During Tuesday’s joint primary elections, voters across the state will cast ballots for the high profile positions of governor, attorney general, railroad commissioner and others. Candidates have been addressing pressing public issues such as religious freedom, taxes and Obamacare. Experts at The University of Texas at Austin who are engaged in the state’s political and… » Continue Reading
President Barack Obama will deliver his 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday night, during which he is likely to discuss income inequality, immigration, health care policy, foreign policy and global affairs, among other issues. Experts from The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety topics related to… » Continue Reading
Corrupting Influence of Money in Politics is Subject of Lessig’s Feb. 28 Lecture at The University of Texas at Austin
Renowned attorney, author and professor Lawrence Lessig will give the keynote address "The 'Corruption' of Our System of Money and Politics" at an event hosted at The University of Texas at Austin on Monday, Feb. 28.
Event: The Center for Politics and Governance (CPG) at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, Citizens for State and Local Service and the CenTex Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration present “Election Wrap-Up: What’s Next for Texas?” featuring political journalists offering their analysis of the Nov. 2 races and their predictions… » Continue Reading
As the Tea Party movement tries to gain clout, Democrats struggle to hold onto power and Texans focus on a gubernatorial race, faculty experts at The University of Texas at Austin are offering analysis of next month's historic mid-term elections.
Students from The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will present research that calls for open-source data and better transparency in Texas state and local finance at a half-day conference April 23.