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|Advice, Blogs, Issue Management|

Will State Officials Moving to New Federal Agencies Affect Policy?

By Robert A. Holden, Esq., Senior Vice President

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 […]

August 11th, 2011|Blogs, State Politics|

This Week in the States

The House Ways and Means Committee will meet April 21 to discuss limiting a number of corporate tax credits. Sarah Hofmann at srh@...
The Joint Committee on Environment and Natural Resources will meet April 23 to discuss L.D. 1204, which imposes a fee of $0.005 on...
The House Transportation: Vehicles and Safety Committee will meet April 21 to discuss H.B. 1340, which pertains to the Permanent N...
The Board of Accountancy will hold a public hearing April 21 regarding merging its rules into one regulation and clarifying contin...
The Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling will hold a public hearing April 23 r...
The Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding will meet April 20 to discuss H.B. 7059, which establishes registration fees a...
The deadline for the transmittal of interim study resolutions is April 25. Arielle McAloon at am@stateside.com...
The House Banking Committee will meet April 23 to discuss H.B. 541, which requires adequate proof of indebtedness before collectio...
The Governor\'s Task Force on Combating Campus Sexual Violence will meet April 22 to discuss possible legislation and hear testimon...
The Department of Health will hold a public hearing April 20 to discuss the additions of specific controlled substances to the Sch...
The Phoenix Human Relations Commission will meet April 20 to receive a presentation regarding restoration of voting rights. Scott ...
The Assembly Committee on Health will meet April 21 to discuss A.B. 463, the Pharmaceutical Cost Transparency Act of 2015. Shelby ...
The Senate Judiciary Committee will meet April 21 to discuss H.B. 613, which seeks to make names and addresses contained in licens...
The Albany Common Council will hold a meeting April 20 to review a resolution supporting paid sick and spousal leave. Scott Heneve...
The Legislature will meet April 20-21 to discuss the state budget, H.B. 64. Michael McNamee at mjm@stateside.com\r\n\r\nThe Cleveland ...
The deadline for bills and resolutions to be considered in the opposite chamber is April 23. James Lawrence at jsl@stateside.com...
The Senate Committee on Workforce will meet April 20 to discuss S.B. 845, which establishes a penalty on large employers whose emp...
The House Health Committee and the House Insurance Committee will meet April 20 to discuss the impact of the Affordable Care Act o...
The House Public Health Committee will meet April 21 to discuss H.B. 2824, which sets standards for state owned food and beverage ...
The House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources will meet April 22 to discuss the work being done by the Department of Ec...