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Broadband 2020 Legislation

This page summarizes the 2020 state legislation regarding broadband, including funding, governance authorities and commissions, educational institutions, municipal-run broadband, infrastructure and taxes.

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NCSL COVID-19 DATABASE

State Action on COVID-19

Check out NCSL's new database that brings you up-to-date, real-time information about bills related to and responding to COVID-19 that have been introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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Redistricting Systems: A 50-State Overview

This webpage summarizes redistricting systems methods processes in all 50 fifty states. It highlights legislatures and commissions and the roles they play.

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FY 2021 State Budget Status

As of June 3, 32 states had enacted budgets for FY 2021. Sixteen of those states enacted a biennial budget during their 2019 legislative session. Due to impacts of COVID-19 on state fiscal circumstances, some states have adopted measures to prevent a shutdown if their budgets are not in place by the start of the new fiscal year. These include the adoption of base budgets and continuing resolutions.

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Enacted FY 2021 Budget

Biennial Budget Enacted in 2019

Late Budget

Session Extended or Special Session to Resolve Budget

Awaiting Governor's Action

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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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Magazine

Read the May/June E-Magazine

To bring you the latest on how COVID-19 is affecting the states, we are offering this issue of State Legislatures magazine in digital-only format.

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Blog

Memorial Day: A Time for Respect and Remembrance

On Memorial Day, we set aside time to remember and respect the loss of life from the ranks of our military services.