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Tag Archives: National Conference of State Legislatures

State legislatures paying more attention to cybersecurity (access required)

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As the use of internet technology continues to grow across the globe, so do the attempts to access devices through spam, invasive viruses, hacking and other criminal activities. In turn, federal and state laws are created to keep computers, personal information and sensitive data safe from computer crime.

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Huge Arizona legislative districts spur debate about costs, meeting constituents’ needs

As lawmakers and hopeful candidates embark on their 2014 campaigns, many would probably be surprised to learn that they are running for some of the most populous legislative districts in the United States.

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Judge considers use of mortgage settlement money

While critics say the money should be used to help mortgage borrowers, a lawyer for the state said Wednesday that Arizona is entitled to use $50 million of its share of a multistate foreclosure settlement paid by lenders to help balance the state budget because it's compensation for revenue lost due to the housing market collapse.

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