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Urgent Infrastructure Needs Are Straining Public Resources

It’s no secret that America’s infrastructure needs help. Read the latest issue of NCSL’s State Legislatures Magazine for an analysis of America’s infrastructure challenges and some innovative approaches states are taking, including a look at state actions to bolster transportation revenue.


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2019 Key Enacted 911 Legislation

Find out what legislation states enacted in 2019 to modernize and improve their 911 systems by reading NCSL’s new summary of 2019 911 laws.

NCSL Redistricting Seminar




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Traffic Safety Podcasts

NCSL’s “Our American States” podcast is where you can hear compelling conversations that tell the story of America’s state legislatures. Listen to transportation and traffic safety podcasts on this page; topics include drugged and distracted driving, school bus safety and transportation accessibility for people with disabilities.


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Daylight Saving Time | State Legislation

Most Americans experienced the biannual changing of the clocks Sunday when daylight saving time ended and those who had observed the change in March went back to standard time. However, there is a movement afoot among states nationwide to put a halt to the springing forward and falling back.


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Countdown to Real ID – Next steps for states?

The Department of Homeland Security will begin full enforcement of Real ID at commercial airports in less than 10 months. This will require all members of the public to have their own Real ID to pass through security. Join NCSL and the DHS for an in-depth discussion on what's next for the department and what states should know as they head into the new year and new legislative session.


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Natural Resources and Infrastructure (NRI)

NCSL's Natural Resources and Infrastructure (NRI) Committee is one of eight that educates Congress and federal agencies about state concerns and serves as a forum for state legislators and legislative staff and has jurisdiction over state and federal energy, environment, agriculture and transportation programs, legislation, regulations and policies.


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Recent Legislative Actions Likely to Change Gas Taxes

Did you know 31 states have raised their gas taxes since 2013? Find out more about recent legislative actions to raise and index gas taxes here.