imgSix sessions were streamed live from the Summit on Wednesday and Thursday. Archives are available.
Six sessions were streamed live from the Summit on Wednesday and Thursday. Archives are available.
imgSummit Online Resources
Summit Online Resources
Check out NCSL's online resources for the Legislative Summit , including speaker bios, presentations, handouts, links to streaming sessions and more.
imgInitiative and Referendum Database
Initiative and Referendum Database
NCSL has a new 2014 database of state legislation related to the initiative and referendum processes.
imgState Legislatures Magazine: July-August Issue
State Legislatures Magazine: July-August Issue
This month's issue looks at partisanship in legislatures, renovating capitols, pay for lawmakers, the challenging job of chief of staff, the costs of legislation and much more.
imgMapping EITC
Mapping EITC
A new 50-state interactive map offers a quick way to see the details of earned income tax credit laws across the country.

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Thank you to everyone who attended the 2014 Legislative Summit in Minneapolis. We hope the Summit offered ideas and solutions to take on the critical issues in your state. Here are some of the resources we think willl be useful as you head home.



People at a meeting We  connect you to the best and brightest experts in every issue area critical to the states.

Through NCSL meetings, webinars and professional training opportunities, you’ll connect with legislators and staff with your same interests and concerns. Visit our Meetings and Training page and find out what’s coming up next.




US Capitol We advocate for you in Washington, D.C., before Congress, the administration and, when appropriate, in the courts.

We fight to ensure the states are free of unfunded mandates and pre-emption of state laws and that they maintain their authority and independence. Find out the issues NCSL is engaging in now and the role you play.




  • "Game Change" Authors Handicap the Midterms

    A week of intense public policy discussion at NCSL’s Legislative Summit was topped off with a serving of pure politics Friday afternoon when political journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann offered their take on the national political scene.

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