Monthly Archives: %sAugust 2011

HO, HO, HOLD THE PRESSES!

By Constance Campanella, President and CEO

Labor Day, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Veterans Day, Halloween and Valentine’s Day are holidays to most, but for elected officials they are something more–an opportunity to issue press releases, website posts, tweets and other announcements.

With headlines such as “Attorney General Settles with Florist (February 14),” “Avoid Halloween Tricks by Credit Card […]

August 30th, 2011|Blogs, Issue Management|

Will State Officials Moving to New Federal Agencies Affect Policy?

State officials have always found career paths that led to service in the federal government.  In areas where state law has historically been developed within a federal statutory framework, many aspects of environmental protection being an example, state officials moving into federal positions is nothing new.  Two recent major pieces of federal legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care […]

August 11th, 2011|Blogs, State Politics|

This Week in the States

The Department of Natural Resources will meet January 28 to hear proposed amendments to its carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery r...
Governor David Ige (D) will deliver the State of the State address January 26. Sarahita Wyatt-Paige at swp@stateside.com...
A special election will be held January 27 to fill seats in Senate District 6 and House District 24. Sarah Hofmann at srh@states...
A subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee will meet January 26 to hear H.S.B. 54, a study bill relating to persons who are e...
The House Vision 2020 Committee will meet January 26 to receive an informational briefing from the Professor of Pediatrics and Tel...
The House Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources Committee will meet January 28 to consider H.J.R. 1006, which makes modific...
The Senate Finance Committee will meet January 27 to discuss the modification of laws regulating the sale of electronic cigarettes...
The Joint Committee on General Law will meet January 27 to discuss S.B. 3, which relates to manufacturing and out-of-state shipper...
The Senate Committee on Commerce will meet January 28 to discuss S.F. 227, which relates to debt collection and purchasing debt. ...
The House Judiciary Committee will meet January 27 to discuss a bill to exempt pawnbrokers from recording and retaining identifyin...
The Senate Environment and Energy Committee will meet January 26 to consider S.B. 2711, which requires the Board of Public Utility...
The General Assembly will convene for the 2015 legislative session January 28. Adam Houser at adh@stateside.com...
The Senate Education Subcommittee on Public Education will meet January 26 to discuss S.B. 916, which relates to establishing crit...
The House County and Municipal Affairs Committee will meet January 26 to discuss H.B. 2095, which relates to performance bond requ...
The Joint Committee on Public Retirement and Social Security Programs will meet January 26 to receive briefings by retirement syst...
The Berkeley City Council will meet January 27 to consider modifying the City\'s residential and commercial conservation ordinances...
The Health and Human Services Committee will meet January 28 to discuss B21-8, which provides for assessment rates of health carri...
The Committee on Health and Human services will meet January 28 to hear L.B. 77, which requires a Medicaid state plan amendment fo...
The House Ways and Means Committee will meet January 27 to discuss the creation of a study committee to study the effects of makin...
The New York City Council Committee on Consumer Affairs will meet January 28 to consider a local law to provide young adults with ...
The House Industry, Business and Labor Committee will meet January 28 to consider H.B. 1428, which relates to the minimum wage for...
The House Education Committee will meet January 28 to hear a presentation regarding community school accountability. Stephen Hell...
The Philadelphia City Council Committee on Finance will meet January 28 to consider an ordinance providing tax rate reductions to ...
The House Education and Public Works Committee will meet January 27 to discuss H.B. 3265, which requires students to receive instr...
The Legislature will convene for the 2015 general session January 26. Adam Houser at adh@stateside.com\r\n\r\nGovernor Gary Herbert ...
The House Technology and Economic Development Committee will meet January 27 to discuss H.B. 1093, which relates to unmanned aeria...
The Senate Labor, Health and Social Services Committee will meet January 26 to discuss S.F. 62, which relates to the oral chemothe...
The Senate Judiciary Committee will meet January 27 to discuss S.B. 48, which revises the hours for the legal operation of a perso...