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COVID-19: Contact Tracing, the CDC and the States

Today’s podcast focuses on contact tracing, a longtime tool used by public health officials. Our guest is Dr. Kyle Bernstein, chief of the Epidemiology and Statistics Branch in the Division of STD Prevention at the CDC and an expert in contact tracing.

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Criminal Justice Coordinating Councils

Criminal Justice Coordinating Councils, which bring together stakeholders to explore and respond to issues in the criminal justice system, are among the ways legislatures can engage with local governments to produce criminal justice reform.

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COVID-19 and education

Education Finance in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 has most certainly had an impact on states’ education budgets. As states amend or revise their education budgets and finances to meet current fiscal conditions, this page will be updated to reflect those actions.

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2020 State Legislative Session Calendar

This map provides information on legislative sessions in each state, district and territory. You can also find information on regular session dates, and, if necessary, special session dates.

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In Session

Adjourned Sine Die

Adjourned, Suspended or Postponed Related to COVID-19

In Special Session

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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

Read the Latest in our New Digital Newsroom

Find the latest news on state policy, politics and personalities in State Legislatures magazine, now in a digital format.

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Using pharmacists to provide care in rural America

Maximizing the use of pharmacists as part of the health care delivery system is among several state strategies to meet the unique health care needs of rural and underserved communities.