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5791
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A number of immigrants have moved to North Carolina over the past ten years, requiring local municipalities to serve many individuals with limited English proficiency. In a time of tight budgets local governments seek ways to do this. Foca discusses strategies for cities to use in providing translation and interpretation services.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 68 Issue 2, Winter 2003, p35-39, il, f
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5790
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Requiring a public employee to take a drug test is considered a search under the Fourth Amendment. Certain requirements must be met to protect an individual's privacy. Jeffras discusses these requirements, when they apply, and \"suggests ways for public employers to develop policies that will withstand legal challenges.\"
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 68 Issue 2, Winter 2003, p4-16, il, f
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5798
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Funding waste disposal programs for certain large items, such as tires and appliances, is a challenge for local governments. To deal with this problem, North Carolina introduced an innovative program, the \"advance disposal tax,\" or taxes consumers pay on certain items when they are purchased. North Carolina was one of the first states to institute this tax. Hughes discusses why the state chose this approach and the features of the program.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 68 Issue 2, Winter 2003, p17-23, il, f
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