NCSL stands ready to work with the new administration and Congress to move our states and country forward. By selecting one of the policy ares on the linked page, you will see NCSL’s position on more than two dozen issues. These positions were approved by an affirmative vote of more than three-quarters of state legislatures.
President Joe Biden issued a number of presidential actions involving environment and energy issues—ranging from a required review of federal regulations, to the revocation of existing federal permits, and changes to national land and sea monuments.
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 sent a letter to DOT's National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration commenting on its Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking concerning the potential development of a framework of principles to govern the safe behavior of automated driving systems in the future.
NRI's bi-weekly newsletter tracks transportation, energy, environment, and agriculture news across the federal government. For state energy news, check out NCSL's Plugged In.