Back 

Blog

THE NCSL BLOG

Entries for 'Edward'

26
Congress Debates How to Score Tax Legislation

One of the first moves of the new Republican-controlled Congress on Jan. 6 was to mandate a change of how the Congressional Budget Office and Congress’ Joint Committee on Taxation score, or how they determine how much revenue is gained or lost, on proposed tax legislation.

Continue >

Category: Public Policy
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
22
From Jefferson to Kennedy, Historian Offers Lessons in Leadership

Historian Jon Meacham, who won the Pulitzer Prize for his 2008 biography of Andrew Jackson, “American Lion," captivated legislative leaders from around the country at NCSL’s Symposium for Legislative Leaders in New York City last week.

Continue >

Category: Legislators
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
06
From the State Capitol to the U.S. Capitol

State legislators make up a majority of newly elected members of Congress. 

Continue >

Category: Elections
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
05
Ballot Measures: Yes on Wages and Weed, No on GMOS and Voting

The voters have spoken. They want higher minimum wages, freer access to marijuana, the right to hunt—including bears in Maine—and to show respect to veterans and members of the military.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
29
NCSL Leaders Meet with White House Officials

State legislative leaders from across the country were treated to a half-day discussion with cabinet secretaries at the White House last week, as part of NCSL’s three-day meeting that brought the leaders to D.C. for informative sessions and to meet with members of Congress

Continue >

Category: Legislators
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
15
NCSL Transportation Leaders Roll Up to D.C.

On July 10 and 11, a bipartisan group of state legislative transportation leaders and legislative staff were in Washington, D.C., to meet with members of Congress and the administration to urge action on surface transportation funding.

Continue >

Category: Public Policy
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
14
California Recount Is an Expensive Proposition

The rules governing recounts rarely generate mass attention—unless a major recount is underway, asis the case now in California.

Continue >

Category: Elections
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
14
Tough Task to Challenge Mississippi’s Primary

The loser in this month’s Mississippi primary runoff for a U.S. Senate seat, state Senator Chris McDaniel (R), intends to challenge the June 2 primary runoff in Mississippi won by his opponent, Senator Thad Cochran (R).

Continue >

Category: Elections
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
12
Do Buffer Zones Survive After McCullen?

In a unanimous opinion in McCullen v. Coakley, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a Massachusetts statute making it a crime to stand on a public road or sidewalk within 35 feet of an abortion clinic violates the First Amendment. 

Continue >

Category: Public Policy
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
11
Workforce Update Passes House, Sent to President

On July 9, the U.S. House passed H.R. 803 (the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, or WIOA) in an overwhelming, bipartisan vote of 415-6. On June 25, the Senate approved the measure by a 95-3 vote.

Continue >

Category: Public Policy
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
Page 1 of 4First   Previous   [1]  2  3  4  Next   Last   

Subscribe to the NCSL Blog

Click on the RSS feed at left to add the NCSL Blog to your favorite RSS reader. 

Blog Archives | By Category

About the NCSL Blog

This blog offers updates on the National Conference of State Legislatures' research and training, the latest on federalism and the state legislative institution, and posts about state legislators and legislative staff. The blog is edited by NCSL staff and written primarily by NCSL's experts on public policy and the state legislative institution.

NAVIGATE

Share this: 
NCSL will help you Shine
New Members Welcome
We are the nation's most respected bipartisan organization providing states support, ideas, connections and a strong voice on Capitol Hill.

NCSL Member Toolbox

Denver

7700 East First Place
Denver, CO 80230
Tel: 303-364-7700 | Fax: 303-364-7800

Washington

444 North Capitol Street, N.W., Suite 515
Washington, D.C. 20001
Tel: 202-624-5400 | Fax: 202-737-1069

Copyright 2015 by National Conference of State Legislatures