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NCSL Legislative Video Resource Center

The NCSL Video Resource Center is a collection of recorded webinars accessible for on-demand learning.

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: An Explainer for States

President Biden signed the bipartisan $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law on Nov. 15, 2021. The bill was approved by House on Nov. 5 and in the Senate in August 2021. NCSL discusses the bill in-depth during this informative webinar.

Protective Factors and Their Role in Child Welfare, Early Childhood and Youth Homelessness

This 90-minute webinar will build on sessions from the Seattle convening, diving deeper into child and youth protective factors. Attendees will learn from and engage with presenters on the Strengthening Families and Youth Thrive frameworks and policy options to aligned with this research. Both frameworks are evidence-informed approaches to increase child and youth well-being and reduce the likelihood of adverse experiences and outcomes. Following the presentation, you will have opportunities to discuss the content with other fellows and NCSL staff. Presenters: Francie Zimmerman, senior associate, Center for the Study of Social Policy and Michael Lutton, intern, Center for the Study of Social Policy.

Student Loan Forgiveness in Focus [Part 1]

Federal Income-Driven Repayment Plans and State Student Loan Legislation

Moderator: Austin Reid, senior legislative director, NCSL. Panelists: Phil Oliff, director, Student Loan Research Project, Pew Charitable Trusts, Regan Fitzgerald, manager, Project on Student Borrower Success, Pew Charitable Trusts and Andrew Smalley, policy associate, NCSL.

Managing Budget Risk and Uncertainty: Lessons from COVID-19 and a Look Ahead

Learn tools policymakers can use to help them prepare for and mitigate budget uncertainty.

Information as of May 2021.

Speakers include Representative Janet Ancel (D-Vt.), Representative John (R-Wis.), Senator George Munoz (D-N.M.) and Senator Sean Bennett (R-S.C.).

Answering the Research Question: How Do We Add Value?

Learn about common values and goals that legislative staff have when addressing research questions for legislators, relevant considerations to use when gathering evidence, and how to effectively communicate the results for the greatest impact. Speaker: Greg Fugate, Colorado Office of the State Auditor

Produced by: LSCC