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Sep 30, 2017

Meet Nicole Fox from The Platte Institute

The Platte Institute seeks to advance policies that remove barriers to growth and opportunity in Nebraska. We interviewed Nicole Fox to learn more about her role with the Nebraskan think tank. What do you do at the Platte Institute and what do your day-to-day activities look like?  ​I serve as Director of Government Relations. Essentially, I am […]

Sep 30, 2017

What Still Matters – DACA & Sovereignty

Sovereignty is a powerful force, one that we fought a war of independence to protect, and one that is at play in the immigration debate. What is at the heart of the issue? The meaning of being American.  In his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), President Trump referenced sovereignty over 20 […]

Sep 15, 2017

You’re Invited: Our First Circle Leadership Summit

The Policy Circle is pleased to announce that this year’s Women’s Influence and Leadership summit will take place on Friday, November 10, at the beautiful American Airlines Conference Center in Chicago! We had a terrific public event last year focused on policy discussions. This year, the event will be a Circle  Leadership Summit designed for […]

Sep 15, 2017

Forging Ahead – Understanding The Budget Process

Amidst the headline-grabbing activity taking place within the White House, some important reforms are at work in Congress. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB), a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) provides a sense of the substance included in the House Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) budget resolution. Below is a top-line summary of the House resolution, along with a brief note on how […]

Sep 14, 2017

The Power of Storytelling: Key Takeaways from SPN

The State Policy Network’s annual meeting is the “must attend” networking and knowledge sharing event for more than 1300 professionals from state and national policy-related organizations from around the country.    As a grassroots policy discussion network, The Policy Circle is a perfect complement to the work of these organizations who are on the cutting edge […]