State Legislatures Magazine

It reports on the challenges you face, the ideas and innovations you craft, and the people behind it all. And it does it with style, insight, humor and intelligence. Read the digital version of the award-winning State Legislatures, NCSL’s national magazine of policy and politics. You won’t find a better read anywhere.

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LegisBriefs

Information overload? Then download these short, snappy, two-page briefs for a quick, but thorough, overview of some of the most timely legislative issues you face. You'll be an expert as soon as you need to be. Emailed to you every month, they’ll keep you up-to-date on state policy issues along with any federal component.

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Mason's Manual

Mason's Manual of Legislative Procedure is the only parliamentary manual designed specifically for state legislatures. It addresses problems and concepts in the contexts that occur most often in legislatures, so it's the easiest guide to understand and use.

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Bookstore

OVERVIEW | BOOKSTORE

Visit the online bookstore to find the newest ideas, research and analysis from NCSL. Simply the best source of information on state policy, trends and innovations. 

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Books and Reports

Information overload? Turn to NCSL for insight into the most important issues of the day. Clear, concise analyses will help you make sense of complex topics and understand what everyone else is doing and thinking.

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