NCSL Recognizes Outstanding Legislative Documents


Documents Produced by State Legislative Staff and Agencies Win Awards

NCSL press release Los Angeles—Twelve outstanding documents on topics ranging from “The State of Education for Latino Students in Ohio,” and “Tribal Nations in Montana: A Handbook for Legislators to California’s Tax System: A Visual Guide,” will be honored by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) during its 44th annual Legislative Summit in Los Angeles.

The Notable Documents Awards are presented annually by the Legislative Research Librarians staff professional organization. The award recognizes excellence in documents that explore topics of interest to legislators and legislative staff, and present substantive material in an outstanding format. For purposes of the award, a "document" is one produced by a federal, state or local government. Eligible formats include print and electronic publications, periodicals, serials or websites.

The 2018 Notable Documents are:


Intergovernmental Relations

Legislator’s Guide

Public Health

Seniors’ Policy


Seniors’ Policy


NCSL is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the states, commonwealths and territories. It provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues and is an effective and respected advocate for the interests of the states in the American federal system.