imgWebinar: Bill Information Service Training
Webinar: Bill Information Service Training
Legislators and legislative staff can sign up for this free 30-minute class July 23 where you can learn how to search for bills by terms and phrases, bill number, author, committee and state.
imgState Legislatures Magazine: June Issue
State Legislatures Magazine: June Issue
This month's issue looks at identity thieves targeting children, efforts to train culturally sensitive health care workers, federal waivers for No Child Left Behind, foiling smartphone thefts and much more.
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Capitol to Capitol
The latest issue of NCSL's state-federal newsletter covers federal funding for the Army National Guard, human trafficking legislation, net neutrality and an appropriations update.
imgExplore all the innovative sessions at the Legislative Summit.
Explore all the innovative sessions at the Legislative Summit.
imgUnemployment Down in States
Unemployment Down in States
Unemployment decreased in 22 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico in June. The rate increased in 14 states and was unchanged in the remaining 14 states. Compared to a year ago, unemployment is down in 49 states and D.C.
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Child Migrants in the U.S.
A new NCSL brief looks at recent trends in the arrival of unaccompanied children and the federal response.
imgPromoting Entrepreneurship
Promoting Entrepreneurship
A new report from the NCSL Foundation Partnership on Jobs and Innovation looks at how state policy can support entrepreneurs.

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  • NCSL Military Task Force Travels to Alaska

    Alaska's size, climate, wildlife, and rugged beauty make the “Last Frontier” not only a spectacular tourist destination, but a place that residents are proud to call home. And if all that weren't enough, the state is also remarkable from a military perspective.

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