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SHIFTING GEARS: PRIVATE SOLUTIONS FOR SENIOR TRANSPORTATION

America’s aging population needs transportation options to access shopping, medical care and community services. As policymakers seek transportation solutions for seniors, policies that remove barriers and create incentives to use private resources can play an important role.

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ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES AND ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS

Electronic cigarettes are making headlines across the country, and e-cigarette sales are estimated to top $2 billion in 2014. State legislative efforts pertaining to the sale and use of e-cigarettes have increased as the products have become more popular and more widely advertised.

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NAVIGATING THE CHALLENGES OF IT PROCUREMENT

Information technology is the critical infrastructure that supports government operations and service to citizens. In light of the rapid pace of change in technology, states are reviewing existing IT procurement policies to better align them with industry standards in order to create a more efficient process.

 

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DISTRICT OFFICES IN STATE LEGISLATURES

District offices give legislators and their staff a venue to conduct their work, hold meetings and retain close ties to the communities they represent. About a quarter of legislative chambers provide support for district offices through funding and oversight. 

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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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