imgImmigration Webinar Series
Immigration Webinar Series
NCSL's free webinar series on immigration continues on Friday, May 8, with a focus on immigrants in the workforce.
imgHarrington Award
Harrington Award
The deadline is Friday, May 15, for nominations for the Kevin B. Harrington Award for Excellence in Democracy Education.
imgManagement Training
Management Training
May 8 is the application deadline for the Legislative Staff Management Institute, which provides legislative staff with the opportunity to improve their management skills.
imgRegister Now!
Register Now!
imgSocial Media Privacy
Social Media Privacy
There are now 20 states with laws that prevent employers from requesting passwords to personal Internet accounts to get or keep a job.
imgState Legislatures Magazine | May  Issue
State Legislatures Magazine | May Issue
imgCapitol to Capitol
Capitol to Capitol
NCSL's latest state-federal newsletter looks at testimony before a Senate subcommittee by NCSL Presidet-elect and Utah Senator Curt Bramble R-Utah) on the need for a long-term transportation bill.
imgFinancial Literacy
Financial Literacy
Lawmakers in 30 states and Puerto Rico have introduced legislation this year related to financial education and financial literacy.
imgWebinar Series
Webinar Series
The next webinar in an 11-webinar series focusing on agriculture, energy, environment and transportation topics will be Friday, May 8. It will look at the impact of falling oil prices on states.

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



As a legislator or legislative staffer, you are a member of NCSL. In this video, Republican and Democratic state lawmakers invite their fellow legislators to become involved with the National Conference of State Legislatures.





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.





You'll be inspired, fired-up by inventive ideas, bold solutions and new connections at NCSL's 2015 Legislative Summit Aug. 3-6 in Seattle. Take a deep dive into critical issues and come up with a roadmap to results. New, interactive sessions are crafted to be engaging, relevant and memorable. They'll give you the tools you need to put your ideas into action.

This video from Visit Seattle will give you a preview of our host city.


  • NCSL in D.C.: Bramble Ambles to the Hill

    The weather report was sunny Tuesday but the outlook on a congressional solution to surface transportation funding was cloudy, as NCSL President-elect Senator Curt Bramble (R-Utah) prepared to testify before a U.S. Senate subcommittee on Capitol Hill.

  • State Budget Writing Is in Full Swing

    With the deadline to complete fiscal year (FY) 2016 budgets fast approaching, we’re checking in to see where states stand in their budget-writing process.

Share this: 

NCSL Member Toolbox


7700 East First Place
Denver, CO 80230
Tel: 303-364-7700 | Fax: 303-364-7800


444 North Capitol Street, N.W., Suite 515
Washington, D.C. 20001
Tel: 202-624-5400 | Fax: 202-737-1069

Copyright 2015 by National Conference of State Legislatures