Past Events

2022


May

13
Criminal Justice (Part 2 — Police Reform)

A webinar hosted by the Midwestern Legislative Conference Social Justice Forum.

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Apr

29
Racial Disparities in Public Health

A webinar hosted by the Midwestern Legislative Conference Social Justice Forum.

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Apr

20
BILLD 2022 Application Deadline – April 20, 2022

Applications are being accepted for the 2022 Bowhay Institute – the only leadership training program designed exclusively for Midwestern legislators.

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Apr

8
Advancing Equity in Education

A webinar hosted by the Midwestern Legislative Conference Social Justice Forum.

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Mar

18
Plastics in the Great Lakes: An Update on the Science and Discussions on Future Cleanup Efforts

A webinar hosted by the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus (GLLC).

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Mar

18
Criminal Justice (Part 1 — Overview)

A webinar hosted by the Midwestern Legislative Conference Social Justice Forum.

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Mar

11
Climate Resiliency: New Opportunities for Great Lakes States and Coastal Communities

A webinar hosted by the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus (GLLC).

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Mar

4
Great Lakes Policy Update: A Look Back to Key Developments in 2021 and Look Ahead to the Rest of 2022

A webinar hosted by the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus (GLLC).

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Feb

25
Water Quality and Wetlands: What the Science Tells Us, and Why Public Policy Matters

A webinar hosted by the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus (GLLC).

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Feb

11
MLC Midwest-Canada Relations Committee Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives Webinar

This session focused on how federal, state, provincial, and local governments can improve the response to…

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U.S. and Canada flag poles.
Jan

20
Resecuring Midwest U.S.-Canada Trade and Supply Chains in a Time of Changing Geopolitics

Co-hosted by the MLC Economic Development Committee and the MLC Midwest-Canada Relations Committee

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2021


Dec

15
Addressing the Child Care Crisis to Preserve Jobs and Grow the Economy

Co-hosted by the MLC Economic Development Committee and the MLC Health & Human Services Committee

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Dec

1-2
MRMTC Fall 2021 Meeting

CSG’s Midwestern Radioactive Materials Transportation Committee met on December 1 and 2, 2021, in Chicago, Illinois. Final…

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2021 National CSG meeting logo
Dec

1-4
National CSG Annual Conference

This event is designed for state legislators and other elected officials from across the country. Learn more and register here.

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Nov

30
Improving Educational Opportunities and Outcomes for Incarcerated and Ex-Offender Populations

Co-hosted by the MLC Economic Development Committee and the MLC Criminal Justice & Public Safety Committee

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Apprenticeship
Nov

17
Youth Apprenticeship: Building Opportunities for the Next-Generation Workforce

Hosted by the MLC Economic Development Committee in partnership with MLC Education Committee as part of the "Promoting Growth and Shared Prosperity for a Better Midwest" webinar series.

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Nov

15-16
2021 ELEVATE: Growing the Economy

Presented through a collaboration of CSG's Midwestern Legislative Conference and Science is US.

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Oct

29
Ethanol production in the Midwest: The state of the industry and future outlook

Hosted by the MLC Economic Development Committee in partnership with MLC Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee as part of the "Promoting Growth and Shared Prosperity for a Better Midwest" webinar series.

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Wind Turbine
Oct

14
Lessons for State and Provincial Legislators from Germany’s Energy Transition

Hosted by the Midwest-Canada Energy Subcommittee. This meeting looked at the energy policies, Energiewende, put into place in…

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Screen shot of participants in MIPRC's 2020 virtual annual meeting
Oct

13
MLC Criminal Justice & Public Safety (CJPS) Committee Legislative Roundtable

This will be a virtual Legislative Roundtable for members of the MLC CJPS Committee held via Zoom. The…

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Oct

1-5
26th Annual Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development Program

The Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD) is the only leadership training program designed exclusively for Midwestern legislators.

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Sep

21
MLC HHS-CJPS Committees Joint Webinar: Law Enforcement-Mental Health Collaboration

This webinar highlighted the law enforcement-mental health collaborations being undertaken in Wichita, Kansas. Programs that were discussed are…

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Sep

17
USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service Programs Related Water Quality

Hosted by the Task Force on Nutrient Management of the Great Lakes –St Lawrence Legislative Caucus.

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Sep

10
Federal Infrastructure Program Opportunities

Hosted by the Task Force on Nutrient Management of the Great Lakes –St Lawrence Legislative Caucus.

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Jul

10
MLC Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee Site Visit

The MLC's Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee will meet in conjunction with the 75th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Legislative Conference

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A barn in front of Autumn foliage.
Jul

10-13
2021 MLC Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee Meeting

The MLC's Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee met in July 2021 in conjunction with the 75th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Legislative Conference.

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May

21
The Great Lakes Commission Blue Accounting

Hosted by the Task Force on Nutrient Management of the Great Lakes –St Lawrence Legislative Caucus.

