NBCSLNational Black Caucus of State Legislators
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Jackson, President and CEO of the Schott Foundation on Public Education, NBCSL President, State Representative Barbara W.
For the first time, we can now see the 'invisible red line' -- the one that everyone's missed," said Tennessee House Speaker Pro Tem Lois DeBerry, the chair of the NBCSL Task Force that studied the issue.
NBCSL supports tax increases on the wealthiest 2% of Americans and opposes increases on the 98% of Americans who are already struggling to get by.
CONTACT: Atiba Madyun, NBCSL, +1-202-624-8834, or Maria Ibanez, NHCSL, +1-202-434-8070
As a part of the press event, a Maryland couple will share personal testimony of tragedy and triumph, and how NBCSL policy efforts helped pass legislation benefitting families and communities across the country.
Ideas generated and discussed at the NBCSL legislative conferences have often been at the core of state legislation following the conference.
This important partnership will enable NBCSL to address the high incidence of stroke in the African-American community," observed Tennessee State Senator Roscoe Dixon, Chairman of the NBCSL Health Committee.
NBCSL members will leave the conference armed with legislative ideas they can then take to their respective Capitols in the upcoming legislative sessions.
NBCSL's health dialogue will also focus on the importance of collaboration with local organizations and the faith community in educating and supporting their members in making positive choices as well as the legislative impact NBCSL members can have by shaping comprehensive, practical state action plans.
President Ballard focused her attention on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and financial regulatory reform, and the support NBCSL could offer in those areas among other issues addressed.