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Ryan, based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is a dynamic professional at DMGS, specializing in multi-state government affairs, business development, and grassroots consulting. With a background in politics and government, he has successfully assisted clients across various states, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Michigan, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Delaware, Virginia, Tennessee, Los Angeles, and Texas. Notably, he co-hosts the "Back in Session" podcast, exploring state-level policies and legislation. Recognized for his achievements, Ryan was named to the Central Penn Business Journal's "2023 Lobbyist Power List" and City & State PA's "40 Under 40" list in 2022. Before joining DMGS, he served as the District Director for state Representative Sheryl Delozier and was the youngest elected official in Monroe County's history during his tenure on the East Stroudsburg School Board. A 2014 graduate of East Stroudsburg University with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in German, Ryan resides in Harrisburg with his wife, Amanda.

Weekly State of the States: April 12, 2024 Edition

2024-04-12T16:22:35-04:00

Welcome to this week’s comprehensive roundup of legislative activities from across the United States. Each state's lawmakers have been busy addressing a myriad of issues, from Alabama’s push to expedite public records requests to Wisconsin’s debate over environmental funding.  Dive in to learn more about the legislative changes proposed or enacted, whether it’s Alaska’s healthcare [...]

Weekly State of the States: April 12, 2024 Edition2024-04-12T16:22:35-04:00

Weekly State of the States: April 5th, 2024 Edition

2024-04-05T14:44:22-04:00

In this week's Weekly State of the States for April 5th, 2024, we recap significant legislative actions from across the United States. From Alabama's move to revamp its ethics laws to Wyoming's refusal to hold a special legislative session, the scope of state legislation reflects a wide array of priorities.  Notable efforts highlighted this week [...]

Weekly State of the States: April 5th, 2024 Edition2024-04-05T14:44:22-04:00

Weekly State of the States: March 15, 2024 Edition

2024-03-15T17:14:10-04:00

This week's state legislative actions showcase a diverse array of initiatives across the country, each addressing unique challenges and priorities within their respective regions. In Alabama, legislators have championed a bill affirming individuals' rights to access contraceptives, while in Alaska, efforts are underway to enhance protections for the Kuskokwim River. Arkansas, under Governor Sarah Huckabee [...]

Weekly State of the States: March 15, 2024 Edition2024-03-15T17:14:10-04:00

North Carolina Latest State to Legalize Mobile Sports Betting: Who’s Next?

2024-03-12T15:17:21-04:00

Photo credit: iStock.com/Cunaplus_M.Faba On March 11, 2024, North Carolina became the 30th state to legalize mobile sports betting. The process took about nine months, with Governor Roy Cooper (D) signing the mobile sports betting bill into law in June 2023. Gov. Cooper celebrated by placing a wager on the Carolina Hurricanes to win the Stanley [...]

North Carolina Latest State to Legalize Mobile Sports Betting: Who’s Next?2024-03-12T15:17:21-04:00

Weekly State of the States: March 8, 2024 Edition

2024-03-08T14:15:22-05:00

In this week's State of the States, we look at a range of measures, from groundbreaking healthcare initiatives to updates on education and infrastructure. In Alabama, legislation was enacted providing legal protections for in vitro fertilization (IVF) services, while in Utah, lawmakers are looking at regulating NIL deals. Dive into the details of these updates [...]

Weekly State of the States: March 8, 2024 Edition2024-03-08T14:15:22-05:00

Lawmakers Act on IVF Bills in Response to Alabama Supreme Court Ruling

2024-03-07T14:58:14-05:00

The process of artificial insemination of an egg in an IVF clinic. Reproductive medicine, in vitro fertilization In February 2024, Alabama’s Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos can be considered children under state law. The ruling set off intense debate over its impact, particularly on treatments for in vitro fertilization (IVF). Alabama state lawmakers [...]

Lawmakers Act on IVF Bills in Response to Alabama Supreme Court Ruling2024-03-07T14:58:14-05:00

Weekly State of the States: March 1, 2024 Edition

2024-02-29T22:56:24-05:00

This week, state lawmakers across the country were busy addressing various policy issues, including action to protect in vitro fertilization (IVF), address public safety issues, implement tax cuts, regulate AI, and fund infrastructure projects. Alabama The state legislature has advanced a series of bills to protect in vitro fertilization (IVF). IVF procedures have been halted [...]

Weekly State of the States: March 1, 2024 Edition2024-02-29T22:56:24-05:00

Weekly State of the States: February 16th, 2024 Edition

2024-02-23T10:23:40-05:00

Welcome to the February 16th 2024 edition of DMGS’ Weekly State of the States, where we delve into the dynamic legislative landscape across the nation. From groundbreaking proposals to impactful amendments, each state is navigating various issues from legalizing cannabis to securing the border, and budget proposals to e-bikes.  Alabama The House of Representative advanced [...]

Weekly State of the States: February 16th, 2024 Edition2024-02-23T10:23:40-05:00

Honoring Presidential Legacies on Presidents Day: Major Legislation and Executive Action That Shaped America

2024-02-19T12:09:09-05:00

Photo credit: iStock.com/Maha1450 In honor of Presidents’ Day, there is no better time than now to reflect on the significant legislative and executive achievements of our nation's leaders. Throughout the last nearly 250 years, each administration has left an indelible mark on the United States through landmark legislation, shaping our society, economy, and future. George [...]

Honoring Presidential Legacies on Presidents Day: Major Legislation and Executive Action That Shaped America2024-02-19T12:09:09-05:00

Weekly State of the States: February 16th, 2024 Edition

2024-02-15T18:01:29-05:00

As legislators across the country continue their efforts to address a myriad of issues affecting their states, this week's edition of the "State of the States" highlights a diverse array of legislative developments. From Alabama's push to restructure its Department of Archives and History to Wyoming's State of the State Address, where Governor Mark Gordon [...]

Weekly State of the States: February 16th, 2024 Edition2024-02-15T18:01:29-05:00
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