To bring you the latest on how COVID-19 is affecting the states, we are offering this issue of State Legislatures magazine in digital-only format.
The coronavirus has redefined what consitutes an emergency and changed how legislatures do business.
A retiring Louisiana lawmaker is the last elective officeholder in a family line the started with Huey P. Long, plus the latest leadership changes.
As the way we work evolves, states hope to boost their economies by making the most of technological advances, teleworking and gig jobs.
Next Generation 911, pandemic price gougers, public pensions and ways to make the most of the federal Family First child welfare law.
Links to the table of contents of every issue of State Legislatures magazine through January 2013.
We ask freshman lawmakers to reflect on what they've learned during their first terms in office.
Q&A’s with staffers, who tell us about their jobs and why they went to work in the legislature.
Volume 46, No. 3 | Download the Magazine
Cover Story: Legislatures Respond
The coronavirus has redefined what
constitutes an emergency and changed
how legislatures do business.
Double Duty for Legislators
With Health Care Day Jobs
Legislators who are also health care
professionals are serving on two
fronts these days.
Pandemic Leads to 'Infodemic'
Lawmakers can combat misinformation
Voting After the Virus
Elections may never be the same following the COVID-19.
Policy Impacts of COVID-19
The widespread impact of the coronavirus
has been remarkable.
No News Is Bad News
Fading local news coverage leaves
the public uninformed.
Coronavirus: A Timeline
Workers Fit for the Future
States are helping workers evolve
Welcome: NCSL Staff Chair Martha Wigton
Focus: Staff Have a Right to Political Expression
Profiles: Meet 6 Legislative Staffers
Toolbox: Mindset Matters in Tough Times
From the Editor
From the Director
The latest in leadership changes and more.
NCSL on the Hill
The latest from the nation's capital.
911 emergency call system, public pensions hit hard, pandemic price gougers and more.
States got more than a rainy day with COVID-19.
The lighter side of legislative news.
The Final Word
Meet Maine Senate President Troy Jackson.