Capitol to Capitol Overview

10/3/2022

U.S. Capital Building with text graphic overlay Capitol to Capitol

Capitol to Capitol is an information service of the Washington D.C., office of the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Capitol to Capitol provides up-to-the-minute information on important federal legislation, and advises members of when to contact their congressional delegations to show support or disapproval of bills that affect the states. Published since 1994, Capitol to Capitol comes out on an as-needed basis, averaging approximately one issue per week over the calendar year. 

Issues 

ARCHIVE: Previous Issues can be found on the Capitol to Capitol Archive page here.

TRIVIA ARCHIVE: Trivia from previous issues of Capitol to Capitol can be found in a sortable table here.

NCSL’s Advocacy in Washington

NCSL’s Washington staff advocates on behalf of state legislatures before Congress, the White House and federal agencies in accord with the policy directives and resolutions that are recommended by the NCSL Standing Committees and adopted by the full conference at the annual NCSL Legislative Summit Business Meeting. As a result of the advocacy that is guided by these policies’ positions, NCSL is recognized as a formidable lobbying force in state-federal relations.

More information on the NCSL Policy Process can be found here.

NCSL Staff in Washington, D.C.

  • Molly Ramsdell | 202-624-3584 | Director
  • Susan Frederick | 202-624-3566 | Law, Criminal Justice, and Public Safety
  • Nicole Ezeh | 202-624-3568 | Law, Criminal Justice, and Public Safety
  • Ben Husch | 202-624-7779 | Natural Resources and Infrastructure
  • Kristen Hildreth | 202-624-3597 | Natural Resources and Infrastructure 
  • Jon Jukuri  | 202-624-8663 | Labor, Economic Development and International Trade
  • Deanna Ross | 202-624-8680 | Labor, Economic Development and International Trade
  • Austin Reid | 202-624-8678 | Education
  • Erlinda Doherty | 202-624-8698 | Communications, Financial Services and Interstate Commerce
  • Brian Wanko | 202-624-5400 | Budget and Revenue
  • Lauren Kallins | 202-624-8170 | Health and Human Services