February 26, 2014
The Southern Legislative Conference recently released a new SLC Regional Resource, Aeronautics in the SLC States: Cleared for Takeoff, examining the increasing number of aeronautics companies that are locating, relocating or expanding their manufacturing operations in the South, a trend particularly discernible in the aftermath of the Great Recession.
February 25, 2014
The Southern Legislative Conference is accepting submissions for its State Transformation in Action Recognition (STAR), a regional adaptation of the former CSG Innovations Awards. The STAR program identifies and promotes innovative ideas and programs from the Southern region’s best problem solvers: the states themselves. The SLC welcomes applications from a wide array of state agencies, departments, and institutions operating within the executive, legislative, and judicial governmental branches. Click here for more information.
February 21, 2014
The Southern Legislative Conference recently published an analysis of the latest state export data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Notably, U.S. exports of goods and services soared to an unprecedented $2.3 trillion, an expansion of 2.8 percent compared to levels reached in 2012. Click here to review the the complete research post.
February 20, 2014
The State Local Legal Center (SLLC), International Municipal Lawyers Association, and Georgetown University Law Center's Supreme Court Institute will collaborate to arrange a Supreme Court Practice seminar in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. The seminar will be held in conjunction with SLLC's 30-year anniversary reception. Details on the program and registration for the event are now available.