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11 Chambers Elect New Clerks & Secretaries—Part II

The 2019 legislative session is the first as chief clerk or secretary for these members of the American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries (ASLCS)—but all of these legislative staffers have spent years in the statehouse.

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11 Chambers Elect New Clerks and Secretaries—Part I

Each of these American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries (ASLCS) members serve as the chief administrative officers in their chambers; some are the parliamentarian as well. And while they may be new to this role, they are all veterans of the legislature.

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Bright New Look; Same Great Content

State Legislatures magazine has been “the magazine of state politics and policy” for 45 years. It’s reputation and popularity are strong.

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Category: NCSL, Magazine
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A Gift of Fellowship to NCSL

ACLS provides a stipend to cover a professional salary and benefits for a recently minted Ph.D for two full years. Two years! That’s quite a gift.

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Category: NCSL, Elections
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NCSL Capitol Forum: The State of Newspapers, Election Lessons and Fake News

Washington, D.C.—When Reid Epstein, national politics reporter at The Wall Street Journal, was working at the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel some 10 years ago, 10-15 reporters from around Wisconsin covered state government. Today, that number is down to around three, a trend that’s plagued nearly all newspapers across the nation.

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Happy Thanksgiving By Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Tomorrow, as we take time to give thanks, many of us will take to the road, skies, rails and waterways.

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The 'Forgotten War' Remembered

Since 2010, I have volunteered with the Rocky Mountain Honor Flight, an organization in Denver whose mission statement is to give "WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam War veterans in the Rocky Mountain Region the opportunity to visit the National WWII Memorial and other monuments and memorials dedicated to their service, located in Washington, D.C."

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Lessons for States From the Midterms

Watch NCSL's Tim Storey and Wendy Underhill along with The Cook Political Report's Senior Editor Jennifer Duffy conduct a post-election breakdown this morning at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

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Category: NCSL, Elections
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NCSL Commission Studies Idaho’s Mastery-Based Learning Network

“I think my parents are happy with what we’re doing because I actually get what I need,” says a fourth-grade student at Greenhurst Elementary in Nampa, Idaho. “Before, things were too easy for me in math—now that we switch classes to the right level, I’m learning more.” At the mastery-based Greenhurst Elementary, fourth-grade students might be working in fifth-grade math standards and third-grade grade literacy standards.

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New Solar Policy Toolkit Helps Policymakers Navigate Rapidly Changing Solar Landscape

Solar energy has experienced explosive growth in recent years. However, in 2017 solar installations fell on an annual basis for the first time since 2010, marking a transitional year for the market.

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Category: NCSL, Energy
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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.