Labor & Economic Development Standing Committee 

Presentations and Handouts

NCSL Spring Forum
Washington, D.C.
April 19 - 21, 2007

What is the Role of State Government in Economic Development?

Gary Rappaport, The Rappaport Companies, McLean, Virginia  HandoutAdobe PDF / Bio

Greg LeRoy, Good Jobs First, Washington, D.C.  Handout / Bio

Miles Friedman, National Association of State Development Agencies, Manassas, Virginia  Handout Adobe PDF/ Bio

Getting it Right: Federal, State and Local Responsible Housing Policies 

Jeffery Lubell, Center for Housing Policy, Washington, D.C. Adobe PDF Bio

Thayer Long, National Modular Housing Council, Manufactured Housing Institute, Arlington, Virginia  Handout Adobe PDF

Irica Solomon, National Apartment Association, Arlington, Virginia 

State-Federal Update

Mason Bishop, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C. 

Judy Miller, U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, Washington, D.C. 

Lauren McGarity, U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Washington, D.C.

Tim Reif, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, Trade Subcommittee, Washington, D.C.

Jeanne Mejeur, NCSL, Denver, Colorado

Gerri Madrid Davis, NCSL, Washington, D.C.

Jeremy Meadows, NCSL, Washington, D.C.

Insourcing, Outsourcing and Workforce Adjustment 
Jennifer Spencer, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.  

Meghana Ayyagari, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. 

Gwen Rubenstein, The Workforce Alliance, Washington, D.C.

Howard Rosen, Trade Adjustment Assistance Coalition, Washington, D.C.

Career and Technical Education

Steve DeWitt, Association for Career and Technical Education, Alexandria, Virginia  Bio


Domenic Giandomenico, National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium, Washington, D.C.  Bio

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