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28 juin 2018

14:58
City Attorney Dennis Herrera issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court today let stand lower court rulings upholding San Francisco's ordinance that prevents anti-abortion centers from engaging in false or misleading advertising:...

14:24
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today welcomed local officials and the public to the grand opening of the Fine Wine & Good Spirits at 4065 Butler St. in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh. With more than 4,800 square feet of...

14:15
A Pittsburgh store sold a jackpot-winning Treasure Hunt ticket worth $104,000, less withholding, for the Thursday, June 28, drawing. The ticket matched all five balls drawn, 06-15-20-27-28. Sheetz, 1000 Clairton Blvd., Pittsburgh, earns a $500...

14:06
Today marks the launch of Parks California, a new, statewide nonprofit dedicated to supporting California's parks and public lands, with a focus on state parks. The organization will bring new resources and expertise to ensure parks remain vibrant...

11:58
In a long-awaited and welcome decision, today the World Trade Organization (WTO) found in favor of Australia's regulations for plain - or standardized - packaging for tobacco products. Australia was the first country to implement the measure, which...

10:53
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) today announced an invitation for project applications to the Sinnemahoning Creek Watershed Restoration Grant Program. This is the 5th grant round. Project applicants must meet the eligibility...

10:51
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today released its 2017-2018 Legislative Voting Record ? A Competitiveness Scorecard for Michigan. The purpose of this voting record is to provide the business community and other interested parties with a measure of...

10:33
The following is a statement from John I. McMahon, Jr., Esquire, of law firm McMahon, McMahon & Lentz:                   MONTGOMERY COUNTY JUDGE WILLIAM R. CARPENTER ISSUED A STUNNING DECISION ON JUNE 22, 2018 THAT THE RETROACTIVE PROVISIONS OF THE...

10:25
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold in Lehigh County for the Wednesday, June 27, drawing matched all five balls drawn, 01-11-13-24-36, to win $800,000, less withholding. Speedway, 3890 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown, earns a $5,000...

09:00
Parent and patient advocate groups today announced a campaign to increase the number of qualified nurses available to provide in-home care in Maryland, citing the difficulty ? even after being approved for home nursing assistance ? for parents to...


27 juin 2018

16:57
Healthcare advocates are raising questions about the impact on patients of a bill pending before Gov. Murphy that would cut payments to hospitals and emergency department physicians when Medicaid patients come to the ED for needs that end up being...

16:13
Governor Tom Wolf today announced the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) has awarded grants totaling $1 million to nine projects intended to enhance the Pennsylvania wine industry and increase production of Pennsylvania-made wines. "Research...

15:00
The Labor Commissioner's Office has launched an online registration system for janitorial service providers and contractors operating in California to register annually as required by law. Under the Property Service Workers Protection Act, signed...

13:35
A Westmoreland County retailer sold a progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $120,050.50 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Triple Win Fast Play game on June 27, 2018. Antoniak's Market, 643 Division St., Jeannette, earns a $500 bonus for selling...

13:15
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today approved four Consent Agreements, one with a casino operator and three with other firms that provide gaming services resulting in a total of $481,116 in fines. The Consent Agreements were negotiated and...

12:28
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of John James for US Senate and Tom Leonard for State Attorney General. The Chamber also announced endorsements of several business-friendly members of the US House seeking re-election...

10:12
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will hold its quarterly business meeting on July 9-10 at its Harrisburg headquarters, located at 1601 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110. As part of the Commission's quarterly meeting, committees...


26 juin 2018

15:59
The 5-0 vote today by the California Senate's Judiciary Committee to move a compromise privacy bill forward was a significant step toward ensuring Californian's privacy, Consumer Watchdog said. The bill, AB 375, may not be as strong as the...

15:02
"Today, we say ¡Basta! (enough) to the unhealthy onslaught of sugary drinks being promoted to our children and our families. The beverage industry has long pursued a strategy of legal obstruction and put profits over the health of Californians. That...

13:17
The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) Scholarship Foundation recently awarded 10 California college students with scholarships, ranging from $2,000 to $4,000, for a total of $32,000. The C.A.R. Scholarship Foundation provides awards up to...

12:30
The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco (FHLBank San Francisco), along with Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44), and Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), announced today that Los Angeles has...

07:57
Today, iNACOL (@nacol) published a new brief answering one of the questions most frequently asked of its policy experts: How are states funding the capacity needed to support the transformation to innovative models of personalized, competency-based...


25 juin 2018

14:20
The Pennsylvania Lottery's live evening drawing show can now be viewed online at palottery.com. "We want to offer players the convenience of watching drawings from wherever they are," said Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko. "Today's busy...

09:52
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today announced that actor Channing Tatum will sign bottles of Born and Bred Vodka at Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection in Hershey Square Shopping Center, Hummelstown, Dauphin County, on Wednesday, June...


