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NLGA Virtual Annual Meeting (as of 7-8-20)

National Lieutenant Governors Association Virtual Annual Meeting 2020 AGENDA  (as of July 8, 2020)
This meeting is for NLGA Members, their staff, NLGA Partners and NLGA sponsors.  This meeting will be on the WebEx Events platform.  When you register at the link, you will be able to visit the meeting page, with the provided password, and download materials speakers may provide for their presentations.  These may include speakers bios, photos, and Powerpoint presentations to print off for reference.

July 29, 2020 
NLGA Virtual Annual Meeting   (Session 1)
This is a webinar format.  Speakers will present.  NLGA may have a total of 5-min of Q&A from NLGA Members (Lt. Governors, Sen. Pres, Secs of State) but members will not be on screen.

  • Moderator: NLGA Director Julia Brossart (3 min)
  • Presiding: NLGA Chair Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser (LA-R) (3 min)

Economic Forecast Impacting State Budgets from an Award-Winning Economist (12 min + 5 min QA)
This speaker is national award winner for accuracy in economic forecasting.  She will answer two questions to aid NLGA members in state budgeting:  1)  What type of economic recovery are you predicting?  and 2)  What do you forecast for income and sales taxes through the end of the year?   Chief Economist Ellen Zentner, Morgan Stanley (invited)

  • Host: NLGA West Region Chair Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib (WA-D) (3 min)

The Future of Work’ from an Amazon Tech Titan (12-min + 5 min QA)
Named a ‘Tech Titan’ by the Washingtonian in 2018 and 2019, this speaker handles public policy issues across North and South America for the largest retailer in the world.  Just when you know the future is arriving faster than ever before, the world grapples with a pandemic and change accelerates exponentially – again.  Driven by accelerating connectivity and technology and new talent models, disruption lies ahead for the future of work but human ingenuity is making it all possible.  What does the future of work look like?

  • Vice President Brian Huseman, Amazon (confirmed)

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July 29, 2020
NLGA Virtual Annual Meeting (Session 2)
NLGA Policy Resolutions Meeting – All Consideration & Voting

NLGA Policy Resolutions Committee:  Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long, (DE-D) – Chair
Members:  Lt. Governors Lynn Rogers (KS-D), Kevin Meyer (AK-R), and Boyd Rutherford (MD-R)

All attending NLGA Members (Lt. Governors, Sen. Pres, Secs of State) will be on screen.

TWENTY (20) policy resolutions are filed and, per the NLGA Bylaws and in respect of the complexity of virtual consideration, NLGA asks YOU to identify any questions or needs on these to NLGA by July 15, 2020:  NLGA Policy Resolutions.  These were posted June 30, 2020.  The process for consideration is also detailed at that link and, in summary, is consideration by block like a consent calendar at this stage/in this meeting.  NLGA anticipates no to few comments from the general membership at this meeting.  Any speaking will be limited to one time for a maximum of 1 ½-minutes and may not be available.  Twenty resolutions need two votes each in 50-minutes.  Thank you!

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July 30, 2020 
NLGA Virtual Annual Meeting (Session 3)
This is a webinar format.  Speakers will present.  NLGA may have a total of 5-min of Q&A from NLGA Members (Lt. Governors, Sen. Pres, Secs of State) but members will not be on screen.

  • Moderator: NLGA Director Julia Brossart (3 min)
  • Presiding: NLGA Chair Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser (LA-R) (3 min)  OR designee

‘The Picasso of Election Analysis’ on Political Trends & the Elections  (12 min + 5 min QA)
The New York Times called the ‘Cook Political Report’ “a newsletter that both parties regard as authoritative” while CBS called it “the bible of the political community.”  This nationally known prognosticator provides a landscape for what governance and the political environment may look like through year-end by answering these two questions:  1)  What will be happening for Joe Biden and Donald Trump in the coming 60-days regarding excitement, fundraising, and Independent voters to start a path to victory?  2)  How might turnout dynamics and the issue agenda impact state government races?  (Charlie Cook does not believe in coattails.)  Editor & Publisher Charlie Cook, the Cook Political Report (confirmed)

  • Presiding: NLGA Chair Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser (LA-R)

The Nation’s Doctor on COVID-19 & National Health ‘Calls to Action’  (12 min + 5 Min QA)
The nation’s doctor will provide a brief status of national health priorities by sharing 1)  What is today’s status on COVID-19 vaccine and therapeutic treatment development and what is your recommendation on wearing masks?  And 2) What two ‘Calls to Action’ will you roll out in the coming months and why do they have renewed relevancy?   Dr. Jerome Adams, U.S. Surgeon General (invited)

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July 30, 2020
NLGA Virtual Annual Meeting  (Session 4)

Executive Committee AND General Business (all members) meeting

Intergovernmental Affairs Report (15 min)

  • Formatted as three questions from the NLGA Director. Possibilities depending on what’s happening at the time:  Aid to States, Policing Reform Bill, Census, Broadband

Financial Report & Any Needed Votes (10 min)

Future Meetings Reports & Any Needed Votes (10 min)

Nominating Committee Report & Vote (5 min)

Passing of the Gavel (5 min)