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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 29, 2013

NBCSL Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - On Saturday, August 24, 2013 and Wednesday, August 28, 2013, tens of thousands of people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the… Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 8, 2013

Recent Blackouts Point To The Need For Broader Policy Action

Recent television station blackouts highlight the need for a broader conversation on consumer choice and fairness, a review of retransmission consent laws, and full technology adoption Read More
Representative Joe Armstrong (TN), President of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL), issues the following statement regarding the passing of Former NBCSL President (1994-1999) and Tennessee State Representative,… Read More
On Thursday, July 18, President Barack Obama delivered remarks at the White House discussing updates in the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and specific ways… Read More
After weeks of trial and hours of deliberation, a jury in Sanford, Florida found George Zimmerman not guilty in the murder of Florida teen, Trayvon Martin. NBCSL President, Joe Armstrong… Read More
On June 24, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the right for colleges and universities to use race as one of many factors in admission decisions. Read More
On June 25, 2013 the U.S. Supreme Court made a decision in the case of Shelby County, Alabama vs. Holder and struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights… Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Statement on the Recent Oklahoma Tragedy

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all affected by the recent tornadoes and storm damage in our mid-Western states. While centered in the small towns of Oklahoma, the damage… Read More
The National Black Caucus of State Legislators issues the following statement regarding current U.S. Supreme Court litigation surrounding Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Shelby County, Alabama… Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, February 15, 2013

Statement on the State of the Union Address

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013, President Barack Obama delivered his fourth State of the Union address and provided all Americans—from layperson to legislator—a strong policy outlook for our country’s future.… Read More
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