Tag Archives: LSG

The Three-Triangle Tango

by Sophie Creede, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group Researching plastic waste for a class presentation last semester at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work and watching “The Devil We Know” caused my existing passion for … Continue reading

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I Found My People

by Eli Davis, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group This is my first legislative session and first blog post ever. I am much more daunted by the former than the latter, which screams volumes, given my avowed phobia of writing. … 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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Reflecting on Meaningful Work

by Tyler Anderson, intern in the Texas Legislative Group We did it y’all! It’s been over a month since our first day in the Capitol, and to say it flew by would be an understatement. This past month has been a … Continue reading

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The Personal is Political

by Serena Ahmed, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group It’s an interesting time to be working at the Texas capitol during a legislative session, and that’s an understatement. Inhumane governmental acts have been committed since time immemorial, but the … Continue reading

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Come Hungry, Leave Full

by Kylie McNaught, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group Today is the beginning of the third week of the Legislative Session. I’ve just finished a day filled with practicing writing bill analyses. I am part of the Texas Legislative … Continue reading

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Hell Week

by Cathryn Taub Well, we have officially survived what we affectionately call “Hell Week” in the Legislative Study Group; although it was really more like three weeks. We laughed, we cried, we got it done. We now understand what former alums … Continue reading

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Life in Committee Land

by Marisela Gomez For the 84th legislative session, I have been placed inside Representative Garnet Coleman’s office. I feel very fortunate to be working for a senior representative who is involved in many aspects of the legislative process. Not only … Continue reading

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