Legislators to Talk Education, Infrastructure, Law Enforcement and State Budgets at August Online Meeting


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For Immediate Release

July 21, 2021

Denver—Vaccines and public policy, redistricting, drugged driving and reimagining education in a post-pandemic world are just a few of the more than 30 in-depth sessions planned for a three-day online experience presented by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

NCSL Base Camp 2021, Aug. 3-5, will provide an online platform for legislators, staff and other public policy professionals to learn from national policy experts and thought leaders about solutions to the country’s most pressing state issues.

Attendees will hear from a variety of speakers, including:

  • Teresa M. Bejan, associate professor of political theory and a fellow at Oriel College at the University of Oxford.
  • Rachel Harmon, author of the 2021 casebook “The Law of the Police,” and director of the University of Virginia Center for Criminal Justice.
  • Kathleen Styles, U.S. Census Bureau’s chief of Decennial Communications and Stakeholder Relations.
  • David Wasserman, house editor for The Cook Political Report.
  • David Williams, director of policy outreach at Opportunity Insights.

(Check website daily for speaker additions.)

Online registration is live and NCSL Base Camp 2021 official sessions are open to the press. Registration is required, but free to credentialed members of the media. Please review NCSL’s media policy before registering.

NCSL is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the states, commonwealths and territories. It provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues and is an effective and respected advocate for the interests of the states in the American federal system.