The December issue looks at the work states face to deal with the health care needs of an aging population and new approaches to teacher evaluations.
The Marketplace Fairness Act, fiscal uncertainty faced by states, unfunded federal mandates and tax reform were among the issues up for discussion Wednesday as more than 200 state legislators from 41 states met with congressional leadership and 150 members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Virginia House of Delegates held scheduled elections in 2013 but the real news this year is in the state Senate.
NCSL’s Redistricting and Elections Task Force will host a session during NCSL's Fall Forum of what to expect in elections policy in 2014.
Oppose the King Amendment in the House version of the Farm Bill and support the Senate versions’ nutrition title. This was the message from NCSL’s leadership in a Nov. 12 letter to the House and Senate Farm Bill conference leaders.
Political disunity, health reform, drones, immigration, the cloud and the three E’s—education, elections and energy—will all be top-shelf agenda items during the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Fall Forum Dec. 4-6 in Washington, D.C.
National Legislative Services and Security Association members are mourning the death of former Texas Senate sergeant-at-arms, Tommy Townsend who passed away on Monday, Nov. 18. Tommy was widely known and respected throughout the halls of the Texas capitol for a distinguished career that spanned more than four decades.
NCSL's Ben Husch presented NCSL's position on nuclear waste issues before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
A particular focus of the 2013 NCSL Higher Education Institute, held Nov. 7-9, was a movement away from enrollment-based to outcome-based funding.
“Great leaders cause you to move to action. They force you to think.” That's how North Carolina State Representative Craig Horn, speaking at NCSL’s Symposium for Emerging Leaders in Beaverton, Ore. on Monday, captured the essence of Winston Churchill as someone who knew “public service was the highest calling.”
At this year’s NCSL Fall Forum in Washington, D.C., attendees will hear from Jon Huntsman (R), former Utah governor, and Evan Bayh (D), former Indiana governor and U.S. senator, the leaders of No Labels, a national organization working with members of Congress from both political parties to work across the aisle to solve our nation’s problems.
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