The NCSL Capitol Forum is where legislators and staff come together to tackle critical state-federal issues, gain insight from national experts, and work to craft the States’ Agenda. The 2019 Capitol Forum will be held Dec. 10-12 in Phoenix. Join us and register today!
On Oct. 29, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it was issuing an interim final rule outlining a federal program for growing hemp, following its legalization in the 2018 farm bill.
NCSL’s Standing Committees develop policy directives and resolutions, adopted by the conference, that serve to guide NCSL's advocacy before the federal government.
NCSL joined a letter with several other stakeholders commenting on EPA's proposed changes to updating regualtions on water quality certification.
NRI's monthly newsletters—the Agriculture and Energy Update, the Environment Update and the Transportation Update—track federal news, policies and more. For both state and federal news, read the Transporter and Plugged In.