We are witnessing some of the most heated national policy debates in decades. From border control to Supreme Court nominees, disputes in the nation’s capital have taken center stage. But while all eyes are on Washington, significant work is happening at local levels.
That’s why this edition examines the states – from important conferences to new legislation to election trends. Outside the Beltway, state and local governments are making headway by advancing pro-business policies, observing drops in unemployment rates and engaging in fruitful dialogues with foreign dignitaries. It behooves those of us in D.C. to watch, listen and learn.