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2021 Election Enactments

All 50 states have introduced election-related bills so far in 2021. This webpage tracks significant elections-related enactments.


NCSL podcast, Legislatures: The Inside Storey with Tim Storey.

Episode 1: Digging Into Brain Science With John Medina

NCSL Executive Director Tim Storey hosts guests who share fresh perspectives on the world of legislatures. Storey promises that if you listen carefully, you will finish every podcast with at least one juicy epiphany to help you be better at what you do, whether that is making laws or simply going about your day.


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ARPA State Fiscal Recovery Fund Allocations

NCSL database detailing state actions illustrating ways states are utilizing their American Rescue Plan Act allocations. Real-time, up-to-date.


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Legislative Oversight of Emergency Executive Powers

Legislative powers and oversight of governor's executive orders. Includes bills introduced or enacted in response to executive orders during the coronavirus.


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Health Policy Snapshot: Protecting Consumers from Surprise Medical Billing

Many states have enacted legislation protecting consumers from surprise health care bills over the last few years.


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Key Roles of Optometrists

Providing more than two-thirds of all primary eye and vision health care in the U.S., optometrists are an important access point to the health care system for many.


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NCSL Podcasts

NCSL podcasts connect you with state legislatures, offering insights from legislative leaders and staff, astute political observers and public policy experts from across the nation. Download or stream our collection today.



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.



Special Delivery: State Strategies to Ensure Healthy Pregnancies

NCSL’s new report “State Approaches to Ensuring Healthy Pregnancies Through Prenatal Care” summarizes the factors affecting access to and use of prenatal care, different models of care, and state-level solutions and policy options.