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NCSL LegisBrief

Student Loan Oversight

States are seeking to mitigate the negative effects of student loan debt, including creating for new regulations and consumer protections for lending, borrowing and repayment.

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Family

Family First Updates

NCSL provides the latest information and legislation regarding the Family First Prevention Services Act.

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NCSL LegisBrief

Disability Employment

NCSL offers a number of resources on employment policy for people with disabilities. This includes state laws relating to state hiring practices, accessible transportation policy, inclusive apprenticeships, and workers' compensation laws.

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2020 State Legislative Session Calendar

NCSL provides information on legislative sessions in each state, district and territory. Find out the 2020 state legislative session dates: when state sessions begin, adjourn and convene for special sessions.

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Status

 Not Yet Convened

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* Legislature meets throughout the year

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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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Magazine

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.

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Blog

Behind the Scenes of NCSL's 'Building Democracy' Podcast Series

Join NCSL staffers and "Building Democracy" hosts John Mahoney and Megan McClure along with a roster of expert guests as they explore this history—the good and the bad—and how the first meeting of these colonial representatives was the starting point in the story of America’s state legislatures.