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Chambers to Watch: the Virginia Senate

The Virginia House of Delegates held scheduled elections in 2013 but the real news this year is in the state Senate.

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Elections Policy: Looking Back at 2013 and Ahead to 2014

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.

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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. 

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Politics, health reform, drones and much more at Fall Forum

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.

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NLSSA Charter Member Thomas Cedric Townsend (1943-2013)

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.

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NCSL Addresses NRC on Waste Confidence Rule

NCSL's Ben Husch  presented NCSL's position on nuclear waste issues before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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NCSL's Higher Education Institute Studies Funding Changes

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.

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The Language of Leadership

“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.”

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Huntsman and Bayh to Address Partisan Gridlock at NCSL Fall Forum in Washington

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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When State Legislators Visit Capitol Hill, Capitol Hill Listens

On Dec. 4, the first day of NCSL’s 2013 Fall Forum, state legislators will again take their message to Capitol Hill and urge their congressional delegations to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act.

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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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