CSG Resolutions

The Council of State Governments Executive Committee adopted a resolution supporting a federally funded program to support state-level pilot programs to explore transportation funding alternatives during the CSG 2013 National Conference Sept. 22.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that The Council of State Governments affirms, on behalf of the states, their sovereignty under the 10th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the Constitution of the United States.

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, that The Council of State Governments encourages state    policymakers to gain information about the common core state standards, increase their awareness on what implications the standards have for their state and ensure collaboration with their state Board of Education and state-level department of instruction as the initiative unfolds.                             

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that The Council of State Governments urges strategic and priority NEI funding allocation for the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service to reopen previously closed international offices and to provide that all international Commercial Service offices have adequate staff to service clients with 45 days of request.

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, The Council of State Governments recognizes that to compete with their international peers, American students must graduate from high school college and career ready.  If implemented properly and funded, ESEA reforms could be long-term steps towards economic recovery and sustainability;

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