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State Agency Databases - GODORT In every US State and the District of Columbia, agencies are creating databases of useful information - information on businesses, licensed professionals, plots of land, even dates of fish stocking. Some of this content is available on search engines, but much of it is part of the invisible web. Since July 2007, librarians and other government information specialists have been working on identifying and annotating these databases in one place.

About Us - Multilateral Development Banks The World Bank works with the following international institutions to improve the coordination of aid policies and practices in countries, at the regional level and at the global level: Multilateral Development Banks Multilateral Development Banks are institutions that provide financial support and professional advice for economic and social development activities in developing countries. NV Energy customers may get zapped for conserving - Wednesday, May 4, 2011 By David McGrath Schwartz Wednesday, May 4, 2011 | 2:01 a.m. The state’s electric company wants to raise power bills by as much as 5 percent for Southern Nevadans as compensation for the loss of electricity sales because customers are more power-efficient. NV Energy said programs it funds, such as subsidizing energy-efficient light bulbs and helping customers replace old air conditioners and refrigerators, will result in a loss of $35 million in energy sales this year in Clark County. A rate increase of almost 5 percent will reimburse the utility for its loss, it has told the Nevada Public Utilities Commission. NV Energy is asking for $7.5 million from Northern Nevada customers, a 3 percent rate increase.

Government Search Engines U.S. Government Printing Office (USGPO) FDsys Provides public access to Government information submitted by Congress and Federal agencies. Search or browse publications. USA.govThe US Government's Official Web Portal. GovEngine.comThis easy-to-use tool provides access to federal, state and local government information. To begin, click on the applicable state on the map. Inter-Parliamentary Union-IPU Parliaments need to act on climate change Parliaments should take stronger action on climate change through their legislative and oversight roles. This was one of the conclusions of a high-level regional seminar, which was jointly organized by the IPU and the National Assembly of Viet Nam in Ho Chi Minh City from 11 to 13 May. Unify, Regionalize, Diversify: An Economic Development Agenda for Nevada Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings, Brookings Mountain West, and SRI International Editor’s Note: Mark Muro, senior fellow and policy director, is the paper's lead contributor from the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings. Nevada stands at a crossroads, yet it appears ready to remap its future. Silver Staters sense that the current economic slump has not been just a temporary reversal but a challenge to the state’s traditional growth model—one that has revealed an economy over-dependent on consumption sectors, prone to booms and busts, and too little invested in innovation and economic diversification. And yet, for all that Nevadans have been early to recognize that the current slump will beget, in some places, innovation and renewal, and in other places erosion—and so requires action. Nevada possesses fundamental economic assets along with serious challenges as it seeks to build its next economy.

Police 10 Codes What Are Police 10 Codes? Police 10 Codes and signal codes refer to coded systems of numbers that correspond to activities or conditions emergency personnel encounter. They are usually transmitted by voice over the radio or used in a mobile data systems. Police officers and dispatch communications centers use 10 codes to relay messages back-and-forth. These codes are meant to assist emergency personnel such as police, by providing uniformity and clarity in communication. Police radio codes differ greatly throughout various jurisdictions and regions.

Nevada Gets a Plan For a Better Economy - Up Front Blog Washington is paralyzed by politics and debt, but states and regions are moving to renew the drifting U.S. economy themselves. In just the last year no less than three states — Colorado, New York, and Tennessee — have begun to execute well-considered “bottom-up” development strategies that aim to restore growth and place regions at the center of economic development planning and execution. Now comes Nevada, arguably the state most damaged by the recent real estate and consumption sector crackup, with its own effort at renewal. Having lost 170,000 jobs in the recession (including 120,000 in real estate, construction, food and drink, and tourism), the Silver State yesterday issued a well-considered new plan for generating 50,000 new jobs by reshaping its economic development activities and diversifying a damaged gaming, tourism, and real-estate-oriented economy.