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Entries for July 2015

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Seattle Bound? It'll Be an Awesome Summit

More than 5,000 state legislators, legislative staff, federal officials and others from across the country and world are heading for Seattle for the annual NCSL Legislative Summit Aug. 3-6.

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Attend the Summit–Even If You Can’t Travel to Seattle

NCSL’s Legislative Summit in Seattle Aug. 2-6 will be filled with informative sessions, inspiring speakers and plenty of networking opportunities. We recognize, however, that many of our members cannot make the trip to the Emerald City. And we’ve got your back.

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Download the NCSL App for Complete Summit Information

Browse the complete agenda, maps, and listing of speakers, and build your personal meeting calendar to sync with your mobile device.

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Early Learning Fellows Program Kicks Off Fourth Year

The NCSL Early Learning Fellows program is kicking off its fourth year and NCSL Early Care and Education project staff are excited to meet the newly appointed group of fellows at the first meeting of the year in Seattle.

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NRI Committee Will Explore Future of Recycling at Summit

NCSL's Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee will explore the future of recycling during the committee lunch at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 4.

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The Latest on Elections and Redistricting at Summit

 If you’re interested in election and campaign issues that will affect the 2015 and 2016 elections and beyond then you must check out the Redistricting and Elections Standing Committee track at NCSL’s Legislative Summit in Seattle.

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Immigration, Body Cameras, Marijuana, SCOTUS Among Hot Summit Issues

The Law, Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee’s Summit agenda includes hot-topic programs on immigration, police-worn body cameras, marijuana and federalism.

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Latest on Child Support at the Legislative Summit

There are approximately 1.5 million people in prison in the United States. More than 50 percent of those people have a child under the age of 18. These incarcerated parents make up about 5 percent of the child support caseload.

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Celebrating 25 Years of the ADA

The nation is observing the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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Women's Legislative Network Will Mark 30 Years in Seattle

We invite you to join the Women’s Legislative Network and celebrate its 30th anniversary at the Legislative Summit in Seattle.

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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.