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Kresha to attend leadership institute

Kresha to attend leadership institute

Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, was among 37 select lawmakers chosen to participate in a training program that annually identifies and assists promising state leaders in the Midwest.

Kresha will meet with fellow lawmakers from Minnesota and 10 other Midwestern states and Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, and Saskatchewan on August 8-12 in Madison Wis., for the Council of State Governments’ 20th annual Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD).

Since 1995 more than 650 lawmakers have graduated from the Bowhay Institute. State legislators for Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota , Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin are chosen to participate through a competitive, nonpartisan selection process. Members of the Alberta. Manitoba, Ontario, and Saskatchewan legislative assemblies are selected by their caucuses to take part in the program.

BILLD was founded in 1995 to help new legislators meet the demands of program devolution and, in many states, term limits. These two emerging forces highlight the shortage of training available for legislatures, a void that BILLD aims to fill.

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