Voting Rights Today Essay and Documentary Contest 

LBJ signing civil rights billMark your calendar! To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, the LBJ Foundation announces the 2015 “Voting Rights Today” Essay and Documentary Contest. Submissions will be accepted January 1-26, 2015.

The contest is open to all 12th grade Texas students with a first place award of $2,500 and paid trip to the LBJ Presidential Library for the award ceremony. For full contest details including eligibility and requirements, please visit the contest page.

Video of Runoff Candidate Forums Now Available

Thanks to ATXN, videos from the November 21 candidate forum for Austin City Council and Mayor are now available. Links to them are on the candidate forum announcement page.