News and Updates

June 6, 2018

SLC Energy & Environment Committee Delegation

On June 5-6, a delegation comprising members of the Energy & Environment Committee of the Southern Legislative Conference, led by Representative Lynn Smith (Georgia), chair of the committee, traveled to Washington, D.C. to engage in meetings with senior officials from the U.S. Department of... Read More

May 8, 2018

New SLC Regional Resource - Opioids and Organ Donations: A Tale of Two Crises

At least 42,249 Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2016, a 28 percent increase from 2015, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Opioids now kill more Americans each year than guns, breast cancer or automobile... Read More

April 4, 2018

Louisiana State Visit

On April 3-4, SLC Director Colleen Cousineau, along with three SLC policy and research staff – Anne Roberts Brody, Roger Moore and Nick Bowman – visited legislative members and staff of the Louisiana Legislature to discuss services available to them from the Southern Legislative Conference of The Council... Read More

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Policy Analysis | June 11, 2018
Distracted Driving Laws in SLC Member States

Policy Analysis | May 10, 2018
Agriculture Sector's Contribution to State GDP, 2016-2017

SLC Regional Resource | May 8, 2018
Opioids and Organ Donations: A Tale of Two Crises

Policy Analysis | April 25, 2018
Chamber Vote Adjustment in the South

Policy Analysis | April 16, 2018
SLC - China Trade Data

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