Monthly Archives: %sJuly 2012

NGA Chair Adopts Focus on Disabled Workers

By Josh Fisher, Manager

Governor Markell speaking at NGA Annual Meeting in Williamsburg, VirginiaAs the National Governors Association (NGA) Annual Meeting drew to a close in Williamsburg, Virginia, it was clear that not only will economic development […]

Montana Corporate Contributions Ruling: A Boon to Democrats?

By Steve Arthur, Vice President

On June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a Montana state law that banned corporate political expenditures. In a 5-4 decision, the court reaffirmed its Citizens United decision in American Tradition Partnership v. Bullock. Rather than hearing the case, though, the majority simply […]

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This Week in the States

A primary election will be held August 19 for the office of the Governor, as well as House and Senate seats. Will Hagen at wth@sta...
The Phoenix Environmental Quality Commission is scheduled to receive an update from the city’s Food Policy Council on Thursday, ...
The San Diego City Council will meet Monday, August 18 to consider overriding the mayoral veto of an ordinance relating to the ear...
The Denver City Council is scheduled to meet Monday, August 18 to consider an ordinance amending city zoning laws to limit and con...
The Board of Accountancy will meet August 20 to discuss proposed amendments to regulations related to attestation and random audit...
The Atlanta City Council is scheduled to meet Monday, August 18 to discuss and possibly schedule a work session for an ordinance i...
Interim Study Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources will meet August 19 to discuss and hear testimony about regulation of...
The K-12 Student Performance and Efficiency Commission will meet August 19-20 to discuss the Governor\'s School Efficiency Task For...
The Domestic Violence Taskforce will meet August 22 to examine proposed legislation regarding sentencing recommendations. Stephen ...
The Workers’ Compensation Administration will accept comments through August 18 regarding proposed amendments to rules related t...
The New York City Committee on Governmental Operations is scheduled to meet Wednesday, August 20 to discuss a local law requiring ...
The House Study Committee on Law Enforcement Perspectives on the Drug Epidemic and its Impact on Families will meet August 19 to d...
The Memphis City Council is scheduled to meet Tuesday, August 19 to consider an ordinance amending regulations for limousine, shut...
The Fort Worth City Council is scheduled to meet Tuesday, August 19 to consider ordinances setting the city’s budget and tax rat...
The Vermont Working Group on Expanded Learning Time will meet August 18 to discuss the development of after-school programs. Andre...
A special election will be held August 19 to fill one vacant seat in the Senate and two vacant seats in the House of Delegates. C...
The Legislative Ethics Boards will meet August 19 to discuss complaints relating to the determination of reasonable cause by membe...
The Public Service Commission will accept comments through August 18 regarding draft amendments to rules concerning electric utili...
A primary election will be held August 19 for the office of the Governor, as well as House and Senate seats. Tyler Jones at tdj@st...