While the whole world will be watching the Olympics beginning on July 23, one state legislator has a particular interest in the Olympic and Paralympic games. “I never miss an Olympic
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President Joe Biden announced Thursday, June 24, that after meeting with a group of senators from both parties, they had reached an agreement on infrastructure. This comes after weeks of
Telework has increased substantially as a result of COVID-19. About half of all employed Americans now work from home, including 35% of workers who switched to remote work during the pandemic. In response, many employers — including state government departments and agencies — are developing or revising their telework.
The Council of State Governments is tracking remote participation in the legislature in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Most states continue to prefer to at least allow participation by tele-means such as telephone or teleconference. Only eight states are currently not using any form of remote participation.