November 14, 2017

Focus on the States: The 2018 Legislative Session and the Troubling Turn in State Preemption


Sanctuary cities, gun violence prevention, and LGBTQ equality are just a few examples of the potential importance of local lawmaking and how it can impact people’s lives for the better or worse. What state legislative trends should we be on the lookout for in 2018? And how can blue cities in red states push back against state preemption efforts that seek to block local progressive lawmaking? Join ACS for a briefing call featuring:
Nestor Davidson, Albert A. Walsh Chair in Real Estate, Land Use, and Property Law, Faculty Director of the Urban Law Center at Fordham Law, and co-author of the ACS Issue Brief The Troubling Turn in State Preemption: The Assault on Progressive Cities and How Cities Can Respond
Sam Munger, Director of Strategic Engagement and Senior Advisor at the State Innovation Exchange (SiX)