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COVID-19 and the Criminal Justice System

The Council on Criminal Justice, a nonpartisan think tank that works to advance understanding of the criminal justice system, decided to take a deep dive into the system to see how it was coping. Our guests on this podcast discuss what they discovered.

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Making Work Safe and Accessible During a Pandemic

This report discusses COVID-19 risk in the workplace and how to keep workers safe and to accommodate workers at high risk of severe illness from the coronavirus.

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Remote Public Participation in Committee Proceedings

The COVID-19 pandemic posed challenges for state lawmakers this past year on how to keep “the people's house” open to the public, as some state capitol buildings were closed and some legislative chambers met remotely. This page examines the approaches legislatures have used to integrate public participation.

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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 State Legislatures News

Find the latest news on state policy, politics and personalities as well as stories from the print edition of State Legislatures magazine.

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Census Apportionment Delayed Until End of AprilAnnounced on NCSL Call

On an update call with NCSL today, Kathleen Styles of the U.S. Census Bureau reported that the data will arrive by (not on) April 30.