by Karl Kurtz
10. Spam taking over menus in Capitol eateries.
9. Trying to find a PC that can read the bill files from 1989 that are stored on diskettes.
8. Having to put up with Facebook profiles of college classmates who are working for top shelf law firms.
7. Travel restrictions extended to commuting home during the week.
6. Figuring out Gen X – Gen Y – Millennials. Whatever.
5. Friends still don’t understand the difference between engrossing and enrolling.
4. Failure to adopt term limits based on staff ratings of members.
3. Getting Boomers to actually retire and get out of the way.
2. Do Mohawks actually violate the dress code?
1. Still waiting for Mason’s Manual For Dummies.
Tim unveiled this list at NCSL's Legislative Summit during an entertaining celebration of the work of legislative staff entitled, "Making History: Legislative Staff Working for America's Legislatures." The session highlighted accomplishments of legislative staff during the last year. Highlights of the celebration included the Online Democracy Award (to the Florida Senate), the 2011 Legislative Staff Achievement Awards, the Harrington Award, the election of Michael Adams as Staff Chair of NCSL and Patsy Spaw as Staff Vice Chair, and initiatives to develop a Young Professionals affinity group within NCSL and to encourage young people to work for state legislatures.
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