NY Assembly replaces stacks of paper with 150 tablets

April 22, 2015 6:48 PM

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The 150 desks in the Assembly's ornate chamber had computer tablets mounted, with four large boxes on the screens that legislators can touch to see their calendars, look up bills, research legislation and find out where a particular measure stands before it can be voted on.

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said they were starting the switch on Earth Day, noting that it will save paper and money.

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