2012 CSG National Conference

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that The Council of State Governments encourages states to continue to evaluate the energy efficiency and demand reduction opportunities that can be achieved with electric utility grid modernization efforts, subject to the unique and specific circumstances that exist in their respective state.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that The Council of State Governments urges the current and future U.S. Secretaries of State to continue the practice of appointing a Special Representative to the Office of Global Intergovernmental Affairs.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that The Council of State Governments encourages states to consider the feasibility of implementing an assessment and review of all chronic disease management programs in states by considering the creation of a Chronic Disease Legislative Caucus to identify best practices in chronic care coordination and to make recommendations to the Governor, Legislature, Department of Health and other relevant state agencies in an effort to take steps to reduce the burden of multiple chronic conditions on the state and its residents.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that The Council of State Government supports state sovereignty over online gaming regulation and opposes further federal regulation.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of State Governments supports federal government efforts to provide the personnel, assets and other resources needed to lower drug-related violence in Puerto Rico and USVI.

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