Newsletters of the National Association of Legislative Information Technology (NALIT)

Current Edition

The NALIT Newsletter is published at least twice each conference year. Legislative information technology professionals are encouraged to submit articles for the newsletter to the 2019-20 NALIT Secretary, Nate Rohan, Wisconsin.

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Summer 2019

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Chair's Corner
State IT Profiles: 
    Alabama
NALIT and NCSL Webinars on Demand
NALIT Has A New Logo
Congress Turns to State Legislatures for IT Ideas
New NALIT Liaison

Editor: Soren Jacobsen, Idaho

 

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Spring 2019

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Chair's Corner
State IT Profiles: 
    Idaho
NALIT at the 2019 Legislative Summit
Annual Business Meeting
Legislative Staff Shoutouts
Virtual Test Environments in California
Call for Officer Nominations
Cybersecurity Webinar
Logo Contest
Proposed By-Laws Changes
2019 NALIT Seminar: Boise, Idaho
NALIT Executive Committee

Editor: Soren Jacobsen, Idaho

DATE CONTENTS

Summer 2018

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Chair's Corner
State IT Profiles: 
    Wyoming
2018 Legislative Summit
NALIT Website Resources
Quality Control Testing of California's Legal Services 2.0 System
2018 NALIT Seminar
NALIT Seminar Schedule

Editor: Jeff Ford, Indiana

DATE CONTENTS

Spring 2018

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Chair's Corner
State IT Profiles: 
    Indiana
    Maine

NALIT: A History
Call for Nominations
2017 PDS: A Look Back
2018 PDS: A Look Ahead
Legislative Staff Week
NALIT Executive Committee

Editor: Jeff Ford, Indiana

DATE CONTENTS

Summer 2017

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Chair's Corner
NALIT at the Summit
NALIT Annual Business Meeting
NALIT Seminar
State IT Profiles: 
     Illinois Legislative Information System
     Minnesota Office of the Revisor
Navigating the NALIT Website

Editor: Cindy O'Dell, Kentucky

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Winter 2017

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Chair's Corner
Upcoming Meetings
State IT Profiles:
Hawaii IT Profile
Kansas IT Profile
North Carolina IT Profile

The Pull of the Capitol Dome
NALIT Executive Committee Members
Editor: Cindy O'Dell, Kentucky

 

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Summer 2016

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Chair's Corner
Upcoming Meetings
NALIT Annual Business Meeting
State IT Profiles:
Colorado IT Profile
Kentucky IT Profile
Ohio IT Profile
Tennessee IT Profile

Virginia IT Profile
Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee Update
Editor: Kyle Forster, North Dakota

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Winter 2016

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Chair's Corner
Are Your Humans Secure?
State IT Profiles
Alaska State IT Profile
Montana State IT Profile
North Dakota State IT Profile
South Dakota State IT Profile
Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee
Editor
: Kyle Forster, North Dakota

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Summer 2015
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Chair's Corner
Cybersecurity Awareness Day
Massachusetts Senate Technology Put to the Natural Disaster Test and Passed
Beat the Heat in Seattle at the NCSL Summit
NALIT Social Media Policies
2015 NALIT Professional Development Seminar
Editor: Linda Wettstone, Senate, Va.

Fall 2014

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Chair's Corner
Authenticating and Preserving Electronic Legal Material
Customer Support at the California Legislative Data Center
2014 NALIT Professional Development Seminar
Why Attend a NALIT Conference
West Virginia Bill Drafting System—Changing Platforms
Editor: Linda Wettstone, Senate, Va.

Summer 2014

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Chair's Corner
NALIT Annual Business Meeting and Breakfast
Find NALIT Online
Did You Know
IT and the Delivery of Legal Services
NALIT 2014 Professional Development Seminar
NALIT at the 2014 Legislative Summit
Editor: Terri Clark, Kan.

Spring 2014

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Chair's Corner
NALIT on Facebook
FootPrints in S.C.
NALIT Elections
Awards Season
Getting the Band Back Together
Editor: Terri Clark, Kan.

Summer 2013

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Chair's Corner
Microsoft in State Legislatures
The Case for a Next Generation Firewall
Idaho Legislature Cloud Storage
More Transparency for Legislative Staff and Oregon Citizens
Idaho Smartphone Helpdesk Application
NALIT to Meet at NCSL Legislative Summit in Atlanta
Call for Nominations--NALIT Officers
2013 NALIT PDS: Raleigh, North Carolina
2012-13 NALIT Officers and Directors
Editor: Joel Redding, Ky.
 

