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Cover Stories

  • Is your smartphone still yours?

    By Scott F. Uhler
    What laws and policies affect elected officials' use of personal devices for public business?
  • What to expect the first year

    Compiled by Theresa Kelly Gegen
    We asked, and they answered. Find out what words of wisdom experienced board members from all over the state share with newcomers to board service.

Feature Articles

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