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Legislators and Legislative Staff  Gather From Around the Nation | Minneapolis— The National Conference of State Legislatures kicked off its 40th annual Legislative Summit at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. 

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NOTABLE QUOTES

"I imagine at some point you'll have an app called the 'Call Your Friend' app and you won't be using the phone network at all."
NCSL's Max Behlke in Bloomberg News 

“There are so many factors that can affect electricity rates, from resources to demand.”
NCSL's Glen Andersen in Governing article about renewable energy

 

 

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NCSL IN THE NEWS

Salute to a legislature builder | Bill Kelly, a former Minnesota House tax committee chair who also served a stint as an NCSL staffer, says Sabo is too modest. He says Sabo brought several crucial ideas to Minnesota from NCSL and one of its predecessor organizations, the National Conference of Legislatures, which Sabo also chaired. One was insisting that House Research be nonpartisan, and therefore credible regardless of which party was in control.  Star Tribune - Minneapolis


 


 
 
 

 


 

 

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OVERVIEW | PRESS ROOM

NCSL's Public Affairs team assists members of the news media by:

  • Connecting reporters to policy analysts who cover a broad spectrum of issues
  • Distributing press releases about new reports on state legislative activity, reactions to congressional and administrative activity, and upcoming conferences
  • Registering credentialed members of the media to attend NCSL's annual meetings, including Legislative Summit

To receive updates and ask questions about state legislative activity, email press-room@ncsl.org. And feel free to contact us:

Mick Bullock
Director of Public Affairs
202-624-3557

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