The NCSL Blog

Entries for November 2016

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Great Managers Are Not Born ...

It’s the same in all organizations, public or private. The manager/employee relationship is where the rubber meets the road in terms of employee motivation and organizational performance. 

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High-Quality Preschool, Then What?

Preschool funding approached nearly $7 billion nationwide during the 2015-2016 academic year, up 12 percent from the previous year. This funding is generally utilized to create and/or increase access to high-quality programs.

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Are States Ready to Rethink the Way We Vote?

The dust may still be settling from the 2016 elections, but it already has some wondering if it’s time for states to start rethinking the way we vote.

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Roles For States, Tribes in Nuclear Weapons Site Cleanups

Many of the sites were located on or near tribal lands, and today, a number of American Indian tribes work directly with federal and state governments to ensure safe and protective environmental remediation and determine future use at the sites. 

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NCSL Welcomes Partnership of Parliaments Members to the U.S.

NCSL welcomed 19 German and Austrian legislators from the Partnership of Parliaments to Denver earlier this month.

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Tribal Traffic Safety in Focus During National Native American Month

The issue of Native American traffic safety is among the focuses during National Native Ameri

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Legislative Choices on Audits, Recounts and More

We’ve all heard that Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has asked for a recount of presidential votes cast in Wisconsin, and that Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton joined the request.

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Overtime Rules on Hold as States Get Nationwide Injunction

States may now ignore the looming Dec. 1 deadline to comply with the new overtime rules.

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A Call to Shift the Nation's Thinking About Youth Prisons

The National Institute of Justice, in collaboration with Harvard Kennedy School’s Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management, released a new report last month with recommendations for policymakers to take a bipartisan approach to replace the nation’s reliance on youth prisons.

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Wisconsin Redistricting May Be Headed for Supreme Court

On Monday, a three-judge federal court struck down Wisconsin’s legislative district maps, which were drawn five years ago during this decade’s redistricting process. Here are three things to know about Whitford v. Gill.

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This blog offers updates on the National Conference of State Legislatures' research and training, the latest on federalism and the state legislative institution, and posts about state legislators and legislative staff. The blog is edited by NCSL staff and written primarily by NCSL's experts on public policy and the state legislative institution.