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A Call for #BlackUnity

by Donisha Cotlone, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group Dear Diary, This weekend I attended the Texas Legislative Black Caucus (TXLBC) Luncheon and Gala, parts of the organization’s biennial Summit. It was an amazing feeling being in a room full of … Continue reading

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The Intersectionality of All Things

by Ali Schoon, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group As I reflect on the past month and a half of my experience at the Texas Legislature, interning with the Legislative Study Group (LSG), I feel as if I have been … Continue reading

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Everything’s Bigger In Texas

by Santiago Cirnigliaro, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group Since accepting the offer to participate in the Austin Legislative Internship Program, we have been told over and over again that we will be working with some very important people … Continue reading

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Drinking Out of a Fire Hydrant: Week One of Appropriations

by Brittany Sharp, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group First, I want to thank you for taking the time to read this blog. I know that you probably have 15 things on your to-do list, and you will probably … Continue reading

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The Invisible Woman

by Donisha Cotlone, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group Becoming a woman who never took politics seriously, to becoming a Texas Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar, deputized to register voters in each of 5 counties. Then being accepted to the Austin … Continue reading

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Learning How to Swim

by Marissa Gorena, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group Yesterday was the start of the 86thTexas Legislative Session and I couldn’t be more excited to start training as a Policy Analyst with the Texas Legislative Study Group. Prior to … Continue reading

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