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Welcome to CSG

The Council of State Governments will convene its annual meeting Dec. 7-10 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The preliminary conference agenda is available now and features innovative sessions exploring interstate compacts, emergency management, economic development, cybersecurity, health care innovation, education and more. Don’t miss the chance to connect with fellow state leaders. Register, find hotel information and more at the conference website.

The Council of State Governments wants to learn more about your policy priorities and the types of tools that are most useful to you. Help us better serve you by answering this short — about 2 minutes to complete — survey to tell us more about what you need from CSG. This anonymous survey will help CSG focus research, training and content on the things that matter most to our members.

CSG, in partnership with CSG South, developed a new resource exploring the issues immigrants experience obtaining professional licensure and the opportunities for states to reduce barriers.

CSG Regional Offices

Regional by design, CSG is a national community with six offices across the U.S. The headquarters office is in Lexington, Ky., and the federal affairs office is located in Washington, D.C. Regional offices are located in Atlanta, Chicago, New York City and Sacramento. All CSG members have the opportunity to participate on two levels—regional and national.

Take advantage of what CSG has to offer. Find a list of upcoming programs and events for sponsorship opportunities. As well as, more information about the benefits of becoming a member.

Find the latest news, analysis and content from The Council of State Governments on its State Talk blog. Explore information on public policy impacting the states, federal funding, the American Rescue Plan, COVID-19 and more along with the latest research, publications and information from CSG, its regional offices, its affiliated organizations and partners.

If you’re a newly elected or appointed member of any branch of state government, we welcome you as a new member of The Council of State Governments! CSG is America’s largest organization of state officials and the nation’s only nonpartisan, nonprofit organization serving all three branches of state government. See how we can work for you!

The Latest

Southern Pulse Newsletter, November 2022

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Question of the Month, November

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