NCSL Podcast: Our American States

COVID-19: Health, Fiscal, Continuity of Government and More

Listen to a series of "Our American States" podcasts focusing on different aspects of the coronavirus: From steps and actions legislatures have taken in response to the pandemic, to how it may affect voting, to actions states have taken in the public health arena, to the blizzard of fiscal legislation that legislatures have enacted.

Kicking Off the Census

The U.S. Census, the once-a-decade count of everyone in the country, starts this month, and by Census Day, April 1, everyone should have received a notification to fill out the census.

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Building Democracy: A Special Podcast Series

“Building Democracy: The Story of Legislatures” is a special six-part series that covers the history, characters and stories of state legislatures in America, from the beginnings in Jamestown, to the present day and into the future.

From the Archive

In two of our most popular episodes, veteran legislators talk about what they wish they knew whe they were first elected. 

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The Complete Collection

Listen to our archives of compelling conversations that tell the story of America’s state legislatures, the people in them, the politics that compel them, and the important work of democracy.