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States and COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Each state is working with a plan involved in distributing and administering the two COVID-19 vaccines. On this podcast we discuss how those plans were created, how they’ve had to change as the pandemic has progressed and what lies ahead.

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Power Plays: Legislatures vs. Governors

Legislative leaders fear that fallout from COVID-19 is eroding the checks and balances of our system of government. Too often, they feel, governors are exceeding their authority and are not consulting legislatures to create solid, long-term policies.

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Prekindergarten Teacher Licensure

Requirements for becoming a licensed prekindergarten teacher vary greatly depending on the state, school district, source of funding and even classroom location (public school vs. privately owned child care facility).

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State Legislatures Magazine

Find articles on policy trends, hot topics and the personalities that make legislatures work in the daily digital version of NCSL’s long-running magazine.

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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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30 years of protection for substance abuse, mental illness under the ADA

Protections outlined in Title I of the ADA can apply to people with addiction to alcohol and people in recovery from opioid and other substance use disorders.