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Entries for June 2017

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Election Technology Funding News from the States

A big part of NCSL’s Future of Elections: Technology, Policy and Funding Conference in Williamsburg, Va., June 14-16, was (no surprise) devoted to how to fund new equipment.

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Category: NCSL, Elections
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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 Notable Documents Award

The winners of the 2017 Notable Documents Awards have been chosen.

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Meet Leo O'Leary, Washington's Page School Teacher

What’s the next best thing when you don’t make the cut to be a page in the Washington Legislature? You become the legislature’s Page School Teacher!

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Supreme Court Clarifies Qualified Immunity Standard

It is rare for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that a lower court improperly granted a police officer qualified immunity. It is perhaps even rarer for the Supreme Court to clarify its tried and true qualified immunity standard.

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'One Care' for Complex Health Coverage

People with multiple, chronic medical conditions are one of the most expensive populations to treat.

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Category: Health
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State, Local Governments Win 'Takings' Case

Good news for states with “merger” laws. You can keep them on the books.

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SCOTUS Rules Church Preschool Playground Can Get Public Funds

Like all U.S. Supreme Court cases, this one raised two questions: Which side would win and how broad would the opinion be. Only time will answer the latter question.  

 

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Juvenile Justice Working Group Gathers for First Meeting

Earlier this month, a new NCSL work group formed to develop a set of bedrock principles of effective juvenile justice state policy, met for the first time in Newport Beach, Calif.

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Thursday Webinar: Active Assets - Economic Impact of Outdoor Recreation

Natural assets that provide not only recreation for residents but also fuel state economies are the focus of Thursday's final installment of NCSL's Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee's spring webinar series.

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Denver Meeting Focused on Policy Related to Our Youngest Citizens

Legislators and legislative staff from 13 states, along with researchers and policy experts converged in Denver last month to participate in the first-of-its-kind Infant and Toddler Symposium convened by NCSL.

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