The New Leader Weekly Update

The New Leader Weekly Update

In this week's TNL Weekly Briefing: West Virginia and the Rising Tides, Say No to Term Limits, and more! 

Policy, News and Events for the NLC Community 

March 30, 2018

Featured in The New Leader:  


NLC Leaders in the News:

  • NLC Millennial Policy Initiative names Senior Fellows to policy commissions. Meet the Commissions here.

  • Sean Cooley (NLC Tallahassee '16) shares his experience of working in a Title I school and voiced support for the Board's resolution against arming teachers. Read more here.

  • Kamilia Landrum (Detroit '16) featured in Rolling Out Magazine for her work with Detroit's NAACP and Staged Spaces LLC. Read more here. 

  • Royce Duplessis (Louisiana '14) elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. Read more here. 


The Brookings Institution: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Tax administration challenges

  • Monday April 9, Washington, DC  9:30 am - 12:00 pm EST
  • The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made sweeping changes to the tax code and left many questions in its wake about how its changes will be implemented. What complexities does the new law create for tax administration and compliance? What guidance from the Treasury Department needs to be prioritized to provide certainty to taxpayers? How will the new pass-through provisions affect taxpayer behavior and limit opportunities to minimize tax liability? On Monday, April 9, the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center will bring together tax administration experts, economists, and practitioners to discuss these questions and more.
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Bipartisan Policy Center: Restoring Our Democracy

  • Tuesday April 17, Washington, DC 9:15 am - 10:15 am EST
  • The members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Governors’ Council invite you to attend a unique public discussion with political and business leaders on how we can work together to restore our democracy and its model of civilized debate.The governors have been deeply troubled by the divisive discourse in Washington and more so by the gradual decline in civility that now permeates the rest of the country. Join them as they embark on a potentially transformative effort to harness the American conscience to demand better leadership from our representatives and better actions from ourselves.
  • Register Here


  • Policy Reports
  • The Brookings Institution: Facebook’s data breach and the future of consumer privacy
  • Podcast: Listen Here
  • Bipartisan Policy Center: How the Infrastructure Plans Impact Affordable Housing
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  • The Century Foundation: The Inclusive Populism of Robert F. Kennedy
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  • Third Way: A New Generation of Ideas: A Social Contract for the Digital Age
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  • News
  • New York Times: Is It Policy, or Just Reality TV?
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  • The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: This Day in Infrastructure Week
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  • The New Leader Updates & Opportunities
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