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

The San Diego City Council will meet July 28 to consider an earned sick leave and minimum wage ordinance. [Agenda] William Higgins...
The Denver City Council will meet July 28 to consider an ordinance that allows the city to assess civil and criminal penalties on ...
The House Study Committee on the Role of Federal Government in Education will meet July 30 to discuss the current state of educati...
The Chicago Council Committee on Budget and Government Operations will meet July 29 to consider a measure prohibiting municipal pr...
The New Orleans Transportation and Airport Committee will meet July 29 to discuss changes to the city’s “Vehicles For Hire” ...
The Department of Public Health will hold a public hearing July 30 to discuss proposed amendments to regulations concerning the pr...
The House of Representatives will convene a special session July 30 to consider all active legislation. Trevor Mitchell at twm@sta...
The Minneapolis City Planning Commission will hold a public hearing July 28 about a zoning code text amendment affecting residenti...
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources will accept comments through August 1 about proposed rule amendments to storm ...
The Interim Joint Committee on Taxation will meet July 30 to discuss measuring effectiveness and accountability of property tax ex...
The Teacher Standards and Practices Commission will accept comments through July 30 about proposed rules pertaining to the Element...
The Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations will meet July 28 to hear a presentation from the Department of Transportation about...
The Salt Lake City City Council is scheduled to meet July 29 to consider the issuance and competitive sale of $22 million worth of...
The Digital Information Privacy Task Force will meet July 31 to discuss issues related to the storage and protection of digital in...