Give them a hand.State legislators and legislative staff honored several individuals and one website at the recent annual meeting of the National Conference of State Legislatures
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The National Conference of State Legislatures in Nashville.
Tennessee Speaker Jimmy Naifeh and Colorado Speaker Andrew Romanoff Harlan Andrew Romanoff is a Democratic politician and the current Speaker of the House in the Colorado General Assembly.
Romanoff has been in the Colorado House of Representatives since 2000 and has been reelected three times. share the 2006 Excellence in State Legislative Leadership Award. The annual award is presented to a state legislative leader who has demonstrated those qualities of leadership, integrity, compassion, vision and courage that have made the legislature a stronger institution. The award is sponsored by NCSL NCSL National Conference of State Legislatures
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NCSL National Computer Systems Laboratory (NIST) and the State Legislative Leaders Foundation. Speakers Naifeh and Romanoff each received $5,000 to donate to a charity of their choice.
The Minnesota Legislature The Minnesota Legislature is the legislative branch of government in the U.S. state of Minnesota. It is a bicameral legislature located at the Minnesota Capitol in Saint Paul and it consists of two houses: the lower Minnesota House of Representatives and the Minnesota Senate. was awarded NCSL's 2006 Online Democracy Award for their website's ability to make democracy user-friendly. The Online Democracy Award is given to a legislature, legislative chamber or legislative caucus whose website best uses the principles of design, content and technology in delivering legislative information to their constituents.
The Minnesota website, www.leg.state.mn.us, was recognized for its ease of navigation, advanced tools and technologies, and the quality of content offered on the site.
Several individuals received awards for their lifetime commitments to the state legislative institution. Dr. Alan Rosenthal was recognized a Defender of the American State Legislature A state legislature may refer to a legislative branch or body of a political subdivision in a federal system.
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Rutgers maintains three campuses. , has dedicated his academic career to better understanding state legislatures. Much of his research has helped state legislators and legislative staff around the country to strengthen the institution.
Tennessee Lieutenant Governor John Wilder was also honored with a lifetime achievement award for his long tenure as speaker of the Tennessee Senate. Wilder was first elected to the Senate in 1958 when he served a two-year term. Six years later, Wilder returned to the Senate; he was elected by its members as presiding officer in 1971. His leadership has survived a number of challenges over the years which many say, is a testament to his skills as a legislator and leader.