NCSL LegisBrief

Disability Employment

NCSL offers a number of resources on employment policy for people with disabilities. This includes state laws relating to state hiring practices, accessible transportation policy, inclusive apprenticeships, and workers' compensation laws.



Family First Updates

NCSL provides the latest information and legislation regarding the Family First Prevention Services Act.


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State-Federal Update

This issue provides information about the House voting to overturn the "borrower defense repayment" rule, the Senate passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and much more.


2020 State Legislative Session Calendar

NCSL provides information on legislative sessions in each state, district and territory. Find out the 2020 state legislative session dates: when state sessions begin, adjourn and convene for special sessions.


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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.



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.



How are Infants and Toddlers Doing in Your State?

Brain development in the first years of life provides the foundation for all future learning and development, and yet the randomness of where a child is born or lives often determines whether they have access to the services they need to thrive in their earliest years.