Session Type(s): Featured Panel
Starts: Friday, Aug. 3 10:30 AM
Ends: Friday, Aug. 3 11:45 AM
State of Resistance: How Democratic Governors are Leading the Fight Against the Republican Agenda
Posted by Netroots Nation on Friday, July 27, 2018
Within days of the Trump administration taking office, Democratic leaders in blue states promised a wall of resistance to block the chaos coming out of Washington. Governors and other state leaders vowed to use legislation and lawsuits to create an alternative to Trump’s agenda. Come hear from Democratic governors and leaders about how states are helping to both lead the resistance and continue to advance progressive ideas and policies on issues like immigration, health care, reproductive rights, voting rights and climate change.
Amanda Terkel is a Senior Political Reporter and Politics Managing Editor at The Huffington Post. Previously, Amanda served as Deputy Research Director at the Center for American Progress and the Managing Editor of ThinkProgress.org.