23 juin 2018

18:52
At a press event on the Capitol steps last week, California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) and Alcohol Justice released two new reports on the statewide public health and safety threats of extending alcohol sales to 4 a.m.  The groups and individuals...


22 juin 2018

16:03
Today, the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement Aisha Braveboy for Prince George's County State's Attorney. "Aisha Braveboy is exactly the person we need to be Prince George's County's...

14:13
The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today raised serious new concerns about the validity of Initiative 1639, the gun control measure now gathering signatures, because petitions do not appear to...

11:10
Today, the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Angela Alsobrooks for Prince George's County Executive. "We are pleased to announce our support for Angela Alsobrooks as County...

10:49
A Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball® with Power Play® ticket worth $100,000 that was sold in Luzerne County will soon expire if not claimed. The ticket from the July 15, 2017 drawing was sold at Fuel On, 6 W. Butler Drive, Drums. It matched four of...


21 juin 2018

13:41
New data from CDC's 2017 National Health Interview Survey indicates that smoking rates among U.S. adults have hit an all-time low, with only 13.9 percent indicating they smoked last year. The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials...

12:18
Shortly after filing suit in federal court to overturn New Jersey's new ban on magazines that can hold over 10 rounds of ammunition, the Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs (ANJRPC) today filed a motion for an injunction to halt...

10:08
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold in Washington County for the Wednesday, June 20, drawing matched all five balls drawn, 11-29-32-38-40, to win $200,000, less withholding. Ross Beverage, 173 E. Pike St., Canonsburg, earns a...

10:00
The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority welcomes two new members and a new Chair to its Board of Directors. Dr. Stanton Smullens, a board member since the Authority's inception and former Chief Medical Officer of the...

10:00
The New Jersey Senate will be honoring Elaine Pozycki for her leadership in addressing New Jersey's opioid epidemic by presenting a resolution at 2 p.m. today at the Statehouse. Elaine, co-chair of the Partnership for a...

09:30
To mark the first day of summer, Explore Minnesota, the state's tourism promotion office, is highlighting things to do across the state this season. Minnesota is known for its outdoor activities, picturesque parks and trails, summer festivals and, of...


20 juin 2018

14:41
June is National Safety Month, a good time to look at the design of communities and how they support safe, active transportation. The Safe Routes to School National Partnership and the Y have partnered to update state report cards highlighting how...

13:06
In an effort to inspire women to step into real estate brokerage leadership, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) will present its second WomanUP!® Conference to be held June 28-29 at the JW Marriott LA Live in Los Angeles....

11:00
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today posted on its web site the initial Fantasy Sports Contests revenue report. The report provides a breakdown on fees collected from the play of Pennsylvania participants, Fantasy Sports Contests operators'...

09:19
Pennsylvania's small business owners are concerned that their employees aren't saving enough money for retirement and believe state government should help workers save for the future, according to a new study released today by AARP Pennsylvania....


19 juin 2018

17:58
The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today warned sponsors of anti-gun Initiative 1639 via a demand letter that their campaign "is utilizing unreadable petitions in violation" of state law, and...

13:32
California's median home price reached a new high in May, while home sales retreated both on a monthly and annual basis, wiping out most of the gains posted for the year, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today.  ...

12:43
A progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $134,071 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Break the Bank Fast Play game was sold in Sullivan County on June 19, 2018. The Barn Tavern, 232 World's End Road, Eagles Mere, earns a $500 bonus for selling the...

11:07
In the U.S., we enjoy one of the safest food supplies in the world. The FDA takes its responsibility to protect the U.S. food supply very seriously. And while we work diligently to prevent accidental contaminations, it's also our duty to take...

11:00
The costs of helping communities recover from natural disasters are rising, yet most states do not comprehensively track these expenditures, according to a report from The Pew Charitable Trusts. Natural disaster assistance involves a complex set of...

10:23
Two winning tickets sold in Adams and Schuylkill counties split a Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 jackpot worth $400,000 from the Monday, June 18, drawing. Each ticket matched all five balls drawn, 04-10-28-36-42, to win $200,000, less withholding. High...

10:00
Acting Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Commissioner Lieutenant Colonel Robert Evanchick announced this week that the department has deployed its first body-worn cameras in three troops as part of a pilot program. Select patrol troopers in Troop B,...

09:10
United Spinal Association will host Cheri Arnold from Arkansas at its 7th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill (ROCH), June 24-27 in Washington, D.C., along with other prominent disability advocates, to speak directly with legislators on issues that affect...


18 juin 2018

16:32
In a victory for Wisconsin voters, the Supreme Court today dismissed the closely watched Gill v. Whitford case as lacking standing, saying the plaintiffs (Democrats) did not possess evidence "that would tend to demonstrate a burden on their...

14:16
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is requesting applications from interested parties seeking funding under the Clean Vessel Act (CVA) Program, a federal grant program administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) which...

14:13
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is requesting proposals from interested parties seeking funding under the Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program. BIG is a federal grant program administered in Pennsylvania by the PFBC, in...

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