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September 30, 2014

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, including Senator Bill Hightower, Alabama; Representative George Moraitis, Florida; Senator Steve Gooch, Georgia; Representative Walt Leger, Louisiana; Senator Gary Stanislawski, Oklahoma; Representative Larry Phillips, Texas; and Senator David Marsden, Virginia, recently... Read More

September 25, 2014

Complimentary Webinar on Federal Food Safety Modernization Act | Friday, October 3, 2014

A free webinar, held at 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. EDT, Friday, October 3, and arranged by the Regional Offices of the Council of State Governments and the State Ag and Rural Leaders, will follow-up on previous FSMA webinars by examining the FDA’s most recent actions implementing the law, focusing on the supplemental rule... Read More

September 17, 2014

SLC Transportation Leadership Attend Washington, D.C., Policy Academy

The Council of State Governments’ 2014 Transportation Academy for transportation leaders from state legislatures across the country was held in Washington, D.C., on September 15-17, 2014.  The Academy included a series of high-level policy discussions, briefings from a range of nationally-recognized transportation experts, meetings with members of Congress and U.S. Department of Transportation... Read More

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Complimentary Webinar on Federal Food Safety Modernization Act 2014 SLC Delegation to Panama Transportation Presentation Washington, D.C., Delegation 2014 SLC Annual Meeting
The Southern Legislative Conference, CSG-West, and State Ag and Rural Leaders will present a complimentary webinar between 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST, Friday, October 3, examining the FDA’s most recent actions implementing the Federal Food Safety Modernization Act, focusing on the supplemental rule proposals and their implications for those in the food and feed supply chain.

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

Complimentary Webinar on Federal Food Safety Modernization Act | Online

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. EDT, Friday, October 3

SLC Center for the Advancement of Leadership Skills (CALS) Leadership Program | Little Rock, Arkansas

October 4-8, 2014

Chair of the Southern Legislative Conference


Speaker David Ralston, Georgia
SLC Chair, 2014-2015