This blog is brought to you courtesy of the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work's Austin Legislative Internship Program. The College selects graduate MSW students to intern at the Texas Legislature during its legislative session every two years. Student interns work as full-time staffers in the Legislature, either as policy analysts with the Texas Legislative Study Group, a caucus of the Texas House of Representatives, or in legislators’ offices.
Here, legislative interns share their unique experiences!
- Empowered and Relieved May 22, 2017
- Matters of Personal Privilege May 19, 2017
- Nevertheless, She persisted. May 16, 2017
- Senate Bill 4- Impact, Implications, and Emotions May 10, 2017
- My Thoughts and Ramblings After a Courageous and Radical Testimony May 5, 2017
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by Joel Kissell, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group The first major hurdle towards the end of the Texas legislative session is over. At midnight, on Thursday, May 11th, any bill originating in the House of Representatives was effectively … Continue reading
Editor’s Note: This post and the post above 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 … Continue reading