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Michelle Kelton

As human resources coordinator, Michelle Kelton assists with day-to-day operations in the HR department. Kelton has contributed to the NCSL HR team since 2015, developing her ever-expanding role as a human resources professional. Dedicated to the...

Posted June 6, 2018

June 2018

The June 2018 issue of State Legislatures magazine examines juvenile justice reform, teacher pay and education funding, and the resiliency of public pensions.

Posted June 1, 2018

NALIT News | Summer 2018

In this issue: Chair's Corner, State IT Profiles: Wyoming, 2018 Legislative Summit, NALIT Website Resources, Quality Control Testing of California's Legal Services 2.0 System, 2018 NALIT Seminar, NALIT Seminar Schedule

John Mahoney

John Mahoney manages NCSL’s Institute for International Cooperation. Prior to this role, he served NCSL’s Center for Legislative Strengthening as a senior policy specialist. With significant international experience,...

Posted May 1, 2018

May 2018

The May 2018 issue of State Legislatures magazine puts a spotlight on money in political campaigns and elections, America's aging energy grid and the nation's legislative staff.

Posted April 1, 2018

April 2018

In the April 2018 issue of State Legislatures: remote sales tax collections; kratom use; occupational licensing; and centralized IT operations.

Posted March 1, 2018

March 2018

In this issue: Preparing young people for life on their own as they transition out of foster care; states look for ways to attract and keep more foster parents as caseloads increase; the share of women legislatures finally breaks 25%; sage advice...

Posted March 1, 2018

NALIT News | Spring 2018

In this issue: Chair's Corner, State IT Profiles: Indiana & Maine, NALIT: A History, Call for Nominations, 2017 PDS: A Look Back, 2018 PDS: A Look Ahead, Legislative Staff Week, NALIT Executive Committee

Posted February 1, 2018

February 2018

The February 2018 issue of State Legislatures covers new solar energy developments, explains the sub-minimum wage and reviews three recent books by state legislators.

Posted January 1, 2018

January 2018

The January 2018 issue of State Legislatures has a roundup of the hottest issues legislators will face in the coming year, along with stories teacher shortages and health care.

Posted November 8, 2017

In Case of a Tie...

Most often, you find a legislative chamber controlled by one political party.  In any of the 60 chambers with an even number of seats, however, an equal split may occur.  And tied chambers are more and more frequent. Every even-year...

Posted September 27, 2017

NCSL Statement on Federal Tax Reform Framework

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) issued the following statement in response to the release of the tax reform framework developed by the Trump administration, the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Senate Committee on...

Posted September 22, 2017

ASLCS Legislative Administrator | Fall 2017

Highlighted in this issue are ASLCS activities at the NCSL Legislative Summit in Boston, including the 2017 Legislative Staff Achievement Award winners and committee minutes. Read about changes at the Virginia General Assembly, and review...
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