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Legislative Staff Can Excel With NCSL

NCSL is offering many professional development opportunities for legislative staff in 2022. Find out more!


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FlyGirl: The Critical Role of Teams and Communications

Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour discusses how her military experience shaped her attitudes about teamwork and leadership and the critical importance of communications and listening.


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Election Bill Rubric: Five Deliberation Points

The five points outlined give legislators and staff tangible starting points for analysis and discussion to help craft and assess effective election legislation.


2022 State Legislative Sessions Calendar

2022 State Legislative Session Calendar

Find out the 2022 state legislative session dates: when state sessions begin, adjourn and convene for special sessions.


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Top Fiscal Issues for 2022

Legislators are returning to state capitols for their 2022 sessions with more funds than they anticipated thanks to rebounding revenues and federal assistance. This fiscal brief takes a look at some of states’ top fiscal priorities for the new year.


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Significant Trends in Law Enforcement

The murder of George Floyd in May 2020 and the nationwide focus on law enforcement policy that followed kicked off an unprecedented state legislative response. Over the next year, more than 3,000 bills were considered across all 50 states and the District of Columbia.


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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.