State Legislatures magazine is conducting a series of interviews and asking legislative staff about their role in the legislature. Read about legislative staffers from across the nation, what they do in the legislature, lessons learned, wisdom gained and what they do outside of their respective capitols.
For many years, the "Toolbox" department in State Legislatures magazine has been a go-to resource for legislators and staffers looking to learn some new skills or brush up on some old ones. We’ve collected some of the most-requested articles here, grouping them in general categories
State lawmakers are taking extra steps to respond to and anticipate impacts of the coronavirus. This page is updated daily to reflect new resources in policy areas ranging from education to health care costs and access.
NCSL offers a variety of webinars for legislative staff, from policy topics to professional development. This directory lists all webinars that relevant for legislative staff and available 24-7.
There are nine professional staff associations and a few staff networks associated with NCSL. These associations and networks offer opportunities for communication and professional development with your peers. Lean more about each of these groups and how to get involved.