 

Fall 2012

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Chair's Corner
iPads in Legislatures
Digital Signage Greets Visitors to Oregon's Capitol
Announcing a New Online Resource for Recruiting Young People
Broadband in Kentucky
What's the Motto with You?
2012-13 NALIT Executive Committee

Editor: Joel Redding, Ky.

   

Summer 2012

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NALIT PDS to Be Held in Madison, Wisconsin
Chamber Automation System  -  North Carolina
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure - Rhode Island
Employee Development  -  Hawaii Senate
Legislative Mobile Website  -  Oregon
Microsoft Office  -  Cloud
NALIT PDS Agenda 2012
Editor: Troy Adkins, Virginia House of Delegates
   

Spring 2012

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Chair’s Corner
Telepresence Station—Alaska
Why the Raspberry Pi Is Relevant
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure—South Carolina
Facebook Cuts Six Degrees of Separation to Four
Death of the Password
Save the Dates!
NALIT 2011 PDS—In Portland
From the NALIT Secretary
Editor: Troy Adkins, Virginia House of Delegates
   

Summer 2011

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Chair's Corner
News from the NCSL Staff Chair
News from the NALIT Secretary
NALIT Professional Development Seminar
NALIT Listserv Topics in 2011
Washington Builds Document Management System
NALIT at the NCSL Legislative Summit
Antivirus Doesn't Matter Anymore
NALIT Five Minutes of Fame: A Brief History
1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 LINES of Fame
NALIT PDS: Tentative Schedule
 2010-11 NALIT Officers
Editor: Peter Capriglione, N.C.
   

Fall 2010

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Chair's Corner
News from the NCSL Staff Chair
Greetings from Your New Secretary
Senate of Virginia: iPad Pilot Project
Virginia House of Delegates iPad Pilot Project
Teleworking in Utah
Why Is that Sheep on Fire?
1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 LINES of Fame
NALIT Word Search Puzzle (in PDF version only)
Editor: Peter Capriglione, N.C.
   

Summer 2010

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Winter 2010

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Summer 2009

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Editor’s Corner
Editor: Dave Larson, Kan.
   
 Fall 2008
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Chair's Corner
National News from LSCC
“Agile” Software Development
2008 Seminar: Report from Louisville
2008 NALIT Award Recipients
Understanding NCSL
FAQ About NCSL
NALIT's Purpose
2009 Seminar: Honolulu
Editor’s Corner
Editor: Dave Larson, Kan.

Summer 2008

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Chair's Corner
Washington State's Floor Activity Report and Electronic Bill Book
Minnesota House, Senate and Joint Legislative Offices Implement Shared Information Technology
Legipedia in Idaho, Part 2
Call for NALIT Newsletter Articles
IP TV at the Kansas Legislature
NALIT Legislative Summit Agenda
NALIT Annual Business Meeting Announcement
NALIT Professional Development Seminar and  Tentative Schedule
NCSL's Annual Meeting vs. Legislative Summit
NCSL Offers 50 State Bill Tracking
RSS Feeds in Idaho

Editor: Linda Pittsford, Texas

Winter 2008


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Contents
Chair's Corner
InfraGard and Computer Network Security
Implementing SharePoint 2007 Technologies as an Agency Intranet
NALIT Professional Development Seminar 2008
NALIT Subject Matter Experts Needed!
Legipedia in Idaho
NALIT Award Recipients for 2007
Editor’s Corner
Call for NALIT Newsletter Articles
Editor: Linda Pittsford, Texas
 

Summer 2007

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Chair's Corner
The Navajo Nation Council Chamber Renovation Project and Computer Network Installation
Virus Attack on our Legislative System? …NO WAY!
Emergency Preparedness:  A Reality and a Challenge for the Legislative Environment
An Exciting New Research Tool For The California Legislature
Proposed Changes to the NALIT By-Laws
NALIT 2007 Annual Meeting Preliminary Agenda
NALIT 2007 Professional Development Seminar
Bill Drafting with MS Word and XML at the Maryland Legislature
The Certainty of Pandemics:  Why we must overcome “Pandemic Fatigue” and prepare
New Technologies Increase Acceptance of the Paperless Office (part 2 of 2)
Editor’s Corner
Call For Newsletter Articles
2006-2007 NALIT Committees
Executive Committee – Officers and Directors, 2006-07

Editor: Duncan Goss, Vt.
 

