Legislative Information and Communications


New Podcast: Effective Communication During a Crisis 

Tune in Thursday, April 2 for tips on managing crisis communications. The podcast will feature Kit Beyer, Communications Director for Wisconsin Speaker Robin Vos, and Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann, who has led the state’s efforts in recent natural disasters.



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COVID-19 Resources for Legislative Staff

Covering a range of policy areas including continuity of government and elections, our new comprehensive NCSL Coronavirus Resources webpage is updated daily. In addition to updates on state actions, there are distance learning opportunities such as webinars and podcasts. And be sure to check the Comms Shop (below) for LINCS-specific resources.


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Legislative Staff Achievement Award

The Legislative Staff Achievement Award is presented annually by each of the nine NCSL Professional Staff Associations to honor those among their members who have supported the legislative process, improved the effectiveness of the legislative institution, and contributed to the work of their staff association. Nominate a deserving colleague by April 10!


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All About LINCS

If you work in communications in a state legislature, you are a member of LINCS! Take advantage of the benefits of being in a professional association—connecting with colleagues around the country. Learn more about what LINCS has to offer you through meetings and resources such as the LINCS newsletter, The Voice, and find out how to get involved.




Comms Shop

Legislative communicators turn to LINCS when they want to find out how other states handle various communications functions. We pose those questions to our members and share their responses. Our resources include a state-by-state list of legislative social media sites and media credentialing policies.