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A Social Worker’s Survival Guide to Budget Week at the Texas Legislature

Editor’s Note: This post and the post below both focus on interns’ experiences during “Budget Week,” the intense period of time during which the Texas House of Representatives debated and voted on their version of the state’s biennial (two-year) budget and the … Continue reading

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Economic Justice: Why Social Workers Should Pay Attention to Pensions

by Elizabeth Hann, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group Walking up to the Capitol steps in the morning just never gets old. It feels strange being at the Texas Capitol surrounded by lawyers, aides, clerks, lobbyists, and other important … Continue reading

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