NCSL podcasts connect you with state legislatures, offering insights from legislative leaders and staff, astute political observers and public policy experts from across the nation. Download or stream our collection today.

podcastNCSL talks with the experts and drills down into the details of public policy relevant to those working in state legislatures. Tune in for discussions on everything from state education policy and criminal justice reform to redistricting and state budgets.

LATEST EPISODE | Bipartisanship Gets Some Star Power
A Talk With the Co-Founder of A Starting Point | OAS Episode 145

podcastNCSL Executive Director Tim Storey hosts guests who share fresh perspectives on the world of legislatures. Storey promises that if you listen carefully, you will finish every podcast with at least one juicy epiphany to help you be better at what you do, whether that is making laws or simply going about your day.

LATEST EPISODE | The Nature of Leadership

podcast This six-part series covers the history, characters and stories of state legislatures in America, from their beginnings in Jamestown, Va., to present day and into the future. Tune in and hear about the historical events that helped shape, and in some cases almost derailed, the legislatures we know today.

LATEST EPISODE | 21st-Century Legislatures | BD Episode 6