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E-Waste
As electronic waste has become a growing concern, 25 states have enacted legislation establishing a statewide electronic waste, or e-waste, recycling program.
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Fiscal Office Staff
The National Association of Legislative Information Technology will hold its professional development seminar Oct. 14-17 in Santa Fe, N.M. Learn more.
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E-Cigarettes and Minors
NCSL research finds that at least 42 states now ban minors from buying electronic cigarettes or other alternative tobacco products.
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Minimum Wage on the Ballot
Ballot measures in five states will ask voters either to raise the minimum wage or ask if it should be raised.
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Financing Energy Upgrades
Property Assessed Clean Energy or PACE financing programs allow homeowners to pay for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects through property assessments.
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Plugged In
The latest issue of NCSL's energy newsletter looks at state and federal energy news along with energy-related legislative action around the nation.
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Childhood Obesity
A new NCSL report summarizes state legislation related to reducing and preventing obesity in children and adolescents.
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State Legislatures Magazine
This month's issue looks at states teaming with industry to train workers, the debate over Voter ID, Common Core standards in the states, the benefits of big data and much more.
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The Fiscal Link
The latest issue of NCSL's state fiscal newsletter offers links to resources from the Legislative Summit in Minneapolis, recent state fiscal reports and federal news.

We are the nation's most respected bipartisan organization providing states support, ideas, connections and a strong voice on Capitol Hill.

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The 2014 Legislative Summit in Minneapolis featured an array of exciting speakers and we interviewed many of them. Watch this interview with Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar (D) and Cindy McCain as they discuss the fight against human trafficking. You can find additional videos and webinars at NCSL's e-learning page or at our YouTube page.

 

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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.

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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.

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    Across the nation, state and local governments are grappling with the discovery of untested sexual assault evidence collection kits—commonly called “rape kits”—in police precincts and storage facilities.

 
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