nebraska capitol rotunda ceiling

The Nebraska Capitol rotunda ceiling. “During session, I often need a quick lap around the rotunda to center myself, and podcasts are great for that,” says Kate Heltzel, who directs the Legislature’s public information office. (Nebraska Legislature)

Reading, Listening, Watching: What Legislative Staff Recommend

Compiled by Holly South | Dec. 8, 2021 | State Legislatures News | Print

Staff from across the 50 states and territories divulge what they’re reading, listening to and watching, and their picks run the gamut from spiritual to sporty, historical fiction to humor. Whether you need inspiration, gift ideas or a way to unwind, give one of the following a try! Find more suggestions—and get to know your colleagues from other states—in NCSL’s “Staff Snapshots” series.

Professional Development

For Inspiration

Just for Fun

For its “Staff Snapshots” series, State Legislatures News is asking legislative staff about their role in the legislature. If you’d like to suggest a staffer for this series, please email Holly South at NCSL.

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