Contents | State Legislatures Magazine | March-April 2020

3/24/2020

Men playing cards in Little Havana.

Board game action at a seniors event in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood. 

Volume 46, No. 2 | Download the Magazine

STORIES

Health | Living to 100
Building a world where people thrive 
as they age requires a whole new 
way to thinking.

Redistricting | 10 Things You Need
to Know Before Drawing Next
Year’s Maps

When the census data is released in 
March 2021, it’s go-time for redistricters.
Are you ready?

Elections | Debating the Electoral
College

For some, it’s an essential legacy
of the founders’ vision. For others,
it’s a relic enabling a tyranny of
the minority.

Early Childhood | Do Preschool 
Expulsions Need a Timeout?

Lawmakers voice concern about the 
long-term effects of removing kids
from classrooms.

DEPARTMENTS

From the Editor

From the Director

Newsmakers
A former lawmaker at the Oscars, plus the latest leadership changes from across the nation and the territories

NCSL on the Hill
Recent D.C. Fly-Ins, federal highway funding, National Guard support and more from the capital

Trends
Coronavirus, electric scooter laws, teens and vaping, minimum wage gains, affordable housing, rape kit backlogs and corporate tax incentives

Innovations
How Indiana’s technology services office recruits and retains top IT staffers

Stateline
The brighter side of legislative news

StateStats
An update on school safety laws

The Final Word
Meet Florida Senate President Bill Galvano