NCSL in D.C.



D.C. Fly-In: A Voice for States

As the voice of state legislatures in Washington, D.C., NCSL is committed to ensuring state prerogatives are brought before Congress and the administration. To facilitate this effort, NCSL brings legislators to D.C. to meet with members of Congress, the administration and other players involved in crucial state-federal issues.


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Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

President Biden signed the bipartisan $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law on Nov. 15, 2021. The bill was approved by House on Nov. 5 and in the Senate in August 2021.



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American Rescue Plan Resources

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provides states $1.9 trillion in funding, program changes and tax policies aimed at mitigating the effects of the pandemic. NCSL will continue to develop resources to assist states as they implement the ARPA programs. 



Policy Directives/Resolutions

NCSL advocates before Congress and the administration on behalf of state legislatures in accord with the policy directives and resolutions adopted at the annual NCSL Legislative Summit Business Meeting.


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Capitol to Capitol

Published since 1994, Capitol to Capitol gives you up-to-the-minute information on important federal legislation, and advises you when you need to call members of your congressional delegation to show your support or disapproval of bills that affect the states. 


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Letters and Testimony

NCSL effectively works to enhance the role of states and state legislatures in the federal system. These state-federal activities, which include letters to Congress and the administration and testimony before congressional committees or federal commissions, are guided by policy directives and resolutions developed NCSL's nine standing committees.