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NCSL IN D.C.

NCSL in D.C.

Upper left, Nevada Senator Debbie Smith at a White House meeting. Lower right, legislative leaders gather at the White House following a meeting in July 2014.

THE LATEST FROM WASHINGTON, D.C.

U.S. Capitol DomeJuly 17, 2014 | NCSL Statement on Senate Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act— Senators Michael Enzi (R-Wyo.) and Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced Senate Bill 2609, the Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act, on Tuesday that aims to level the playing field for local retailers.

 

 

 

 

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CAPITOL TO CAPITOL

picture of newsletterCapitol to Capitol gives you up-to-the-minute information on important federal legislation, and advises you when you need to call members of your congressional delegation to show your support or disapproval of bills that affect the states. Published since 1994, Capitol to Capitol comes out on an as-needed basis, averaging approximately one issue per week over the calendar year.

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NCSL IN D.C. VIDEO UPDATE | CAPITOL TO CAPITOL

 

In this #Cap2Cap review we discuss the short term solution Congress made regarding the Highway Trust Fund and what we can expect from Congress once they return from the summer recess. Watch this eVideo update in the screen at the right.

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POLICY DIRECTIVES | RESOLUTIONS

GavelNCSL’s Standing Committees develop Policy Directives and Resolutions, adopted by the conference, that serve to guide NCSL to represent state legislatures in the American federal system of government consistent with support of state sovereignty and state flexibility and protection from unfunded federal mandates and unwarranted federal preemption. Click below for the policies being considered at the 2014 Legislative Summit!

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LETTERS AND TESTIMONY 

people attending meetingNCSL effectively works to enhance the role of states and state legislatures in the federal system.  These state-federal activities, which include letters to Congress and the administration and testimony before congressional committees or federal commissions, are guided by policy directives and resolutions developed NCSL's eight standing committees.

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OVERVIEW | NCSL IN D.C.

NCSL is nationally recognized as a formidable lobbying force in Washington, D.C. Year-in and year-out, the organization effectively works to enhance the role of states and state legislatures in the federal system. NCSL opposes unfunded federal mandates and unwarranted federal preemption of state authority, and seeks to provide state legislatures the flexibility they need to innovate and be responsive to the unique needs of the residents of each state.

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  • States Have Their Own Ideas About Health Care Reform

    If you think the Affordable Care Act is the last word on providing health care coverage for Americans you need to spend a little time listening to some of the state lawmakers who have spent years working in the trenches of health care.

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