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 continue to be a priority […]

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 reversed a Montana Supreme Court […]

July 12th, 2012|Blogs, Issue Management, Local Government, State Politics|

This Week in the States

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee will meet September 30 to discuss tuition revenues, legal settlements and administrative se...
The Joint Committee on Education will meet October 1 to discuss fiscal issues related to the 2014 Adequacy Report, which explores ...
The Assembly Committees on Judiciary, Business, Professions and Consumer Protection and Health and the Senate Committees on Judici...
The Task Force on Cadmium in Children’s Jewelry will hold an informal committee meeting October 2. Ali Legros at all@stateside.c...
The Washington D.C. Council Committee on Human Services will meet October 1 to conduct a public hearing about the human impact of ...
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a hearing September 30 to receive testimony about commercial vehic...
The Pollution Control Agency’s Silica Sand Advisory Panel will meet October 1 to discuss regulatory developments pertaining to s...
The Juvenile Justice Task Force will meet October 1 to discuss the long term fiscal impacts of treating youth in the adult crimina...
The Board of Respiratory Care will hold a public hearing September 29 about proposed amendments to rules concerning licensure. Bec...
The Interim Committee to Study State Procurement will meet September 30. Melissa Luke at mal@stateside.com\r\n\r\nThe Interim Commissi...
The Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public hearing October 1 to discuss amendments to the Coastal Permit Applic...
The New York City Council Committee on Higher Education will meet September 30 to discuss reducing the cost of college textbooks. ...
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources will hold a public hearing October 1 to discuss temporary rules regarding Titl...
The Economic Impact Committee will meet September 29 to discuss federal transportation funding and the status of various transport...
The Judiciary Committee will meet September 30 to hear H.B. 573, which relates to Patent Infringement Lawsuits and bad faith asser...
The House Appropriations and Budget Subcommittee on Common Education will meet September 30 to discuss education funding for stude...
The Environmental Regulation Committee will meet September 29-30 to hear invited testimony about the Environmental Protection Agen...
The Health Reform Oversight Committee will meet September 30 to discuss the health care exchange and recent and future work produc...
The Distributed Solar Generation and Net Metering Stakeholder Group will meet October 3 to discuss the costs and benefits of distr...