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One-stop Shopping For Everything You Need to Know About the Summit Sessions

In the 2014 Summit Session Resource Document, you can find bios of outstanding speakers, presentations, session handouts, links to streaming sessions, links to Q&A sessions, and related press releases, as they become available.

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How Are the Kids Doing?

A lot has changed for children in the U.S. since the '90s, with a recent report showing kids have experienced significant improvements in their lives over the last 20 years.
 

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Few Public-Private Partnerships Laws Enacted in 2014

Twenty-three considered 99 bills to enact public-private partnerships (P3s or PPPs) or tweak existing P3 statutes during the 2104 legislative sessions, but few passed.

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Ten Tips for Citizen Engagement

Legislators are continually on the lookout for the best ways to connect with constituents. These tips can help.

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No Summer Recess for Infrastructure

With only two weeks left until Washington, D.C., hits its annual summer recess, we saw a pair of announcements from the administration last week that struck a common theme: infrastructure.

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NCSL Military Task Force Travels to Alaska

Alaska's size, climate, wildlife, and rugged beauty make the “Last Frontier” not only a spectacular tourist destination, but a place that residents are proud to call home. And if all that weren't enough, the state is also remarkable from a military perspective.

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Senator Klobuchar Moves Human Trafficking Legislation

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), a featured plenary session speaker at NCSL's Legislative Summit, has spearheaded an effort to combat human trafficking in the United States Senate.

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UberX and Lyft Disrupt Transportation Status Quo

With the advent of UberX and Lyft, hailing a ride has never been easier. On the regulatory side, however, things are increasingly hazy as these services increasingly disrupt the transportation status quo in the U.S. and around the world.

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Three Branch Institute Meets to Discuss Childrens Wellbeing

Children's wellbeing across a broad range of issues were in the spotlight when NCSL’s Children and Families Program, Child Welfare Project participated in the 2014 Three Branch Institute meeting in Milwaukee, Wisc.

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Is the Highway Trust Fund Road Kill?

The issue at hand is the precarious state of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), which is, by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s own admission, facing the possibility of dropping below the threshold of certainty for state reimbursements by August.

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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.

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