JULY 9–12, 2017

Summer 2017 Forum Highlights

All the States are experiencing profound changes as state rights and federalism are rebalanced under the new administration. State Senate leaders are carefully monitoring the implications of federal decisions impacting budgets, policies and legislation.

State Rights and Federalism was the focus of discussions at the Senate Presidents’ Summer Forum in Newport, Rhode Island. Expert speakers from the public and private sectors focused on the emerging balance between state and federal governments in many critical areas.

Sen. Scott Sales (MT) and Sen. David McBride (DE) got acquainted at the Forum, where leaders from the States discuss solutions to shared challenges.

Balancing State Rights and Federalism

Medicaid Policy and Funding

Legalizing Marijuana

Barbara Brohl, Executive Director, Department of Revenue, State of Colorado, led the State’s efforts to implement Amendments 20 and 64, which legalized marijuana for medical and recreational use. She described the complex process that included representation of all stakeholders and led to the development of the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) in the Department of Revenue. Ms. Brohl provided in-depth detail on how this process evolved and continues to change as new issues arise. She detailed step-by-step best practices to implement these laws.

Law at the Nexus of Public Debate: Panel Discussion

JAnuary 5–8, 2017

Winter 2017 Forum Highlights

All the States are experiencing profound changes as state rights and federalism are rebalanced under the new administration. State Senate leaders are carefully monitoring the implications of federal decisions impacting budgets, policies and legislation.

Investing in Vital Infrastructure: Water

The Next Decade: Legislating for the Future

Data Driven Decision Making: An Interactive Session

David C. Quam

Partner at Nelson Mullins Riley
& Scarborough
former Deputy Director of
the National Governors’ Association

Ann Schwartz

Executive Director
Medicaid & CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC)

Barbara Brohl

Executive Director
Department of Revenue
State of Colorado

Peter F. Kilmartin

Attorney General
Rhode Island

Sean D. Reyes

Attorney General
Utah

George Jepsen

Attorney General
Connecticut

 Stan Rosenberg

President of the Senate
State of Massachusetts

Prof. Peter Debaere

Darden Business School

University of Virginia

Mark Gold, D.Env.

UCLA Associate Vice Chancellor for Environment and Sustainability

Kil Huh, PhD

Senior Director

State and Local Fiscal Health

The Pew Charitable Trusts

Jared Harris, PhD

Professor

University of Virginia

Darden School of Business

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JULY 9–12, 2017

Summer 2017 Forum Highlights

All the States are experiencing profound changes as state rights and federalism are rebalanced under the new administration. State Senate leaders are carefully monitoring the implications of federal decisions impacting budgets, policies and legislation.

State Rights and Federalism was the focus of discussions at the Senate Presidents’ Summer Forum in Newport, Rhode Island. Expert speakers from the public and private sectors focused on the emerging balance between state and federal governments in many critical areas.

Sen. Scott Sales (MT) and Sen. David McBride (DE) got acquainted at the Forum, where leaders from the States discuss solutions to shared challenges.

Balancing State Rights and Federalism

Medicaid Policy and Funding

Legalizing Marijuana

Barbara Brohl, Executive Director, Department of Revenue, State of Colorado, led the State’s efforts to implement Amendments 20 and 64, which legalized marijuana for medical and recreational use. She described the complex process that included representation of all stakeholders and led to the development of the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) in the Department of Revenue. Ms. Brohl provided in-depth detail on how this process evolved and continues to change as new issues arise. She detailed step-by-step best practices to implement these laws.

Law at the Nexus of Public Debate: Panel Discussion

JAnuary 5–8, 2017

Winter 2017 Forum Highlights

All the States are experiencing profound changes as state rights and federalism are rebalanced under the new administration. State Senate leaders are carefully monitoring the implications of federal decisions impacting budgets, policies and legislation.

Investing in Vital Infrastructure: Water

The Next Decade: Legislating for the Future

Data Driven Decision Making: An Interactive Session

David C. Quam

Partner at Nelson Mullins Riley
& Scarborough
former Deputy Director of
the National Governors’ Association

Ann Schwartz

Executive Director
Medicaid & CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC)

Barbara Brohl

Executive Director
Department of Revenue
State of Colorado

Peter F. Kilmartin

Attorney General
Rhode Island

Sean D. Reyes

Attorney General
Utah

George Jepsen

Attorney General
Connecticut

 Stan Rosenberg

President of the Senate
State of Massachusetts

Prof. Peter Debaere

Darden Business School

University of Virginia

Mark Gold, D.Env.

UCLA Associate Vice Chancellor for Environment and Sustainability]

Kil Huh, PhD

Senior Director

State and Local Fiscal Health

The Pew Charitable Trusts

Jared Harris, PhD

Professor

University of Virginia

Darden School of Business

JULY 9–12, 2017

Summer 2017 Forum Highlights

All the States are experiencing profound changes as state rights and federalism are rebalanced under the new administration. State Senate leaders are carefully monitoring the implications of federal decisions impacting budgets, policies and legislation.

State Rights and Federalism was the focus of discussions at the Senate Presidents’ Summer Forum in Newport, Rhode Island. Expert speakers from the public and private sectors focused on the emerging balance between state and federal governments in many critical areas.

Sen. Scott Sales (MT) and Sen. David McBride (DE) got acquainted at the Forum, where leaders from the States discuss solutions to shared challenges.

Balancing State Rights and Federalism

David C. Quam

Partner at Nelson Mullins Riley
& Scarborough
former Deputy Director of
the National Governors’ Association

Medicaid Policy and Funding

Ann Schwartz

Legalizing Marijuana

Barbara Brohl

Executive Director
Department of Revenue
State of Colorado

Barbara Brohl, Executive Director, Department of Revenue, State of Colorado, led the State’s efforts to implement Amendments 20 and 64, which legalized marijuana for medical and recreational use. She described the complex process that included representation of all stakeholders and led to the development of the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) in the Department of Revenue. Ms. Brohl provided in-depth detail on how this process evolved and continues to change as new issues arise. She detailed step-by-step best practices to implement these laws.

 Stan Rosenberg

Law at the Nexus of Public Debate: Panel Discussion

Peter F. Kilmartin           Sean D. Reyes                  George Jepsen

JAnuary 5–8, 2017

Winter 2017 Forum Highlights

All the States are experiencing profound changes as state rights and federalism are rebalanced under the new administration. State Senate leaders are carefully monitoring the implications of federal decisions impacting budgets, policies and legislation.

Investing in Vital Infrastructure: Water

Prof. Peter Debaere                      Mark Gold, D.Env.

Darden Business School                   UCLA Associate Vice Chancellor for

The Next Decade: Legislating for the Future

Kil Huh, PhD

Senior Director

State and Local Fiscal Health

Data Driven Decision Making: An Interactive Session

Jared Harris, PhD

Professor

University of Virginia

Darden School of Business