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NCSL's Election Update

The December 2019 issue of The Canvass investigates the 2020 presidential primaries and includes an interview with Representative Chris Kennedy (D) from Colorado about Colorado's vote by mail system and other things worth noting.


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Early Learning Opportunities

Each year, state legislatures consider legislation to improve the quality and increase access to early learning opportunities in their states. Increasingly, legislators are focusing their efforts on improving the early care and education workforce.


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Order Your Copy

If you are a legislator or legislative staff member dealing with redistricting, you'll want your copy of NCSL's new book on redistricting law. It's the comprehensive resource for redistricting, covering 10 legal topics critical to redistricting. Legislators and legislative staff, login to order your free copy.


States and the Electric Grid

A new NCSL report looks at the state role in modernizing the electric grid, and the challenge facing state policymakers in crafting policies that promote cost-effective investment in the electric system while allowing new approaches to flourish.


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Our American States

The “Our American States” podcast is where you hear compelling conversations that tell the story of America’s state legislatures, the people in them, the politics that compel them, and the important work of democracy.



Infrastructure Issue

Urgent infrastructure needs are straining public resources. This month, the magazine examines the policies, planning frameworks and new funding approaches states are using to improve infrastructure systems in four vital areas.



Mobility and Disability

It's crucial that autonomous vehicles be designed with the needs of people with disabilities in mind, an expert on the topic told attendees at one of the opening sessions at the 2019 NCSL Capitol Forum in Phoenix.