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State Broadband Spending in 2021

This brief provides examples of how states are using state and federal monies for broadband.

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Strategies for Use of Congregate Care

Congregate care facilities are proven to be less effective than family-based settings and Family First seeks to reduce the inappropriate use of these facilities. NCSL discusses how legislators are necessary to make this a reality.

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Vaccine Policy Toolkit

This toolkit is intended to provide state policy options related to vaccines, including background information and key considerations for state legislators.

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The Telehealth Explainer Series: A Toolkit for State Legislators

This toolkit contains a series of briefs covering key concepts, topics, opportunities and challenges related to telehealth policy for state legislators and legislative staff.

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Recovering Legal Fees for Frivolous Ethics Complaints

See results of a survey of states that allow recovery of legal fees for public officials or employees who successfully defend against ethics complaints under certain conditions.

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ARPA State Fiscal Recovery Fund Allocations

To illustrate the ways states are utilizing their American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) allocations, NCSL created a database detailing state actions. This database provides up-to-date, real-time information in the 50 states, updated daily.

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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.

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Read the Latest in State Legislatures News

Find the latest news on state policy, politics and personalities as well as stories from the print edition of State Legislatures magazine.

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Special Delivery: State strategies to ensure healthy pregnancies

NCSL’s new report, “State Approaches to Ensuring Healthy Pregnancies Through Prenatal Care,” provides an overview of factors influencing prenatal care access and utilization, different models of care, and state-level solutions and policy options.