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Research

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States Gearing Up for Fiscal Recovery Funds

This brief reviews how states are preparing to receive and spend the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

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2020 State Tax Actions

This new NCSL report presents information about the tax and revenue changes enacted by state legislatures during the 2020 calendar year.

Save The Date 2021

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2020 Apportionment of Congressional Seats

The reallocation of seats in Congress is the first step of the redistricting process. NCSL provides a chart that shows how many congressional seats each state will have for the coming decade.

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NCSL Elections Update

The May 2021 issue of NCSL's election newsletter, The Canvass, considers election cybersecurity, addresses how states can bolster their defenses and reviews relevant legislation from 2020 and 2021.

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Unemployment Insurance: Improper Payments and Fraud

Increasing unemployment fraud has forced states to evaluate unemployment insurance systems and identify areas for improvement. Find out more.

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Support for the Aging Population

This NCSL brief highlights examples of states that have implemented or developed comprehensive strategies to support aging.

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Overview