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 House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee will meet September 17 to discuss EPA proposed rule 111(d), which re...
The Legislative Task Force on Autism will meet September 19 to discuss Associates Degrees in occupational life skills. Sarah Hofma...
The San Bernardino City Council will meet September 15 to discuss the City’s pending case in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. [Agenda] Wil...
The Denver Safety and Well Being Committee will meet September 16 to consider a proclamation in support of the United States Envir...
The Family and Medical Leave Insurance Task Force will meet September 18 to discuss establishing an insurance program to provide s...
The Washington D.C. Committee on Government Operations will meet September 18 to discuss the Clean Hands Elections Reform Amendmen...
State Senator Eleanor Sobel (D) will host a town hall meeting September 16 to discuss the 2014 proposed constitutional amendment #...
The Senate Medicaid Care Management Organizations Credentialing Study Committee will meet September 15 to hear testimony from prov...
The Assessment Task Force will meet September 17 to discuss the governor’s announcement that Iowa would not pursue further invol...
The Board of Education will meet September 16 to discuss proposed regulatory amendments that will allow schools to hire teachers i...
The Joint Oversight Committee on the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange will meet September 16 to receive updates about the Maryland...
The Domestic Violence Task Force will meet September 19 to discuss funding for ending domestic violence abuse. Stephen Hellier at ...
The Joint Committee on Solid Waste Management District Operations will meet September 17 to preview draft legislation and hear tes...
The Legislative Energy Commission will meet September 16 to discuss the future of biogas in the state. Christopher Mitton at ccm@s...
The New Hampshire General Court will convene September 15-17 to act upon measures vetoed by Governor Maggie Hassan (D). Melissa Lu...
The Senate Select Committee on Science, Technology, Incubation and Entrepreneurship will meet September 16 to discuss the future o...
The Administrative Rules Committee will meet September 15 to hear presentations regarding internal rule changes within several gov...
The Board of Education will meet September 15 to discuss proposed amendments to educator preparation programs, which requires prog...
The House Judiciary Committee will meet September 16 to review death penalty procedures and execution alternatives. Stephen Hellie...
The House Interim Committee on Health Care will meet September 15 to receive an update from Cover Oregon and the Oregon Health Aut...
The Philadelphia Committee on Global Opportunities and Creative/Innovative Economy will meet September 15 to discuss a resolution ...
The Health Reform Task Force will meet September 18 to receive updates about the negotiations between Governor Gary R.  Herbert (...
The Public Records Legislative Study Committee will meet September 15 to discuss public records exemptions created or repealed dur...
The Joint Select Health Care Oversight Committee will meet September 18 to receive updates about the Health Benefit Exchange from ...
The Task Force on Digital Information and Privacy will meet September 18-19 to discuss bill drafts related to internet privacy. An...