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 […]

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 […]

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

This Week in the States

The Multimodal Commerce Advisory Commission will meet October 24 to receive presentations from stakeholder groups. Sarah Hofmann a...
The Joint Government Operations Committee will meet October 22 to discuss expedited licensure for military applicants and their sp...
The Division of Public Health Protection and Safety will hold a public hearing October 21 to discuss proposed amendments to radiol...
The Chicago City Council will meet October 20 to discuss Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s (D) budget. [Calendar] William Higgins at wch@sta...
 \r\n\r\nThe Government Organization Subcommittee C will meet October 20 to discuss H.C.R. 119 regarding a study of municipalitie...
The Miami Beach City Commission will meet October 22 to consider a resolution supporting local regulation and enforcement of singl...
The Fiscal Committee will meet October 20 to receive updates on Medicaid. Shelby King at smk@stateside.com\r\n\r\nThe Utilities Board...
The Joint Committee on State Building Construction will meet October 21 to review their five-year plan and tour several state owne...
The Medical Care Advisory Committee will meet October 21 to receive updates regarding the Health Care Guidance Program and Applied...
The Commission on Business Personal Property and Business Taxation will meet October 23 to discuss utilization of tax increment fi...
The College and Career-Ready Standards and Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers Implementation Review W...
The Board of Psychology will meet October 21 to address comments pertaining to proposed rules impacting program accreditation stan...
The Senate Education Committee will meet October 22 to meet the Teachers of the Year and discuss their perspectives on education. ...
The Assembly Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee will meet October 22 to discuss the challenges faced by female veterans. S...
The Legislative Council and the Joint Legislative Budget Committee will meet October 21-23 to hear budget requests from state agen...
The Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee and the Health Committee will hold a joint hearing October 21 to discuss the Drug Me...
The Committee on Finance and Revenue will hold a public oversight hearing October 20 to discuss the District’s Chief Financial O...
The Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting October 22 to discuss rules concerning drought management and water...
The Board of Education will hold a public hearing October 21 to discuss amendments to teacher certification rules. Maia Falconi-Sa...
The House Appropriations – Health, Mental Health and Social Services Committee will meet October 20 to compare data from benefic...
The House Education Committee will hold an executive session October 21 to discuss H.B. 1496, regarding the objectivity and validi...
The Legislative Health and Human Services Committee will meet October 20-22 to discuss mental and behavioral health programs and s...
The Workers’ Compensation Review Committee will meet October 21 to discuss a bill draft relating to posttraumatic stress disorde...
The House Higher Education Committee will meet October 22 to discuss student loan debt and the transition between K-12 education t...
The Philadelphia City Council Committee on Public Safety will hold a public hearing October 21 to discuss an ordinance to add hate...
The City of Rock Hill will hold a mayoral election October 21. William Higgins at wch@stateside.com...
The Senate Jurisprudence Committee will meet October 23 to discuss expunction of criminal records. Stephen Hellier at sjh@statesi...
The Air Quality Board will hold a public hearing October 20 to discuss proposed amendments to control measures for area and point ...
The Juvenile Sentencing Reform Task Force will meet October 21 to discuss legislative proposals relating to citizen recommendation...
The Interim Joint Education Committee will meet October 23 to discuss the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement as it pertains...
The Alcoholic Beverage Shipping and Distribution Study Interim Committee will meet October 20 to discuss draft legislation. Bob Ma...