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23 juillet 2018

13:12
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today reminded interested parties that bids for 25 expired restaurant licenses in the upcoming license auction are due by noon Thursday, Aug. 2. This auction includes one license in each of the following...

12:46
Brisk ticket sales have boosted Tuesday's Mega Millions® jackpot to a $512 million annuity value or a $303.4 million cash prize ? the fifth-largest jackpot in game history. After the Friday, July 20, drawing, the jackpot had rolled to a $493...

12:35
California's median home price edged higher to another peak in June as year-over-year home sales lost steam for the second straight month, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today.   Closed escrow...


20 juillet 2018

14:27
The Second Amendment Foundation and National Rifle Association today filed a lawsuit against the City of Seattle and Mayor Jenny Durkan over adoption of a so-called "safe storage" requirement, alleging that it violates Washington State's 35-year-old...

12:28
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., July 20, 2018 /PR Newswire/ -- Strong ticket sales have boosted tonight's Mega Millions® jackpot to a $433 million annuity value or a $260 million cash prize ? the game's sixth-largest jackpot on record. After Tuesday's drawing,...

11:33
After confirming the presence of the aquatic invasive species (AIS) known as New Zealand Mudsnail (Potamopyrgus antipodarium) in Little Lehigh Creek, Lehigh County, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is reminding anglers and boaters...


18 juillet 2018

16:15
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today posted on its web site its second monthly Fantasy Sports Contests revenue report. The report provides a breakdown on fees collected from the play of Pennsylvania participants, Fantasy Sports Contests...

09:45
The Pennsylvania State Police announced the number of firearm purchase denials, subsequent investigations, and arrests resulting from such investigations for the second quarter of 2018. The Pennsylvania Instant Check System (PICS) is used by county...

09:00
What: Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development's eighth annual DevelopmentXChange:  The annual DevelopmentXChange challenges global problem-solvers to harness the power of ingenuity to develop and scale transformational solutions to...


17 juillet 2018

15:54
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today reported that the combined gross revenue from the play of slot machines and table games during the 2017/2018 state fiscal year was the highest total to date. The total revenue of $3,247,599,744 eclipsed...

09:57
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it has received nine petitions from casino license holders requesting approval to conduct Interactive Gaming (iGaming) in the Commonwealth. All of the petitions received are requesting...

09:54
Assemblyman Daniel Benson (D-14) recently introduced bill number A3901, which provides for a 12-month study initiative to be known as the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Pilot Program. The program was created in response to State's prescription...


16 juillet 2018

10:27
It was a winning weekend for the Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 game, which awarded back-to-back jackpots in Columbia and Lancaster counties. A jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket for the Saturday, July 14, drawing matched all five balls drawn,...

09:30
Entry is now open for five Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) Limited-Release Lotteries, which provide the opportunity to purchase four different, highly sought-after bourbons and a whisky. A total of 431 bottles will be offered for sale...


13 juillet 2018

12:45
Acting Commissioner Robert Evanchick announced today that 95 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the commonwealth. The men and women represent the 152nd graduating cadet class. The...


12 juillet 2018

17:33
This year, hundreds of thousands of California voters signed their names to a petition demanding a vote on whether to divide the state into three smaller, more manageable states. Fed up with poorly performing schools, crumbling infrastructure and a...

10:15
The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers confiscated $7,050,174 worth of heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, and other prohibited drugs in the second quarter of 2018. From April 1 through June 30, state police seized more than 22 pounds...

08:46
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today announced that Jesse James Dupree, the lead singer of the multi-platinum rock-and-roll group Jackyl, will sign pre-purchased bottles of Jesse James America's Outlaw Whiskey products at 2:00 PM Saturday,...


11 juillet 2018

19:20
Jonathan "JP" Parker announced the kickoff of his campaign for State Representative, Florida District 113, which encompasses North Bay Village, Miami Beach, Fisher Island, and downtown Miami/Little Havana. His reason for entering this race is...

16:44
The Second Amendment Foundation today filed suit against the California Department of Justice and Attorney General Xavier Becerra, seeking an injunction against the agency for failing and refusing to establish a properly functioning Internet-based...

14:30
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced it will begin accepting license applications on July 11, 2018 for Operators, Manufacturers and Suppliers relative to Sports Wagering. The applications are available on the PGCB's web site,...

10:02
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today announced that actress/comedian/author Jenny McCarthy will sign purchased bottles of Blondies Lemonade products at 5:00 PM Wednesday, July 18, at Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection, 330 E....


10 juillet 2018

16:00
At the start of today's formal meeting, the Board elected Commissioner Eric Hussar as the new president and Commissioner Richard Lewis as vice-president. President Hussar resides in Lewisburg, Union County, and represents the PFBC's Fifth District,...

14:56
The Committee to Ensure Safe Patient Care (The Committee) has passed the final hurdle and successfully secured a place on the November 2018 ballot for An Act relative to patient safety and hospital transparency (the Patient Safety Act). The Patient...

14:10
At its quarterly business meeting held today, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's Board of Commissioners deferred its decision from last fall to reduce spending by $2 million beginning in July 2018, based on a commitment by key members of the...

