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Put on Your Learning Cap at the PDS for Research and Legal Staff

Join with fellow research, editorial, library, legal and committee staffers from across the nation for an invaluable professional development opportunity Oct. 4-6 in Harrisburg, Pa.

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Overcoming Stereotypes and Fostering Workforce Diversity

Daryl Dixon was just a child when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Unfamiliar with who this man was, never mind what he fought for, Dixon attended the funeral with his family members. That day, after learning about King and his dream for equality and inclusiveness, Dixon, founder of the Diversity Resource Group, left with one question: If someone so liked and revered could be assassinated, what does that mean for the rest of us?

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State Legislatures Magazine: Federalism, School Safety, Energy Storage

What is the state of federalism today? That question anchors the cover story in the current issue of NCSL’s State Legislatures magazine.

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Summit Speaker: Sidestepping Ethical Sinkholes

Los Angeles—Protecting the legislative institution requires ethical decision-making by those who work in the legislature.

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The ADA, Overtime and the Importance of Job Descriptions

State legislatures should pay attention to a recent ruling by the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, that overtime can be an "essential function."

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Amy Trask's Play-By-Play Leadership Lessons

Los Angeles—Amy Trask spent 30 years with NFL’s Raiders, rising from intern to the league’s first female CEO. “So, in brief, she has spent a career as a woman in a male-dominated field, full of high-maintenance personalities who aren't used to being told ‘no’ and who don't always play nice with each other. Sound familiar?” joked staff chair Chuck Truesdell.

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Listen Up! Learn the Skills of Good Listening

Los Angeles—By focusing only on what you’re saying, chances are good that you’re not hearing. It’s one of several barriers to listening described by leadership coach Samuel Solomon during the workshop “Learning to Listen” at NCSL’s Legislative Summit.

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Here Are the Winners of the 2018 Notable Document Awards

The Legislative Research Librarians and NCSL announce the winners of the 2018 Notable Document Award winners!

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Beef Up your Professional Potential at the Leadership Staff Seminar

Do you work directly for a legislator, in a capitol or district office? Are you a policy wonk in a caucus office, a legislative assistant or aide? If so, NCSL is providing a professional development seminar that allows you to get the most bang for your travel and professional development buck.

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Debuting ... Legislatures-At-a-Glance

Have you ever wanted to quickly find the leaders of a Legislature, the percent of female legislators in a state or the state’s Capitol city? Well, now you can find all that and more on NCSL’s new Legislatures-At-A-Glance page!

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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.