The Branches of Government: Can We Build Bridges?
CSG’s Interbranch Working Group grew out of the realization that many state issues require the input and perspective of the judicial, legislative and executive branches of government. By bringing officials together from all three branches to help solve complex public problems, it has become the catalyst to share best practices and identify and monitor divisive issues across the states.
About the Author
Rep. Kim Koppelman of North Dakota served as the 2008 CSG national chair. He co-founded and co-chaired the CSG Interbranch Working Group, along with former Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice Joseph Lambert.