13:47
Cal/OSHA has issued citations to marine cargo handler SSA Pacific Inc. for willful and serious safety violations following the investigation of a fatal forklift accident at the Port of San Diego. On January 3, a longshoreman was driving a forklift...

11:11
A progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $119,125 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Ca$h In game was sold at CFM Beer Express, 931 Main St., Simpson, Lackawanna County on Monday, July 9, 2018. The holder of a top-prize winning Fast Play ticket...

10:35
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold in Pittsburgh for the Monday, July 9, drawing matched all five balls drawn, 05-09-11-34-39, to win $650,000, less withholding. CoGo's, 1001 Brookline Blvd., earns a $5,000 bonus for selling...

10:12
New Hampshire is the 27th state to criminalize female genital mutilation (FGM). Governor Chris Sununu signed House Bill 1739 on July 3, 2018 following its passage in the NH legislature in May. America Matters applauds the efforts of law makers,...


9 juillet 2018

16:04
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement to set the record straight on the debate over the redistricting ballot proposal.   "The proposed redistricting ballot proposal would drastically...

15:13
Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su has secured over $1.1 million in wages and penalties from a settlement for a prevailing wage assessment issued against San Diego-based general contractor TB Penick & Sons, Inc. and its subcontractor, Newport Beach-based...

12:05
The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) today announced the launch of DeliveringLocalJobs.com, the centerpiece of a new public awareness effort highlighting the faces of the beer distribution industry ? the 135,000 men and women who work as...


6 juillet 2018

15:20
During the three-day Fourth of July holiday driving period, which took place July 3 through July 5, Pennsylvania State Police troopers investigated a total of 581 crashes that resulted in injuries to 146 people. Troopers responded to two fatal...

12:15
With the warmer weather and longer days bringing increased travel, the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) suggests an Honoring Our Veterans license plate for your vehicle as a great way to show patriotism and also support...

11:49
Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO Mark Merritt released the following statement on health reform legislation in Massachusetts: "The proposed legislation under consideration threatens to increase prescription drug...


3 juillet 2018

11:00
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today reported that slot machine revenue increased 0.7% during the recently completed 2017/2018 state fiscal year compared to the previous fiscal year. The findings were part of a report posted on the Board's...

09:39
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today announced that handcrafted bottles of Philadelphia Eagles Championship Red wine are now available in select Fine Wine & Good Spirits. Each 750mL bottle is deep-etched...


2 juillet 2018

18:30
The Labor Commissioner's Office has issued wage theft citations to a large farm labor contracting operation for failing to timely provide 1,374 seasonal farmworkers their final pay. Vista Santa Rosa Inc. did not pay discharged workers on the last day...

16:12
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today welcomed local officials and the public to the grand re-opening of the Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection at 119 W. City Ave., Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County. With more than 11,100 square...

12:40
Forgets to Exempt Military Veterans From Firearms Magazine Ban Pandering "Mistake" Exempts Retired Police, But Not Retired Military Equal Protection Violation May Bring Down N.J. Ban As they clamored to ban standard capacity firearms magazines and...

10:00
The Committee for Economic Development (CED) is pleased to share the news that the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners approved a new fiscal year budget, 6-3, which includes funding for 33 new pre-k classrooms as the first installment to...

09:00
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) reminds customers that hundreds of Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be open Wednesday, July 4 ? Independence Day ? as well as on Labor Day, Columbus Day, and Veterans' Day this year. On Independence...

08:00
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Governor Snyder signing into law legislation to strengthen and improve administrative rulemaking at the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)....


29 juin 2018

21:14
Alcohol Justice and the California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) expressed disgust as a one vote-majority of the California State Assembly Governmental Organization Committee (GO) voted to allow Senator Wiener's dangerous SB 905 4 a.m. bar bill...

15:56
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today welcomed local officials and the public to the grand re-opening of the Fine Wine & Good Spirits at Barclay Square, 1500 Garrett Road, Upper Darby, Delaware County. With more than 5,600 square feet...

10:29
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Match 6 Lotto ticket worth more than $1.1 million from the Thursday, June 28, drawing was sold at Peterson's Sunoco, 623 Oak St., Irwin, Westmoreland County. The ticket correctly matched all six winning...

09:23
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced endorsements of 31 candidates seeking election to open seats in the State House and Michigan Senate.  "We are pleased to announce the Michigan Chamber's endorsement of 17...

07:47
Antonio Hayes, who just defeated Barbara Robinson in the district 40 primary election for state senate, received support from Wolf-PAC, a political organization dedicated to ending big money's influence in American politics.  ...


28 juin 2018

18:01
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 was signed into law today, guaranteeing new data privacy rights for the state's 40 million consumers, with kids under 16 winning extra protections. The legislation, AB 375, was authored by Assemblymember Ed...

15:01
Consumer Watchdog said it was urging Americans not to buy paint at Sherwin Williams stores after the paint maker said it was going forward with a deceptive California ballot measure to erase its liability to the public for poisoning families with...

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