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The Council of State Governments champions excellence in state governments and for over 85 years has convened state officials to consider how best to prepare for what’s next. If the states are laboratories of democracy, then CSG is the incubator for many of the ideas that move our states and nation forward.

Latest News and Updates

The new CSG East website is now live! Head over to to see our fully redesigned site! You will be able to find upcoming and past events, relevant articles and information on CSG's Eastern Region and much more!

It’s always great to be with The @CSG_ERC Executive Committee. @LopezforDE is an exemplary leader for our Education Committee, and it is a great honor to help support the education work of our @CSGovts Eastern Region. #CSG2019

We would like to thank all the CSG East Executive Committee Members who attended our Winter Meetings in San Juan! We will see you all in Manchester, NH this August!

CSG/ERC mourns the untimely passing of our good friend MLA Gordie Gosse of Nova Scotia. He was Co-Chair of the first ERC Annual Meeting hosted by the Province of Nova Scotia. We are grateful for his participation and thoughtful leadership. He will be greatly missed.

CSG/ERC’s 2nd NE Climate & Energy Summit, Oct. 25-26 at Yale Univ, has been certified as a green event by the Yale Office of Sustainability, and has been awarded its highest level, "Platinum” for our efforts to hold a sustainable meeting! #ysustain

We are happy to congratulate the 2019 Toll Fellows from CSG's Eastern Region! Rep. Shawn Babine, Mr. Chas Eby, Rep. Erin Hennessey, Mr. Jordan Lesser, Sen. Elizabeth Lockman, Rep. Joan Meschino, Rep. Donna Oberlander, Sen. Matt Pouliot, Rep. Geraldo Reyes, Jr...

Journalist, author, and political contributing writer for NBC News and MSNBC, Howard Fineman @howardfineman, will be our Keynote Speaker at this year's Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh during our Tuesday luncheon! Click here for more information

With Wendell Hannaford, Debbie Paige and David Biette from @CSG_ERC who are finalizing details about the annual meeting that will take place in Pittsburg and where they will discuss issues related to PR. In fact, they will return in December to join the CSG National Conference.

Junto Wendell Hannaford, Debbie Paige y David Biette de @CSG_ERC quienes están ultimando detalles sobre la convención que llevarán a cabo en Pittsburg donde se discutirán temas relacionados a PR. De hecho, estos regresarán en diciembre para unirse a la reunión anual de CSG.