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State Fiscal Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This page outlines state budget legislation to prepare and respond to the coronavirus through supplemental appropriations, rainy day fund transfers and economic measures. 


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NCSL Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for States

State lawmakers are taking extra steps to respond to and anticipate impacts of the coronavirus. This page is updated daily to reflect new resources in policy areas ranging from education to health care costs and access.



State Action on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

State policymakers are taking action to respond to or anticipate the spread of the coronavirus. This page tracks state and federal action related to COVID-19, including introduced and enacted bills and appropriations.


2020 State Legislative Session Calendar

NCSL provides information on legislative sessions in each state, district and territory. Click through for an interactive map that allows you to click on any state to find information on regular session dates, and, if necessary, special session dates. The map is being updated to reflect adjournments due to coronavirus.

This map will be updated daily by 4 p.m. MT.


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 Adjourned, Suspended or Postponed Related to COVID-19

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Our American States

The “Our American States” podcast is where you hear compelling conversations that tell the story of America’s state legislatures, the people in them, the politics that compel them, and the important work of democracy.



Infrastructure Issue

Urgent infrastructure needs are straining public resources. This month, the magazine examines the policies, planning frameworks and new funding approaches states are using to improve infrastructure systems in four vital areas.



NCSL Seeks Winning Website for Online Democracy Award

Now in its 15th year, NCSL’s Online Democracy Award recognizes a state legislative website that stands out for making democracy user-friendly.