Many ban the box policies provide applicants a fair chance at employment by removing conviction and arrest history questions from job applications and delaying background checks until later in the hiring process.
Florida Senator Kathleen Passidomo, former Senate majority leader, discusses community service, leading during a pandemic and more.
This policy snapshot covers a variety of options for legislators to use in supporting vaccination efforts or bolstering access to COVID-19 vaccines.
Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the resiliency of U.S. manufacturers has been on full display. In the face of tremendous demand shifts, manufacturers anchored public health and economic recovery efforts.
Teresa M. Bejan talks about how civility works in politics, the difference between civility and talking about civility, the polarized state of our politics and more.
To help newer staff progress in their careers, NCSL is offering the Legislative Staff Certificate Program. During the month of October, participants will benefit from a variety of perspectives and insights about the role of staff in supporting the legislative institution. The deadline to apply is Friday, July 23, 2021.
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.
Find the latest news on state policy, politics and personalities as well as stories from the print edition of State Legislatures magazine.
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.