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NBCSL remains on the forefront of issues and news that are important to its members.

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    NBCSL Expresses Concern and Empathy for California Fire Victims
    Washington DC —The wildfires in northern and southern California continue to wreak havoc on the state, burning thousands of acres of land while destroying homes, businesses, vehicles, and most importantly, killing people in its path. Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, November 8, 2018
    NBCSL Mourns Those Lost in Thousand Oaks, California Mass Shooting
    Washington DC —National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) President and Indiana State Representative Gregory W. Porter issued the following statement in response to news of the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, CA, on Wednesday evening, November 7, 2018, in which a lone gunman fatally shot at least 12 people.  Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
    NBCSL Responds to Midterm Election Results
    Washington DC —“Congratulations are extended to all of the newly elected officials across America who won local or national races in the midterm elections,” said National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) President and Indiana State Representative Gregory W. Porter. “We also want to thank the candidates who did not win for running competitive campaigns and taking defeat so graciously, something that differentiates our country from other nations around the globe. But the most crucial factor in the midterm elections wasn’t the winners or losers—it was the people who went to the polls to vote.”  Read More

 
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