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November 19, 2014

SLC Delegation Joins SSEB Tour of Nuclear Plant

On November 14, 2014, a delegation of SLC members from Alabama and South Carolina joined the Southern States Energy Board on a tour of two nuclear energy facilities under construction at the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Georgia. Vogtle units 3 and 4 are scheduled to begin commercial operation in 2017 and 2018, respectively. The construction of these units is the largest... Read More

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

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Tribute to Senator Douglas Henry of Tennessee SLC Criminal Justice and Mental Health Delegation Visits Model Program in San Antonio, Texas SLC, SSEB Tour of Plant Vogtle SLC Legislative Staff Exchange on Budget Processes Complimentary Webinar on Nonratepayer Energy Efficient Options Complimentary Webinar on Transportation Public Private Partnerships in SLC States
Tennessee Senator Douglas Henry, long-standing member of the Executive Committee of the Southern Legislative Conference and chair of the Conference from 1988-1989, draws to a close six decades of service to the people of Tennessee. As a tribute to Senator Henry, the longest serving legislator in Tennessee history, the Tennessee State Library and Archives produced a video reflection of Senator Henry’s life and service. Please click on the link to view the video. 

SLC Criminal Justice and Mental Health Delegation Visits Model Program in San Antonio, Texas

A delegation of legislators convened in San Antonio, Texas, November 17-18, 2014, for briefings on the Center for Health Care Services’ (CHCS) Restoration Center jail diversion program and the Haven for Hope homeless center. 

SLC Delegation Joins SSEB Tour of Nuclear Plant

On November 14, 2014, a delegation of SLC members from Alabama and South Carolina joined the Southern States Energy Board on a tour of two nuclear energy facilities under construction at the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Georgia. 

SLC Hosts Legislative Service Exchange Program in Atlanta

Members of the House Fiscal Division of the Louisiana House of Representatives met with staff in the House Budget and Research Office (HRBO) of the Georgia House of Representatives in Atlanta, Georgia, to discuss processes and procedures related to formulating the state budget. 

Programs & Resources

Non-Ratepayer Energy Efficiency Options | Online

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