AUSTIN, Texas — A majority of Texas voters believe it is important for the state to invest in water infrastructure and support a constitutional amendment allotting a portion of the state’s Rainy Day Fund to finance water projects, according to a University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll.
Sixty-eight percent of registered Texas voters support spending $2 billion from the state’s "Rainy Day Fund" on water infrastructure projects across the state, according to a University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll.
The Texas Tribune is partnering with The University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs for the next installment of Texas Tribune Festival’s “On The Road” series, titled “Health Care.” The daylong symposium will cover major issues in health care policy in Texas and will include discussions about the Affordable Care Act, women’s… » Continue Reading
Event: University of Texas at Austin professors will be joined by a journalist and political consultant to discuss the emergence of the Tea Party in American politics and the future of the powerful but controversial movement in Texas and the United States. When: Tuesday, March 1, 7 p.m. Where: Will C. Hogg Building, 1.120 Background:… » Continue Reading
Event: Reporters, politicians and political consultants discuss the causes and implications of Tuesday's election results. When: Thursday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Where: Texas Capitol Extension Auditorium at the Texas Capitol building Background: After the polls close, the political community will try to make sense of what happened in the mid-term elections and what it… » Continue Reading