On Thursday, April 9th at 2:00pm EST, Progressive States Network held a national conference call for state legislators and advocates discussing why taxing high-income residents is better than budget cuts and better for economic growth.
On Friday, March 20 at 1pm EST, Progressive States Network held a conference call focusingon making broadband a key part of states' economy recovery. The call included an analysis of the $7.2 billion appropriated in theAmerican Recovery and Reinvestment Act for broadband initiatives.
On Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 4:00pm EST Progressive States Network brought together progressive state legislators and policy experts
from across the country to answer questions and share practical
strategies for obtaining federal stimulus funds and using them to shore
up budget gaps, restore ailing economies, and effect lasting
On Friday, February 6, 2009 at 2:00pm ESTProgressive States Network hosted a national conference call to share
strategies for integrating immigrants into our communities and how states
can implement them, with an eye on limiting the budget impact,
welcoming immigrants, and driving local economic engines.
On Friday, December 19, 2008 at 12:00pm EST, Progressive States Network together with the National Employment Law Project (NELP), the Half In Ten Campaign, and MomsRising, hosted a call to share information about the innovative state reforms featured in the
Unemployment Insurance Modernization Act (UIMA) and the critical role
that state officials and state advocates can play in this timely
On Friday, December 5, 2008 at 1:00pm EST, Progressive States Network
hosted a national conference call to discuss strategies for implementing Universal Voter Registration, replacing
our current voter-initiated registration procedures with systems
designed to register every eligible voter. Hear from the leading
advocates and a legislator about the goals, plans and successes of this
[Click here for an mp3 recording of the full call.]
On the heels of Barack Obama’s landslide victory in Tuesday’s
Presidential election, the national policy group Progressive States
Network will host a conference call on Thursday in which policy
experts, legislators, and advocates from across the nation will
highlight the state-level mandate for progressive change that
accompanied Obama’s victory and map an ambitious 50-state legislative
agenda to capitalize on that mandate.