webinar series: LOOKING BEYOND THE PANDEMIC

Midwestern Legislatures Address New Challenges


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PREPARING FOR THE 2020 ELECTIONS & BEYOND

THURSDAY, JUNE 11 | 11 a.m. EDT/10 a.m. CDT
contact: Laura Kliewer

 

This webinar focused on best practices for holding elections during the pandemic; the use of newly available federal grants by Midwestern states; and steps to ensure a safe, fair elections process in November and beyond.

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LEGISLATING REMOTELY: EXPERIENCES WITH VIRTUAL SESSIONS

THURSDAY, JUNE 18 | 11 a.m. EDT/10 a.m. CDT
contact: Ilene K. Grossman

 

This webinar examined the successes and challenges of holding remote legislative sessions and
committee meetings.

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CHECKS & BALANCES IN TIMES OF EMERGENCY: LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT OF EXECUTIVE ACTIONS

THURSDAY, JUNE 25 | 11 a.m. EDT/10 a.m. CDT
contact: Tim Anderson

 

This webinar included a look at the scope of gubernatorial emergency powers in the Midwest; the oversight role and powers of legislatures; and recent and potential future actions related to interbranch accountability, disputes and cooperation.

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THE PANDEMIC'S IMPACT ON MIDWESTERN STATE & PROVINCIAL BUDGETS
THURSDAY, JULY 9 | 11 a.m. EDT/10 a.m. CDT
contact: Mitch Arvidson

As tax revenues fall, and spending needs rise, states and provinces must adapt to an unprecedented budget crunch. This webinar will include an overview of the fiscal challenges facing Midwestern lawmakers as well as an outlook for the future.


LESSONS LEARNED: PREPARING FOR THE NEXT PUBLIC EMERGENCY
THURSDAY, JULY 16 | 11 a.m. EDT/10 a.m. CDT |
contact: Jon Davis

This webinar will focus on what the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us to date about how states and provinces should respond to a public health crisis and how to be ready for the next emergency.

BACK TO BUSINESS: ASSESSING ECONOMIC REOPENING STRATEGIES
THURSDAY, JULY 23 | 11 a.m. EDT/10 am CDT
contact: Laura Tomaka

This webinar will take a look at the region’s progress in reopening businesses and communities while safeguarding public health.

 

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If you have questions about the webinar series. please contact the CSG Midwest office.