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NCSL Today

Daily news docket and resources for state legislatures and staff.

NCSL This Month

Monthly review of new NCSL reports, databases and more.

NCSL News Alerts

Occasional updates on breaking state and federal policy news.

NCSL Reports and Resources

Weekly announcements on LegisBriefs, webinars, online meetings and more.

NCSL State Legislatures News

Biweekly notices on state policy ideas, insights and innovations.

NCSL Capitol to Capitol

Weekly review of federal legislation and how it impacts states.

NCSL Legislative Summit & Events

Occasional announcements about NCSL meetings and events.

NCSL Legislative Member Communications

Occasional updates from NCSL for legislators and legislative staff only.

NCSL Legislative Staff News

Occasional news and updates just for legislative staff.

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Afterschool and Summer Learning

Triannual round up of after school and summer learning publications, legislations and other resources.

The Canvass—Elections Update

Monthly research, legislative practices and insights on state elections issues.

Children, Youth and Families Update

Monthly human services and housing policy news and resources.

Disability Employment Update

Quarterly update on state policy trends and resources.

Education Update

Biweekly federal and state education policy news.

Employment and Economic Development

Monthly update covering the latest state policies and trends.

Environment and Natural Resources

Quarterly spotlight on environmental policy research, news and trends.

First Appearance—Criminal Justice

Monthly roundup of front-end justice policy, research and news.

Health and Human Services Link

Monthly update featuring NCSL’s new health and human services resources.

Health Systems Digest

Quarterly summary of state-related policy resources for legislative staff.

Juvenile Justice Update

Quarterly update on state legislative trends, court decisions and resources.

News Reactor—Nuclear Update

Quarterly update on state nuclear news, legislative trends and resources.

Plugged In—Energy Update

Monthly update on state energy news, trends, publications and meetings.

State Budget and Tax News

Weekly recap of state budget and tax developments.

Transportation News

Quarterly update on state policy news and resources.

Young and New Professionals

Biannual update for anyone new or young in their legislative career.