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Taking a New Look at
State Business Incentives

By Jennifer Ginn, CSG Associate Editor

  

A group of legislators and other state leaders thinks it's time states take a new look at how they're conducting economic development. "We really believe in having a larger pie instead of keep slicing smaller pieces," said Gynii Gilliam, Idaho's chief economic development officer. She was speaking at the session, "Economic Development After the Recession," at The Council of State Governments 2013 National Conference in Kansas City, Mo.

 

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Entrepreneurs are the Future

of State Job Growth

By Mary Branham, CSG Managing Editor

 

Homegrown businesses might be the answer to adding jobs to states' economies. That was the message of a two-day policy academy, "Strategies for Fostering Entrepreneurship," held at the Kauffman Foundation campus in Kansas City, Mo., in conjunction with The Council of State Governments 2013 National Conference.

 


Technology Taking Education to New Heights

By Carrie Abner, CSG Marketing Coordinator

 

Technology has changed the course of the world--making daily tasks easier, faster and cheaper to complete. But are American students prepared to change the course of technology in the future? How can technology change classrooms today? These were the questions posed by experts at the "Digital Learning and STEM Initiatives" policy academy, sponsored by Microsoft and held in conjunction with The Council of State Governments 2013 National Conference in Kansas City, Mo.

 




Partnerships are Important 
when Battling Chronic Diseases

By Jennifer Ginn, CSG Associate Editor

 

Dr. Bruce Struminger summed up the feeling in the room at The Council of State Governments' recent "Reducing the Bill for Chronic Diseases" policy academy in Kansas City, Mo., this way: "Chronic disease management is a team sport." He added it's important to make sure all the players are at the table.

 



Tips to Lower Costs of Chronic Diseases

By Marina Byrd, CSG Graduate Fellow

 

While the goal of health care is to achieve low-cost, high-quality care and patient satisfaction, "it is a complex road to get there," said Dr. Barbara Wirth, program manager with the National Academy for State Health Policy, during the policy academy, "Reducing the Bill for Chronic Diseases," held in conjunction with The Council of State Governments 2013 National Conference.

 
In This Issue
Taking a New Look at State Business Incentives
Entrepreneurs are the Future of State Job Growth
Technology Taking Education to New Heights
Partnerships are Important when Battling Chronic Diseases
Tips to Lower Cost of Chronic Diseases





 




    
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