Every year numerous bills are considered by state legislatures that can affect tribal communities. These bills address a variety of issues including the environment, education, health care, taxes/revenue and education. View introduced, pending and enacted legislation for the current legislative session in this database.
The current edition of NCSL's energy newsletter includes items on state efforts to increase consumer demand for zero-emission vehicles, solar surcharges in Arizona, expanding wind farms in Minnesota and a national decline in carbon dioxide emissions.
The Early Care and Education database tracks and updates early care and education legislation from the 2008-2013 legislative sessions for 50 states and the territories. Issues include child care and child care financing, early childhood services, prekindergarten, professional development, home visiting, infants and toddlers, and financing early education. Legislation can be searched by state, topic, status, primary sponsor, bill number or keyword.