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Donald Trump Has Picked Governor Pence, What Happens Now in Indiana?

By Steve Arthur, Vice President

How Will This Affect the Indiana Governors Race?Donald Trump just tweeted that he will select Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his Vice Presidential running mate. Unlike other states, Indiana does not allow a person to be a candidate for both […]

By |July 15th, 2016|2016 Elections News and Updates|

NAAG Consumer Protection Meeting

NAAG Consumer Protection MeetingThe NAAG Consumer Protection Meeting was held May 23-25 in Washington, D.C. As usual, Monday afternoon was the only session open to the private sector. The public session opened with lunch and a welcome by Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson, Co-Chair of the NAAG Consumer Protection Committee. […]

By |May 27th, 2016|Groups Events Recaps|

Drinking Water—What’s Next?

By Robert Maurice, Manager, State Issues and Erin Thompson, Senior Legislative Associate

Drinking Water and PFCS - What's Next?Water quality has been thrust into the national spotlight in recent years. Between the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, King Gold Mine spill in Colorado, Yellowstone River oil […]

By |May 20th, 2016|Blogs, Environment, Regulatory Issues|

Alex, I’ll take ‘States That Haven’t Passed a Budget’ for $2016

By Vytas AukstuolisZack Cairns, Raymond Durham and Holly Yanai, Legislative Associates

Illinois Budget Impasse ContinuesForty-nine states finalized their FY 2016 budgets months ago, leaving Illinois the last state without a budget. Until April, Pennsylvania was the only other state without a budget after a nine-month impasse. […]

By |May 13th, 2016|Blogs, Legislative Issues|

ASTSWMO & AAPCA Spring Meetings

ASTSWMO & AAPCA Spring MeetingsThe Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) and the Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies (AAPCA) held their Spring Meetings in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Columbia, South Carolina. Discussions included:

  • Risk communication among the states in advance of a May issuance […]
By |May 13th, 2016|Groups Events Recaps|

NAAG Southern Region Meeting

NAAG Southern Region Meeting and Evolving FederalismThe NAAG Southern Region Meeting was held April 18-19 in Atlanta and was focused on federalism and the role of state attorneys general in a number of issue areas. Eight attorneys general were in attendance as well as senior staff from 14 states and […]

By |April 25th, 2016|Groups Events Recaps|

Pennsylvania Legislative Elections Candidate Filing Deadline

ICYMI - Pennsylvania's Filing Deadline for CandidatesThis year, Pennsylvania will hold regularly scheduled elections for all 203 seats in the House and 25 seats in the Senate. Republicans control majorities in both chambers.

Pennsylvania’s candidate filing period for the 2016 elections ended February 16. Here are some key statistics […]

By |February 22nd, 2016|2016 Elections News and Updates|

Indiana Legislative Elections Candidate Filing Deadline

ICYMI - Indiana's Filing Deadline for CandidatesThis year, Indiana will hold regularly scheduled elections for all 100 seats in the House and 25 seats in the Senate. Republicans control majorities in both chambers.

Indiana’s candidate filing period for the 2016 elections ended February 5. Here are some key statistics […]

By |February 16th, 2016|2016 Elections News and Updates|

West Virginia Legislative Elections Candidate Filing Deadline

ICYMI - West Virginia's Filing Deadline for CandidatesThis year, West Virginia will hold regularly scheduled elections for all 100 seats in the House of Delegates and 17 seats in the Senate, plus a special election for a seat in the Senate. Republicans control majorities in both chambers, which they won […]

By |February 11th, 2016|2016 Elections News and Updates|

Kentucky House Elections Candidate Filing Deadline

ICYMI - Kentucky's Filing Deadline for CandidatesThis year Kentucky will hold elections for all 100 seats in the House of Representatives and 19 seats in the Senate. The Kentucky House is one of the battleground chambers in this year’s legislative elections, as the Kentucky Legislature is one of eight legislatures […]

By |February 5th, 2016|2016 Elections News and Updates|