Check out NCSL's new database that brings you up-to-date, real-time information about bills related to and responding to COVID-19 that have been introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
States face challenges relating to the use of their rainy day fund reserves. Many states cannot access their reserve funds without an act of the legislature. That may not be a challenge during normal years, but these are extraordinary times.
Since the beginning of the 2019-2020 legislative sessions, state legislatures have introduced 79 bills that directly relate to the homelessness of veterans, such as home loans, rental protections and adapted housing.
In this unprecedented time for the nation’s economic and physical health, lawmakers across the country are working to shore up manufacturing. Efforts include offering incentives to support medical supply production and increasing financial support for small- and medium-sized business.
Now more than ever, the health care industry and access to proper health care is overextended. This new NCSL report provides strategies policymakers have pursued to improve access to care.
Most states offer at least one method for any eligible voter to cast a ballot before election day. While some states provide early in-person voting, this webpage addresses absentee voting and all-mail voting. Check out the recently added information.