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REDUCING THE PREVALENCE AND COSTS OF HEART DISEASE

Heart disease, an umbrella term for various types of problems with the heart and blood vessels, is the No. 1 cause of death for Americans, and its toll on the nation's pocketbook and health is causing lawmakers to search for solutions. 

 

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NEXT GENERATION 911

The legacy 911 system is becoming increasingly less effective as more people rely on cell phones to communicate. Stakeholders have been working to implement Next Generation 911, which would allow public emergency communication services to accept digital data.

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HELPING UTILITIES INVEST IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Long-established practices for regulating investor-owned utilities make it difficult for utilities to embrace energy efficiency. This dilemma is causing lawmakers to look for innovative solutions that both save energy and keep utilities in the black.

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RENTAL CAR TAXES

People are increasingly car sharing - renting cars locally and by the hour - and they are subject to the same fees they would pay for traditional car rentals. This shift is helping to drive growing opposition to such taxes from both consumers and the car rental industry.

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OVERVIEW | LEGISBRIEFS

If you need to be informed, you need LegisBriefs.  Concise. Easy-to-read. Informative. For people who want to know all sides of the emerging issues. Each two-page report gives you a wealth of insight into the issues that affect the states.  As a subscriber you'll get 48 briefs a year - that's 48 of the most important topics Americans care about.  Visit the Bookstore to learn more and subscribe. LegisBriefs are complimentary to all state legislators and legislative staff - contact NCSL for more information.

 


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