2022 State Legislative Sessions Calendar

2022 State Legislative Session Calendar

Find out the 2022 state legislative session dates: when state sessions begin, adjourn and convene for special sessions.


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The Critical Role of Newborn Screening

On this podcast, Peter Kyriacopoulos, the director for public policy at the Association of Public Health Laboratories, discusses how the screening works, how it differs from state to state, the role public health laboratories play and the challenges they face.


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The Canvass: December 2021

This issue of The Canvass summarizes four reports from across the political spectrum that make recommendations on this year’s hot topics, including list maintenance, absentee/mail ballot processing and post-election audits. Plus, find interviews with California Senator Steve Glazer and Assemblymember Marc Berman, bipartisan principles for audits and a roundup of election news and reports.


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Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund Tracker

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act created the $30.75 billion Education Stabilization Fund. States receive funds based on the same proportion that each state receives under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Title-IA.


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How States are Spending their Stimulus Funds

NCSL provides a brief summary and links to databases related to state allocations of flexible COIVD-19 funding through federal stimulus packages.


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Whole Child Policy Advisory Group Resources

NCSL’s Whole Child Policy Advisory Group examines education systems and policies that foster safe, healthy learning environments where students can thrive.


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



Special Delivery: State Strategies to Ensure Healthy Pregnancies

NCSL’s new report “State Approaches to Ensuring Healthy Pregnancies Through Prenatal Care” summarizes the factors affecting access to and use of prenatal care, different models of care, and state-level solutions and policy options.