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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.

Public Engagement: Tips and Tricks

Getting the word out about what's happening in the legislature and fostering positive relationships with constituents can be difficult. With so many avenues for engagement, how do you know which one is right for you, and how to use it effectively? Join our panel of experts to discuss ways to creatively communicate with the community and strengthen partnerships via social media, events and other tools.

Retaining Your Focus

Whether you're reading a report, writing a memo or diving into deep work, your focus and attention span diminish over time. Come learn more about why your ability to concentrate is decreasing, and great strategies for fighting the distractions!

Legislative Strategies to Address Benefits Cliffs

Benefits cliffs are sudden and often unexpected decreases in public benefits that occur with small increases in earnings. States are increasingly examining strategies to reduce benefits cliffs in ways that increase household economic stability and incentivize work. This session will introduce benefits cliffs and how two states are approaching the issue.

Bored With Your Staff Onboarding?

 Legislatures are staffing up with new and session-only staff this time of year, not to mention swearing in new members. Effective onboarding can lead to decreased attrition, better employee engagement and a more efficient legislature. Join us to hear the latest tips and tricks!

Legislatures: It's the People

When all the pieces of the legislative staff puzzle come together, they make an effective, polished and intricate tool designed to support the legislative mission. Join us to learn more about the variety of legislative roles and the part each one plays in strengthening the institution.