Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee


2019-2020 NCSL Staff Chair, Martha Wigton of Georgia

New NCSL Staff Chair

Martha Wigton will serve as NCSL’s Staff Chair for 2019-2020. Martha is the director of the House Budget and Research Office in Georgia and has worked for the Georgia General Assembly since 1991. The NCSL Staff Chair represents the more than 25,000 legislative staff serving in America’s state legislatures.


Staff Snapshots | Q&A With Legislative Staff

State Legislatures magazine is conducting a series of interviews and asking legislative staff about their role in the legislature. Read about legislative staffers from across the nation, what they do in the legislature, lessons learned, wisdom gained and what they do outside of their respective capitols.



Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee(LSCC)


Legislative Staff Achievement Award Winners

Congratualtions to this year's Legislative Staff Achivement Award winners! The NCSL Legislative Staff Professional Associations, Networks and Standing Committees annually present Legislative Staff Achievement awards to recognize staff excellence in supporting the work of a state legislature and strengthening the legislative institution.


Legislative Staff Success Stories

Legislative staff support legislatures in a variety of ways and help legislators achieve their public policy goals. Here’s two stories that showcase how legislative staff make legislators, and the legislative institution, successful.


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Professional Staff Associations

There are nine professional staff associations and a few staff networks associated with NCSL. These associations and networks offer opportunities for communication and professional development with your peers. Learn more about each of these groups and how to get involved.