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Child Tax Credit Overview

Learn more about the federal child tax credit while exploring our state-level child tax credit map and table.


NCSL Living Room Town Hall: Legislative Summit Preview

NCSL's Legislative Summit is the premier bipartisan gathering for the nation's state legislators and legislative staff. Why is it beneficial? What unique will attendees have? We're joined by Tim Storey, Executive Director and Gene Rose, Director of Communications.


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Traffic Safety Review: Where Do States Stand on Ignition Interlock Devices?

Topics reviewed in this traffic safety report include: A scan of recent notable state legislative actions on IIDs, the current landscape of state laws addressing IIDs for alcohol-DUI offenders. An overview of the effectiveness of existing programs as well as persisting concerns and limitations. Federal actions incentivizing IIDs.


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Policing Policy: How Two Legislatures Responded

On this podcast, we spoke with Rep. Leslie Herod, a Democract from Colorado, and Sen. Whitney Westerfield, a Republican from Kentucky about state legislation affecting policing policy.


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NCSL State Elections Resources

This page gives links to voter ID, absentee and early voting, pre-registration, online voter registration, and other NCSL elections-related materials.


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Fiscal Recovery Funds Out the Door

At least 36 states have allocated a portion of their American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds. The influx of stimulus funds is serving as a life saver for state budgets, and also a challenge to spend funds wisely.


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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.