Meet PSN at the NCSL Legislative Summit!


If you’re planning to attend the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Legislative Summit in Louisville, Kentucky next week, be sure to visit Progressive States Network at our exhibit hall booth (#701) and at our several hosted events. 

PSN will co-sponsor the National Labor Caucus of State Legislators Reception
Sunday July 25th
5:30pm - 7pm
Hyatt Regency, 320 West Jefferson
Come join the National Labor Caucus of State Legislators (NLC) for networking and cocktails.  Sponsored by the AFL-CIO, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), American Federation of Teachers (AFT), International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), Progressive States Network (PSN), and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

A Progressive Vision for Health Care Implementation
Monday July 26th
5:15pm - 6:15pm
Conference Theater, Hyatt Regency, 320 West Jefferson
Progressive States Network and the Working Group of State Legislators for Health Reform will highlight messaging and strategies to strengthen support for key provisions of the federal health care law, while planning for collaboration with allies on using the law as the basis for moving towards quality, affordable for all Americans. 

Addressing the State Revenue Crisis: Raising Revenue and Changing the Economic Debate
Tuesday July 27th
7:30am - 8:45am
Churchill Downs, Hyatt Regency, 320 West Jefferson
Progressive States Network will host this discussion on how to highlight the broad-based public support for raising revenue to avoid cutting necessary spending priorities.   Presenting both policy options and messaging, this session will also discuss how state leaders can collaborate across the country to move the debate in the states and in Congress away from destructive austerity politics towards an economic program of long-term investment and job creation.

Flemming Fellows: Next Steps
Tuesday, July 27th
4:30pm - 5:45pm
2nd Floor Park Suite, Hyatt Regency, 320 West Jefferson
Are you a former Flemming Fellow? Interested in progressive, values-based leadership? Please join our meeting on the program’s future, followed by an open-bar reception. Hosted by Demos and co-sponsored by the Progressive States Network.

You can also find all of the attending progressive organizations and events in the Progressive's Guide to the 2010 NCSL Legislative Summit, located online at

With the help of friends and allies, Progressive States Network has assembled the Progressive’s Guide to provide the progressive community with a one-stop source for finding out what progressive organizations will be attending the conference, how to get in touch with them and a comprehensive listing of events organized by them.  We encourage you to visit the booths of progressive organizations in the conference exhibit hall, where you can connect with progressive advocates and find the latest state policy resources.  Plus, if you do, you could enter to win a digital camera!