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Council of State Governments

The Council of State Governments (CSG) is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that serves U.S. state governments (i.e., state legislatures, state courts, and executive branch officials and agencies) as well as the U.S. territories of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands (commonwealths), Guam, and the Virgin Islands. Headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, CSG is the only national-level organization serving all three branches of state government. As a regionally based organization, CSG promotes the exchange of ideas to help state officials shape public policy and better serve their constituents.

Founded in 1933 during the Great Depression by Colorado senator Henry Toll, CSG has worked for over seventy-five years to provide state leaders with resources to help them succeed in difficult times. CSG's membership includes all elected and appointed ...

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