The NCSL Blog

19
 Health, Human Service Highlights From Second COVID-19 Relief Bill

Congress passed and the president signed into law the second piece of COVID-19 relief legislation, HR 6201 Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Congress has already set their sights on passing a third COVID-19 relief package.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
19

What with all the news on public health, politicos are probably sighing with relief that we’ve got a lull in presidential and state primaries for the next few weeks. This lull reflects the calendar as it was, as well as the postponement of primaries due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
18

While the nation is gripped with anxiety about the coronavirus pandemic, state legislators should consider several ways to connect with their constituents through social media to disseminate reliable COVID-19 information, including sharing  important resources now available through the White House.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
16
StateVote 2020: States Delay Presidential Primaries Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Louisiana last week became the first state to postpone its presidential primary in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
16
NCSL Gathers Education Resources for Legislators on Coronavirus

As of March 16, 33 states have closed all P-12 schools for at least several weeks, and an overwhelming majority of colleges and universities have sent students home for the rest of the semester as a result of direction for the nation’s health officials desperately trying to slow the spread of the Coronavirus.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
16
Is That Mailing Really From the Census Bureau?

Have you received a recent mailing that looks like a census form or questionnaire? If it arrived before this week, it’s likely not from the Census Bureau.

Continue >

Category: Census
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
16
Barr, 'Five Eyes' Release Principles on Online Child Sexual Exploitation

The recommendations create a baseline framework for companies that provide online services to deter use of the Internet as a tool for sexually exploiting and abusing children.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
13
Lawmakers Sprint to Fund Coronavirus Efforts

As states race to contain and mitigate the spread of the coronavirus disease, state legislatures have quickly moved to ensure health and human services agencies have the funding necessary for their work.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
13
Lawmakers Grapple With Solutions to Surprise Medical Bills

Approximately 4 in 10 Americans reported receiving an unexpected medical bill—commonly known as surprise, or balance, billing—in the past 12 months, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation survey.

Continue >

Category: Health
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
12
SCOTUS Rules State Identity Theft Statutes Not Preempted in False Social Security Number Prosecutions

In a 5-4 decision in Kansas v. Garcia the Supreme Court held that the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) does not preempt state statutes that provide a basis for identity theft prosecutions when someone uses another person’s Social Security number on their state and federal tax-withholding forms.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
Page 10 of 255First   Previous   5  6  7  8  9  [10]  11  12  13  14  Next   Last   

Subscribe to the NCSL Blog

Click on the RSS feed at left to add the NCSL Blog to your favorite RSS reader. 

About the NCSL Blog

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.