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Posted June 7, 2019

May-June 2019

Free college tuition programs, the coming increase in Alzheimer's cases, the future of the death penalty, and a celebration of Legislative Staff Week.

Posted June 3, 2019

NALIT News | Summer 2019

In this issue: Chair's Corner, State IT Profiles: Alabama, NALIT and NCSL Webinars on Demand, NALIT Has A New Logo, Congress Turns to State Legislatures for IT Ideas, New NALIT Liaison

Posted June 1, 2019

The Canvass | June 2019

The June 2019 issue of The Canvass discusses treating elections as infrastructure, provides a legislative update on post election audits and youth poll workers and more.

Posted May 1, 2019

The Canvass | May 2019

The May 2019 issue of The Canvass discusses: We're Still Asking: What is Automatic Voter Registration; legislative updates and odd and ends.

Posted April 1, 2019

The Canvass | April 2019

The April 2019 issue of The Canvass discusses ballot collecting (aka ballot harvesting) at the state level, and an interview with Senator Elaine Bowers from Kansas who chairs the Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government Committee.

Posted April 1, 2019

NALIT News | Spring 2019

In this issue: Chair's Corner, State IT Profiles: Idaho, NALIT at the 2019 Legislative Summit, Annual Business Meeting, Legislative Staff Shoutouts, Virtual Test Environments in California, Call for Officer Nominations, Cybersecurity Webinar,...

Posted March 13, 2019

March-April 2019

Recent state tax actions and the “state of state budgets”; the states' role in regulating drones; the basics of redistricting; the things veteran lawmakers wish they'd known when they started; and more.

Posted February 1, 2019

The Canvass | February 2019

In this month's Canvass, we take a look at election trends in 2018 and what election legislation has been introduced in 2019. Topics include: absentee & early voting, voter registration, post-election audits, voter verification, voting...

Posted January 15, 2019

January-February 2019

This issue forecasts the top issues lawmakers will work on this year and examines America's maternal mortality crisis, the decennial census and the dangers of fluorochemicals.

Layothe Thammasene

As an accounting technician, Layothe Thammasene focuses on ensuring cash receipts are recorded quickly and accurately, while also strengthening the relationships between NCSL and its staff and members. Thammasene has proudly dedicated 15 years of...

Posted December 4, 2018

November-December 2018

The November/December 2018 issue of State Legislatures magazine offers complete midterm election analysis, along with stories on the record number of women legislators, criminal justice reform, consumer data privacy and NCSL's Legislative...

Legislator Tax Home

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act passed by Congress on December 22, 2017 eliminated all miscellaneous itemized deductions for the tax years 2018 through 2025. State legislators, therefore, may not claim miscellaneous itemized deductions under the...
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