CSG eCademy is THE online source of information and training on the most critical issues facing state leaders, the latest trends in state policymaking and cutting edge state solutions. CSG offers eCademy programming on an array of policy topics--from education and health reform to transportation infrastructure funding, from grassroots movements influencing state policymaking to U.S. Supreme Court decisions affecting the laws of the states.
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Tune in bimonthly to CSG eCademy Tuesdays at 2 p.m. ET for insightful webcast programming on a range of policy issues. Not only will you get policy insights you need … you may also win a free registration to CSG’s 2015 National Conference in Nashville, Tenn.!
For each eCademy session completed* between Feb. 1 and Oct. 31, employees of state and territorial governments will be entered into a drawing for a complimentary registration for the winner and one guest to the CSG 2015 National Conference, Dec. 10-13 in Nashville, Tenn. Two winners will be drawn and notified on Nov. 2, 2015.
*To successfully complete an eCademy session, participants must be
in attendance for at least 90 percent of the live broadcast. Individuals
who view archived/recorded sessions are not eligible for the drawing.
How Does the Power Flow in Legislative Branch Federalism?
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2 p.m. EDT
Presented as Part of CSG's FREE Civics Education eCademy Series
Unfunded mandates. Congressional imposition. The erosion of federalism. These terms often are tossed around as state and the federal governments continue to navigate the tricky waters of federal-state relations, particularly in the legislative branch. In the second in a series of three all-star webinars about the state of federalism as it applies to the states and the federal government, CSG will explore the roles of the Congress and state legislatures, highlighting the inter-workings of congressional and elected state legislators. Panelists will provide concrete examples to clarify this relationship, which is crucial to the smooth functioning of the states, but can sometimes be blurry and complicated. The specific topics that will be discussed just begin with the Affordable Care Act and the budget process.
Founder and former publisher, Governing magazine
Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and former director of the White House Office of Management and Budget.
Paul L. Posner
Director of the Graduate Public Administration Program at George Mason University and former lead of the GAO’s intergovernmental work
Senior vice president of the Bipartisan Policy Center
Former director of budget and appropriations in the office of Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.
Policy Recommendations to Improve Military and Overseas Voting
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2 p.m. EDT
FREE CSG eCademy Webcast
U.S. military and civilian overseas voters are often located in remote areas abroad, lacking access to the voting information and technology used by stateside voters in their home voting precincts, making it challenging for Americans overseas to cast their ballots. Variations in how states conduct elections and, in particular, how absentee ballots are provided, returned and counted can make voting even more complex. In this FREE CSG eCademy webcast, members of The Council of State Governments’ Overseas Voting Initiative Policy Working Group will explore policy recommendations that can help states improve the U.S. military and civilian overseas voting process.