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May

7
State and Provincial Nutrient Management Efforts in the Great Lakes – Part 2

Hosted by the Task Force on Nutrient Management of Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus

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Apr

23
State and Provincial Nutrient Management Efforts in the Great Lakes – Part 1

Hosted by the Task Force on Nutrient Management of Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus

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2020


Dec

2-9
Roundtable Discussions on PFAS and Drinking Water

Sponsored by the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus and the Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issues of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Transuanic waste truck shipment on its way to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico.
Nov

10-12
MRMTC Fall 2020 Meeting

CSG's Midwestern Radioactive Materials Transportation Committee's (MRMTC) Fall Meeting was held virtually via Zoom

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United States and Canada flags mixing.
Oct

13
Provisions and Impacts of the New US-Canada-Mexico Trade Agreement

Hosted by the MLC Midwest-Canada Trade Subcommittee

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Photo of petri dish
Oct

7
Creating Jobs and Businesses Through Science and Innovation

Hosted by the MLC Economic Development Committee

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Oct

2
Forever Chemicals: Responding to the Contamination of Drinking Water with PFAS

Hosted by the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus

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Sep

21
Meeting Binational Goals: Improving the Management of Nutrients in the Region

Hosted by the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus

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Grain silos.
Sep

21
Growing Crops and Energy: Why Policymakers are Essential to Overcoming Barriers

Hosted by the MLC Midwest-Canada Energy Subcommittee and MLC Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee

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A barn in front of Autumn foliage.
Sep

18
Rural Responses to Natural Disasters

Hosted by the MLC Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee

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Sep

11
Four Years After Flint: Assuring Access to Safe, Affordable Drinking Water

Hosted by the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus

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Picture depicting public health
Aug

26
Vaccine Development and State Efforts to Contain COVID-19 in Nursing Homes

Hosted by the MLC Health and Human Services Committee

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Cell Towers
Jul

30
Closing the Digital Gap: Steps to Bring Broadband Access to the Midwest’s K-12 Students, Businesses and Communities

Hosted by the MLC policy committees: Agriculture & Natural Resources, Economic Development and Education

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Jul

23
Back to Business: Assessing Economic Reopening Strategies

Hosted by the MLC Economic Development Committee

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Jul

16
Lessons Learned: Preparing for the Next Public Emergency

Hosted by the MLC Health and Human Services Committee

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Wind Turbine
Jul

13-14
The New Energy Economy: Extending the Benefits to American and Canadian Farmers and Rural Communities

Hosted by the MLC Midwest-Canada Energy Subcommittee and MLC Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee

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Jul

9
The Pandemic’s Impact on Midwestern State & Provincial Budgets

Hosted by the Midwestern Legislative Conference

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Jun

18
Legislating Remotely: Experiences with Remote Sessions

Hosted by the Midwestern Legislative Conference

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Jun

11
Preparing for the 2020 Elections and Beyond

Hosted by the Midwestern Legislative Conference

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CSG Midwest Coronavirus Logo
May

21
Relief & Recovery: Strategies to Recover From Economic Downturn

Hosted by the MLC Economic Development Committee

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Train shipment of radioactive waste leaving Zion Nuclear Power Plant.
May

18
MRMTC Spring 2020 Meeting

CSG's Midwestern Radioactive Materials Transportation Committee's (MRMTC) Spring Meeting was held virtually via Zoom

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May

15
The Impact of COVID-19 on Farmers’ Markets

Hosted by the MLC Agriculture and Natural Resources Committees

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May

1
Impact of COVID-19 on the Livestock Industry

Hosted by the MLC Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee

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CSG Midwest Coronavirus Logo
Apr

30
School Closures & E-Learning in the Time of COVID-19

Hosted by the MLC Education Committee

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Apr

23
Agriculture and Rural America: Weathering the Covid-19 Storm

Hosted by the MLC Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee

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Apr

17
Transforming the Midwest Labor Force: Improving Employment Opportunities and Outcomes for Ex-Offenders

Hosted by the MLC Economic Development Committee and the MLC Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee

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Apr

16
COVID-19 & Public Health: Where We Are and What’s Next

Hosted by the MLC Health & Human Services Committee

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May

14
Balancing Criminal Justice and Public Health in the Time of COVID-19

Hosted by the MLC Criminal Justice & Public Safety Committee

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2019


Transuranic waste shipment from Argonne National Laboratory to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.
Nov

13-14
MRMTC Fall 2019 Meeting

CSG's Midwestern Radioactive Materials Transportation Committee met on November 13 and 14, 2019, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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2005 foreign reactor fuel truck shipment.
Jun

11
MRMTC Spring 2019 Meeting

CSG's Midwestern Radioactive Materials Transportation Committee met on June 11, 2019, in Arlington, Virginia.

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