Topic: Legislature

Faculty Experts Analyze 2015 Texas Legislative Session

May 29, 2015
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As the 2015 Texas legislative session draws to an end, experts at UT Austin offer their take on the complex issues that lawmakers confronted.

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Faculty Experts Guide for 2015 Texas Legislative Session

Jan. 16, 2015

As lawmakers convene to tackle complex issues for the state, experts at The University of Texas at Austin can provide rich commentary and insight based on years of research and work in the field.

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Forum Explores How Citizens Can Hold Elected Leaders Accountable

Jan. 25, 2013

The Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life at The University of Texas at Austin College of Communication, KLRU-TV, Austin PBS and KUT 90.5 FM are hosting a community conversation to explore how citizens can hold elected leaders accountable. "Why Bother? Your State Legislature, Your Voice" is the third event in the news and public dialogue series.

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What "Schoolhouse Rock" didn't teach you

May 4, 2011
Students in the Key Votes Program are researching, tracking and summarizing legislation on a variety of subjects.

Project Vote Smart's Key Votes program builds knowledge of the legislative process beyond the "Schoolhouse Rock" song on how a bill becomes law.

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