Winter/Spring 2007

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Chair's Corner
Illinois Voting Systems Update
Meeting Announcement: 2007 NALIT Professional Development Seminar
Providing Legislative IT Services at a Temporary Location
Changes to the Amendment Process for the Nevada Legislature
NALIT Outreach Committee 
Planning for Vista and Office 2007
Tech Tip
Proposed Changes to the NALIT By-Laws
Hawaii's Public Wireless Access Network:“Bridging the Gap”
Why Haven't We Seen the Paperless Office?
Call for Nominations for NALIT Officers
NALIT Awards Honor Excellence
NALIT Meetings at the NCSL Annual Meeting in Boston
The 10TH Annual NALIT Professional Development Seminar
Editor's Corner
Call for Newsletter Articles
2006-2007 NALIT Committees
Executive Committee–Officers and Directors, 2006-07
Editor: Duncan Goss, Vt.

Summer 2006

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Chair's Corner
The New Mobile Legislators: A Texas Perspective
Regaining SANity
Minnesota House Converts to VoIP Telephones
The Professional Journal of the American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries
Preliminary Agenda: National Association of Legislative Information Technology, NCSL Annual Meeting
Washington State Legislature's Mission to Mars: Another Legacy System Bites the Dust
Tenth Annual NALIT Professional Development Seminar
Editor’s Corner 
Editor: Gary Schaefer, Louisiana Senate

Fall/Winter 2005 

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Chair's Corner
South Dakota Adds New E-Mail Feature to MyLRC
Projects With Less-Than-Stellar Outcomes: Implementing Systems Management Services
Florida's Legistore - Efficiently Serving Its Customers Puts Cash in the Till
LSMI: New and Improved!
Louisiana Replaces 25-Year-Old VAX/VMS Systems
NALIT This and That
2005 NALIT Legislative Staff Achievement Awards
NALIT Raises Funds for New Orleans Hurricane Victims
Utah State Legislature Wins "Online Democracy Award"
Patches, Inventory and In-Your-Face Customer Service
Legal Services: A First Step Into the Cutting Edge
NALIT Seeks Bids from States Interested in Hosting the NALIT Seminar
Editor's Corner
2005-06 NALIT Committees, Officers and Directors 
Editor: Gary Schaefer, Louisiana Senate

Summer 2005 

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Chair's Corner
Wireless Under the Golden Dome
The Need for Applications Portfolio Assessments
Managing Electronic Records
NALIT and You!
Call for Nominations
NALIT 2005 Professional Development Seminar
Bill Tracking Made Easy
Upgrading Voting Technology
NALIT Seeks Bids from States to Host Seminar
Washington Develops Electronic Bill Book for Committees
Editor's Corner
2004-05 NALIT Committees, Officers and Directors 
Editor: Gary Wieman, Neb.

Summer 2004

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Chair's Corner
Analysis of CAN-SPAM Act of 2003
Illinois Replaces Legacy Apps with State-of-the-Art Systems
NCSL Annual Meeting Agenda
Preliminary NALIT Professional Development Seminar Agenda
Preview of NALIT Fall Professional Development Seminar
NALIT News
NCSL Web Site Redesign
Editor: Gary Wieman, Neb.

 Winter 2004

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Chair's Corner
Experiences in Moving a Server Room (Arkansas)
The NALIT Survey 
Editor's Corner
Recap of 2003 NALIT Seminar
Nevada's Web Captioning Project
NALIT Logo Competition
2004 Executive Committee Officers
2004 Executive Committee Directors
2004 Committees
Editor: Andy Kraus, Kan.

Summer 2003

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Chair's Corner
State News:  Pennsylvania--Senate Upgrades Major Token-Ring Network
  Pennsylvania--Senate: Reliable Mission Critical Access
Oregon's Technology Transition Program
  Vermont--Digital Audio on the Cheap
  Louisiana--Legislative Information on the Go!
  Louisiana--Senate Webcasts Committee Meetings
San Francisco Agenda (NCSL Annual Meeting)
Professional Development Seminar Preliminary Agenda
NCSL Web Site News
Call for Nominations
Editor's Corner
Editor: Andy Kraus, Kan.
 

 Winter 2003

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Chair's Corner 
Legislative Staff Achievement Award 
NCSL Reorganization 
New Standing Committees 
Editor's Corner 
State News: North Dakota Converts Administrative Rules to XML
NALIT Recognized by Kennedy School of Government
Executive Committee Officers 
Professional Development Seminar, 2002 Sparks
Editor: Todd Jewell, Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus

 Winter 2003, Special Edition

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 Professional Development Seminar: Photo Fun (page 4)

Member (Legislator) Web Sites 
Table: Member (Legislator) Web Sites 
Professional Development Seminar: Photo Fun
2002-2003 Directors 
2002-2003 Committee Assignments
Editor: Todd Jewell, Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus