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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.

Legislative Institution

New Legislator Training

Equipping new state legislators with essential skills in media, negotiation, effectiveness, and working with lobbyists.

Economic Outlook: A Rocky Road Ahead?

The U.S. economy has faced many challenges over the past two years, and there could be more trouble coming. Hear an expert economist discuss current trends in the U.S. economy and potential challenges to state finances, including inflation, war, the pandemic and the job market.

Lessons in Trust: The Christmas Truce of 1914

On Christmas Eve in 1914, thousands of Allied soldiers put down their rifles and spent the evening intermingling with German fighters along the Western Front. In today's polarized political environment, what lessons can we take from the Christmas truce? How can we build the kind of trust in our legislative chambers that led soldiers to lay down their weapons and come together—even for one night?

Returning to Work: What Legislative Human Resources Need to Know

State capitols are not only “the people’s house,” they are vibrant, busy workplaces for legislators and staff. But in the age of COVID-19, physically working under the dome can require operating under often-evolving guidance, protocols or rules. Sean Sullivan, chief human resources officer for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), gives guidance and shares insights about what human resources professionals and legislative decision-makers need to know to successfully help employees, public officials and others return, or continue to operate in, their workplaces.