Posts Tagged: legislature

National Legislation Influences Austin

Increasing obesity rates in the United States in recent years have caused health and nutritional issues, especially those regarding children, to gain additional attention across the nation. This issue is currently being addressed in the 82nd Texas Legislature in a series of bills that focus on altering nutritional standards and physical education programs in the… Read more »

SLVHD & UPHA Join Forces “On The Hill”

Today Salt Lake Valley Health Department and the Utah Public Health Association spent the day “On The Hill”, speaking to Utah House Representatives about public health bills in the 2011 General Session. With my microphone in hand, I was lucky enough to speak to both supporters and sceptics of bills such as HB 102 Electronic… Read more »

Award-Winning Tennessee General Assembly Increases Online Transparency: How to Open Government with Streaming Media

Granicus, Inc. is hosting a featuring the Tennessee General Assembly to demonstrate the technology innovation that helped them win two national awards, including NCSL’s Online Democracy Award, last month for building the most transparent and user-friendly legislative website. Steve Kriegish, Director of Legislative Information Services for the Tennessee General Assembly, will discuss how integrating streaming… Read more »