2018-2019 SLC Chair

Speaker Taylor Barras, Louisiana
Speaker Taylor Barras, Louisiana

2018-2019 Chair Elect

Speaker Tim Moore, North Carolina
Speaker Tim Moore, North Carolina

News and Updates

April 11, 2019

Spotlight on Longevity: Speaker Pro Tempore Victor Gaston

In November 2018, Speaker Pro Tempore Victor Gaston was elected to his 10th term in the Alabama House of Representatives. He was unopposed in his re-election bid for House District 100, a seat he has held since 1982. With eight consecutive unopposed elections, Representative Gaston is believed ... Read More

February 8, 2019

Children’s Health and Safety Legislative Staff Workshop

On Friday, February 8, 2019, legislative staff from Alabama, Louisiana, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Virginia attended a policy workshop organized by the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC). Staff whose committee purviews include health and human services, public safety and criminal justice received ... Read More

December 14, 2018

Presiding Officer Delegation to Cuba

A delegation of presiding officers from the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC) recently travelled to Havana, Cuba, to gain insight into the nation’s growing private sector, agricultural trade opportunities, internationally acclaimed biomedical research, and to participate in high-level briefings ... Read More

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Recent Research

Policy Analysis | April 2019
School Counselor Legislation in the South

SLC Regional Resource | April 2019
Weathering the Storm: Assessing the Agricultural Impact of Hurricane Michael

SLC Regional Resource | April 2019
Surprise Medical Billing in the South: A Balancing Act

Policy Analysis | April 2019
Federal Legislation on Rural Hospitals

Policy Analysis | March 2019
Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals

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