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Giving States a Voice

NCSL brings legislators to D.C. to meet with members of Congress, the administration and other players involved in crucial state-federal issues. Learn about three recent visits.

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New Approach to Jobs

A new NCSL report—"Whole Family Approach to Jobs: Lessons From the Field"—looks at an effort in the six New England states to improve family well-being while also increasing economic security through employment.

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Legislative Staff Webinars

These are webinars and other recorded presentations that will be of particular interest tolegislative staff.

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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.

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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.

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Census Data Key to $1.5 Trillion in Federal Spending

The 2020 census will determine more than $1.5 trillion in federal spending, according to a new report from the George Washington Institute of Public Policy.