NCSL LegisBrief

Electronic Cigarette Taxation

This webpage provides an overview on how e-cigarettes and vaping products are taxed across the states.


Capitol to Capitol newsletter

State-Federal Update

In this issue read more about senators requesting FDA to address mislabeling of dairy products, the Supreme Court denies speeding up Affordable Care Act case and more.


NCSL energy newsletter

NCSL's Energy Update

The January issue of NCSL’s energy newsletter, Plugged In, highlights the latest legislative activity including recent bills on nuclear, clean energy, coal generation and utility wildfire liability.


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.



Behind the Scenes of NCSL's 'Building Democracy' Podcast Series

Join NCSL staffers and "Building Democracy" hosts John Mahoney and Megan McClure along with a roster of expert guests as they explore this history—the good and the bad—and how the first meeting of these colonial representatives was the starting point in the story of America’s state legislatures.