Fiscal Road to Recovery Brief Series

This six-part series examines American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund allocation priorities a year after the program launched and showcases examples to help inform policymakers as they combat the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Podcast: Our American States

A Changing Approach to Mental Health Emergencies

People having a mental health crisis in this country are more likely to encounter law enforcement than to receive treatment. On this podcast, our three guests discuss strategies states are pursuing to reduce the reliance on law enforcement in dealing with mental health emergencies.


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Employment for Veterans with Disabilities

This NCSL report focuses on state employment policies and programs for veterans with disabilities, many of which supplement and enhance efforts by the federal government.


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2021 Legislative Energy Trends

This new NCSL report examines state legislative action in 2021, highlighting trends in state energy policy and identifying topics likely to take priority in 2022 and beyond.



State Infrastructure Week

Scott Saiki, president of NCSL and speaker of the Hawaii House of Representatives, discussed the importance of infrastructure in the states during an event with other state and local organizations.


NCSL Town Hall: Communicating about Election Accuracy

Join us as Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill talks about instilling election confidence in his state’s voters, along with tips on how others can approach the topic, too.


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NCSL Podcasts

NCSL podcasts connect you with state legislatures, offering insights from legislative leaders and staff, astute political observers and public policy experts from across the nation. Download or stream our collection today.



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.



Check Out NCSL's New Resource on Food Safety

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we went from dinner out to dinner in. Americans took to cooking at home and the use of food-delivery apps more than doubled as takeout often took the place of eating at restaurants.