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7B.010 Legislative findings. The General Assembly finds and declares that: <br>(1) The growing complexity and interdependence of the modern world, demonstrated by such issues as global environmental change, changing workforce development <br>needs, the aging population, international trade, the number of working poor, the <br>need for improved access to health care, and the emergence of fundamental changes <br>in the role of government, require that government decision-makers consider the <br>long-term changes affecting the welfare of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and <br>bring these factors to bear upon public policy; (2) There is a need to coordinate state government's information resources to provide a systematic and comprehensive use of that information to guide policymakers <br>concerning critical trends and alternative futures; (3) To effect a prosperous future for the Commonwealth and its citizens, it is necessary for changes to occur in the way decisions are made in government so policymakers <br>can consider the long-term implications of decisions and address emerging issues so <br>the Commonwealth can take advantage of opportunities, avoid problems, and <br>provide for continuity in policy; and (4) It is necessary to establish mechanisms to bring all perspectives into the decision- making process to evaluate information, focus attention on areas in which <br>information is inadequate, and identify critical trends and alternative futures based <br>upon the best available information. Effective: July 14, 1992 <br>History: Created 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 103, sec. 1, effective July 14, 1992, effective July 14, 1992.

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7B.010 Legislative findings. The General Assembly finds and declares that: <br>(1) The growing complexity and interdependence of the modern world, demonstrated by such issues as global environmental change, changing workforce development <br>needs, the aging population, international trade, the number of working poor, the <br>need for improved access to health care, and the emergence of fundamental changes <br>in the role of government, require that government decision-makers consider the <br>long-term changes affecting the welfare of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and <br>bring these factors to bear upon public policy; (2) There is a need to coordinate state government's information resources to provide a systematic and comprehensive use of that information to guide policymakers <br>concerning critical trends and alternative futures; (3) To effect a prosperous future for the Commonwealth and its citizens, it is necessary for changes to occur in the way decisions are made in government so policymakers <br>can consider the long-term implications of decisions and address emerging issues so <br>the Commonwealth can take advantage of opportunities, avoid problems, and <br>provide for continuity in policy; and (4) It is necessary to establish mechanisms to bring all perspectives into the decision- making process to evaluate information, focus attention on areas in which <br>information is inadequate, and identify critical trends and alternative futures based <br>upon the best available information. Effective: July 14, 1992 <br>History: Created 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 103, sec. 1, effective July 14, 1992, effective July 14, 1992.

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Statutes > Kentucky > 007B00 > 010

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7B.010 Legislative findings. The General Assembly finds and declares that: <br>(1) The growing complexity and interdependence of the modern world, demonstrated by such issues as global environmental change, changing workforce development <br>needs, the aging population, international trade, the number of working poor, the <br>need for improved access to health care, and the emergence of fundamental changes <br>in the role of government, require that government decision-makers consider the <br>long-term changes affecting the welfare of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and <br>bring these factors to bear upon public policy; (2) There is a need to coordinate state government's information resources to provide a systematic and comprehensive use of that information to guide policymakers <br>concerning critical trends and alternative futures; (3) To effect a prosperous future for the Commonwealth and its citizens, it is necessary for changes to occur in the way decisions are made in government so policymakers <br>can consider the long-term implications of decisions and address emerging issues so <br>the Commonwealth can take advantage of opportunities, avoid problems, and <br>provide for continuity in policy; and (4) It is necessary to establish mechanisms to bring all perspectives into the decision- making process to evaluate information, focus attention on areas in which <br>information is inadequate, and identify critical trends and alternative futures based <br>upon the best available information. Effective: July 14, 1992 <br>History: Created 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 103, sec. 1, effective July 14, 1992, effective July 14, 1992.

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