Southern Legislative Conference | Serving the South

The Southern
Office of


The Council of State Governments

Recent News and Updates

April 1, 2016

SLC Annual Meeting Guest Program, Youth Program, and Transportation Sign-Up Now Available

Sign-Up Is Open For SLC 2016 Activities!Please visit the Kentucky Host State website for the latest updates on social events, guest and youth activities, airport transportation, and much more. Click here to access sign-ups for the Guest Program, Youth Program, and Transportation... Read More

April 1, 2016

SLC Releases Regional Resource on Broadband Deployment

On January 29, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) redefined "broadband internet." Under the new definition, broadband internet connection must meet benchmark speeds of 25 megabits per second (Mbps) for downloads and 3 Mbps for uploads. Such speeds allow multiple users (or devices) within a household to browse the web and stream video simultaneously, or allow a single user to... Read More

March 21, 2016

SLC Releases Regional Resource on Southern Heroin Epidemic

While the heroin epidemic largely has been concentrated in the Northeast, Appalachian, and Midwest regions of the country, substance abuse is an issue that crosses multiple areas of public policy, including behavioral and public health, criminal justice, and social services. As the South continues to lead the way in criminal... Read More

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Programs & Resources

SLLC Supreme Court Midterm Webinar | Online

1:00 p.m. EST, March 11, 2016

SLLC 10 Years of Roberts Court for State and Local Government Webinar | Online

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT, March 16, 2016

70th Annual Meeting of the Southern Legislative Conference | Lexington, Kentucky

July 9-13, 2016


2015-16 State Service Profile

Chair of the Southern Legislative Conference


Senate President Robert Stivers, Kentucky
SLC Chair, 2015-2016