Conference Call

Why Taxing High-Income Residents is Better than Budget Cuts and Better for Economic Growth

04/09/2009 - 3:00pm

On Thursday, April 9th at 2:00pm EST, Progressive States Network held a national conference call for state legislators and advocates discussing why taxing high-income residents is better than budget cuts  and better for economic growth.


Making Broadband a Key Part of States' Economy Recovery

03/20/2009 - 2:00pm

On Friday, March 20 at 1pm EST, Progressive States Network held a conference call focusingon making broadband a key part of states' economy recovery. The call included an analysis of the $7.2 billion appropriated in theAmerican Recovery and Reinvestment Act for broadband initiatives.

Progressive Strategies for Implementing the Recovery Plan

02/26/2009 - 4:00pm

On Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 4:00pm EST Progressive States Network brought together progressive state legislators and policy experts from across the country to answer questions and share practical strategies for obtaining federal stimulus funds and using them to shore up budget gaps, restore ailing economies, and effect lasting progressive change.


Integrating New Immigrants into our Communities: Smarter Policy, Smarter Politics

02/06/2009 - 2:00pm

On Friday, February 6, 2009 at 2:00pm EST Progressive States Network hosted a national conference call to share strategies for integrating immigrants into our communities and how states can implement them, with an eye on limiting the budget impact, welcoming immigrants, and driving local economic engines.

Economic Recovery: Federal Incentives for the States to Modernize the Unemployment Program

12/19/2008 - 12:00pm

On Friday, December 19, 2008 at 12:00pm EST, Progressive States Network together with the National Employment Law Project (NELP), the Half In Ten Campaign, and MomsRising, hosted a call to share information about the innovative state reforms featured in the Unemployment Insurance Modernization Act (UIMA) and the critical role that state officials and state advocates can play in this timely federal debate.

Universal Voter Registration

12/05/2008 - 1:00pm


On Friday, December 5, 2008 at 1:00pm EST, Progressive States Network hosted a national conference call to discuss strategies for implementing Universal Voter Registration, replacing our current voter-initiated registration procedures with systems designed to register every eligible voter. Hear from the leading advocates and a legislator about the goals, plans and successes of this growing movement.

Moving Forward with the New Progressive Mandate in the States

11/06/2008 - 2:00pm

[Click here for an mp3 recording of the full call.] 

On the heels of Barack Obama’s landslide victory in Tuesday’s Presidential election, the national policy group Progressive States Network will host a conference call on Thursday in which policy experts, legislators, and advocates from across the nation will highlight the state-level mandate for progressive change that accompanied Obama’s victory and map an ambitious 50-state legislative agenda to capitalize on that mandate.