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Facial Recognition Gaining Measured Acceptance

Facial recognition technology has state lawmakers, government officials, businesspeople and consumers everywhere exploring the opportunities and benefits it may offer. So why have Amazon, IBM and Microsoft announced plans to limit their sales of the technology?

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NCSL Privacy Week

NCSL Privacy Week, Sept. 21-25, is designed for legislators and legislative staff who are interested in data privacy and related topics. Privacy Week will examine policy issues including consumer data policy, government data usage, and the intersections between data privacy and cybersecurity.

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Data Privacy, State Legislation and the Pandemic

Consumer concern about data privacy has been mounting for the last few years in light of numerous data breaches. This podcast focuses on data privacy and features a discussion with Ted Claypoole, one of the nation’s top legal experts on data privacy.

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State Elections 2020

Voters in 44 states will choose more than 6,000 state legislators on Nov. 3, 2020. NCSL provides an overview of the partisan control in legislatures and states, statewide ballot measures and election administration. Check back here for the latest post-election updates!

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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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Read the Latest in our New Digital Newsroom

Find the latest news on state policy, politics and personalities in State Legislatures magazine, now in a digital format.

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Now playing: American Democracy game teaches important civics lessons

A commitment to civics education and to helping legislators and legislative staff educate the public about representative democracy and the legislative process led to the 201l launch of NCSL’s American Democracy Game.