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October 22, 2014

SLC Issue Alert on Ebola Outbreak

The World Health Organization reports that the current outbreak of the Ebola virus disease (EVD), which is believed to have begun in March 2014 in West Africa, is the largest and most complex outbreak of the virus since its discovery in 1976. It was not until August 2014, when two American missionaries were flown to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after contracting the disease in Africa, that... Read More

October 20, 2014

Complimentary Webinar on Waste Storage and Water Contamination | October 30, 2014

The Southern Legislative Conference will host a complimentary webinar addressing waste storage and water contamination at 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EDT, Thursday, October 30, 2014. In SLC member states, the coal and chemical industries are essential to state economies. Given the importance of these industries to the region for both... Read More

October 14, 2014

70th SLC Annual Meeting to Convene in Lexington, Kentucky

General Assembly leadership, mayors and business leaders of Kentucky gathered today to officially announce Lexington as the host of the 70th Annual Meeting of the Southern Legislative Conference, convening July 16-20, 2016. The SLC Annual Meeting offers Southern legislators... Read More

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SLC Delegation Travels to Panama for Technical Tour and Briefings on Panama Canal Expansion

A delegation of state transportation leaders from seven SLC member states recently traveled to Panama for high level briefings on the Panama Canal expansion project. 

SLC Delegation to CSG Transportation Academy

Representative Jay Roberts, chair, House Transportation Committee, Georgia; Senator Ernie Harris, chair, Senate Transportation Committee, Kentucky; and Representative William “Bill” Brawley, chair, House Transportation Committee, North Carolina.
The SLC is sincerely grateful for all the legislators, legislative staff, governmental officials, presenters, coordinators, and the many invaluable volunteers that made the 68th Annual Meeting of the Southern Legislative Conference such a success. Thank you all for your continued support and participation.

Programs & Resources

Waste Storage and Water Contamination: Lessons from West Virginia and North Carolina | Online

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EDT, Thursday, October 30, 2014

Public-Private Partnerships and the SLC States: Recent Developments | Online

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday, December 16, 2014

69th Annual Meeting of the Southern Legislative Conference | Savannah, Georgia

July 18-22, 2015

Chair of the Southern Legislative Conference


Speaker David Ralston, Georgia
SLC Chair, 2014-2015