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Welcome to CSG

This bipartisan working group of state leaders from all three branches of government is tasked with providing resources and recommendations for state governments on how to best address current state challenges with special consideration of fiscal, health, economic and workforce, and civic policy infrastructures.
This annual leadership award recognizes the outstanding work of 20 up-and-coming elected and appointed officials from across the country who not only exemplify strong leadership skills but have also demonstrated a true commitment to serving the citizens of their state/territory. The deadline to apply for the 2021 award is July 23.
CSG, with funding from the USDA, awarded grant funds to six state and local Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) agencies. Over the next two years, CSG will provide the selected agencies with continued support and technical assistance as they work to improve the WIC certification experience.

Paralympian and Legislator Will Watch, Attend Paralympic Games

While the whole world will be watching the Olympics beginning on July 23, one state legislator has a particular interest in the Olympic and Paralympic games.   “I never miss an Olympic

Biden reaches deal on infrastructure with bipartisan senators

President Joe Biden announced Thursday, June 24, that after meeting with a group of senators from both parties, they had reached an agreement on infrastructure.   This comes after weeks of

Accessible Telework: Strategies for Developing Inclusive State Agency Programs

Telework has increased substantially as a result of COVID-19. About half of all employed Americans now work from home, including 35% of workers who switched to remote work during the pandemic. In response, many employers — including state government departments and agencies — are developing or revising their telework.

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.

CSG remains committed to monitoring COVID-19 and providing up-to-date resources including executive orders, vaccine information and data and prediction models to its members. Visit the CSG COVID-19 Resources for State Leaders website to learn more.

Youngblood is a co-chairman of the Appropriations Committee, which is responsible for setting the budgets for each state agency. He has served on the committee since elected to office in 2013.  

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Here you can find a library of executive orders filed by all 50 states and territories. Find interactive maps, tables and other infographics to make sure that you are as informed as you can be concerning the ongoing global pandemic.