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2019 NALIT Seminar Handouts

The 2019 NALIT Professional Development Seminar (PDS) was held in Boise, Idaho, on Oct. 1-4, 2019. Sessions covered the following topics: cybersecurity, bill drafting systems, Agile development, remote testimony, accessibility technologies and more. View handouts and presentations from the seminar. 


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Modernizing Legislative Technologies

The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress will hold a hearing titled “Modernizing Legislative Information Technologies: Lessons from the States” on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in Washington D.C. Tune in here to watch legislative colleagues in Caifornia and Washington. 


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Meet Your New NALIT Officers!

NALIT members at the NALIT Annual Business Meeting at the NCSL Legislative Summit in Nashville elected new officers for the 2019-20 conference year: Jeff Ford, CTO, Indiana, Chair; Soren Jacobsen, IT Specialist, Idaho; Vice-Chair; and Nate Rohan; Deputy Director, Legislative Technology Service Bureau, Wisconsin. Cindy O'Dell of Kentucky serves as past chair.


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NALIT Legislative Summit Handouts

NALIT sponsored several sessions at the NCSL Legislative Summit in Nashville, Aug. 4-8, including sessions about cybersecurity, recruiting and retaining IT staff, and tech tools that make legislative life easier. The annual NALIT Business Meeting was also held on Aug. 8, where award winners were congratulated and new officers were elected. 


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Cybersecurity: Would You Like to Play a Game?

March 18, 2020. Hear experts discuss how they built and trained their CERTs, explore the key components and policies required to make them work, and learn how to simulate cyber incidents so your CERT can be prepared.


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NALIT Awards

The LINCS/NALIT Online Democracy Award is given each year to a legislature, legislative chamber or caucus whose website helps make democracy user-friendly. The Legislative Staff Achievement Award is given to an individual or a team that has contributed to the legislative institution and NALIT. Both awards are presented at the NCSL Legislative Summit. 



Guide to NALIT

NALIT is the only national organization created for and governed by legislative information technology professionals. Learn about NALIT's executive committee and standing committees, membership, the listserv, newsletters and other information you need to know!


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NALIT Newsletter, Summer 2019 Edition

The newest issue of the NALIT Newsletter for Summer 2019 is now available. Hear from outgoing NALIT chair, Cindy O'Dell of Kentucky and read a profile of the Alabama Legislative Computer Center. Also, read about how NALIT members are informing Congress about innovations in legislative information technology.