NCSL Legislative Video Resource Center

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

State Budget and Tax Overview

State budgets are central to the administration of state government. They allocate resources and prioritize state policies. However, budgeting is very complex, and practices vary across the country. So does the role of taxes. Enjoy a high-level overview of state budget and revenue systems. Speakers are Jackson Brainerd, Erlinda Doherty, and Erica MacKellar, NCSL.

Watch

Login to your NCSL account to watch videos.

What's Next for States? 3 Insights, 2 Tools and 1 Technique Just Crazy Enough It Might Work

Learn effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and how to prepare for the future, from renowned economist and futurist Rebecca Ryan.

Information as of April 2021.

Watch

Login to your NCSL account to watch videos.

State Budget Rollercoaster: From Revenue Nosedive to Surplus

Gain insight into recent state budget and tax actions as NCSL shares its newest survey information.

Information as of June 2021.

Speakers include NCSL’s Erlinda Doherty, Erica MacKellar and Jackson Brainerd.

Watch

Login to your NCSL account to watch videos.

Pension Plan Design Trends Across the 50 States

Get an overview of the latest on market impacts to public pension fund investments, new research on public sector hybrid retirement plans and other recent design trends in the state.

Information as of June 2021.

Speakers include Susan Banta and Aleena Oberthur, Public Sector Retirement Systems, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Elizabeth Wiley, Cheiron, Representative C. Ed Massey (R-Ky.) and Kevin Drennan, New Jersey Senate Majority Office.

Watch

Login to your NCSL account to watch videos.

Cutting Corrections Costs While Preserving Public Safety

Corrections spending typically accounts for around 5% of state general fund budgets annually. Policy changes to reduce admissions and shorten length of stay in prisons and jails, as well as changing responses to community supervision rule violations, can be both fiscally beneficial and encourage successful outcomes for individuals involved with the justice system. Explore policy changes taken in Louisiana to cut corrections while and still keep the public safe.

Information as of May 2021.

Speakers include Elizabeth Compa, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Amanda Essex, NCSL, and James LeBlanc and Natalie LaBorde, Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections.

Watch

Login to your NCSL account to watch videos.

First678911131415Last