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Plans Emerging for COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation

While the end goal is to offer COVID-19 vaccines to the entire U.S. population, the federal government, states and local jurisdictions want to be sure it goes first to those who need it most.

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Building Democracy: The Story of Legislatures | Episode 4

In this installment of NCSL’s six-episode podcast series, “Building Democracy: The Story of Legislatures,” we travel west to see how women fought and won their right to vote, as well as how they shaped state legislatures and life on the frontier well before the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

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NCSL Virtual Redistricting Seminar | January 2021

If you are a legislator, legislative staffer, a commissioner, a commission staffer, an outside advocate or just an interested member of the public, this virtual seminar is for you. In three days, NCSL will deliver knowledge and practical instruction that you can customize for your state and your role in the process.

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State Legislator Demographics

This new interactive webpage builds on NCSL’s previous research on the demographics of state legislators and allows users to compare data from 2015 to that from 2020. The analysis covers the gender, race/ethnicity, education, age and religion of legislators across the country.

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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 our New Digital Newsroom

Find the latest news on state policy, politics and personalities in State Legislatures magazine, now in a digital format.

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30 years of protection for substance abuse, mental illness under the ADA

Protections outlined in Title I of the ADA can apply to people with addiction to alcohol and people in recovery from opioid and other substance use disorders.