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27 avril 2018

16:31
Today Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf vetoed Senate Bill 936, which would institute a drug formulary for workers' compensation.  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder issued the...

16:02
Following validation of 66 bids received by the April 19 deadline for the fifth restaurant license auction authorized by Act 39 of 2016, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) is issuing Notices of Selection to top bidders on 26 licenses....

15:18
A jackpot-winning Powerball® ticket from the March 17, 2018, drawing has been claimed, the Pennsylvania Lottery announced today. The jackpot had an advertised annuity value of $456.7 million. The claimant, Emerald Legacy Trust, opted to receive a...

14:27
A new poll released today finds that 72 percent of New York voters favor raising the minimum age for the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products in New York state from age 18 to 21. Fewer than two-in-ten voters (18 percent) oppose increasing...

14:16
Yesterday, a coalition of four leading patient advocacy and health care provider organizations, including the American Diabetes Association (ADA), presented testimony to California lawmakers urging them to ensure people with diabetes who receive...


26 avril 2018

15:39
The Department of State held a demonstration of new voting systems that provide a paper record from five vendors today at the Farm Show Complex. Earlier this month, Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres informed counties they will need to select a...

12:15
The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to the proposed Affordable Housing Act, which would repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act: The California...

11:17
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) announced that 2018 Wine Week celebrations will continue on Friday, May 4, at Spooky Nook Sports Complex, Manheim, Lancaster County ? a new location for the newly named Susquehanna Valley International...

09:20
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board announced that winemaker Filippo Zardetto will host a special tasting and sign bottles of his family's prosecco at Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection in the Ardmore Plaza Shopping Center, 62 Greenfield...


25 avril 2018

15:47
Remarks by Connecticut Native Ralph Nader on the statements made by Mark Ojakian, President of the Board of Regents. Ojakian's statements were in regard to the rejection of his centralized takeover and consolidation of Connecticut's community...

12:56
With the proliferation of high-speed broadband internet over the last half-century, reporters at major daily and weekly newspapers in cities and communities all over America found themselves writing the obits for their own print publications. Unable...

11:56
Today, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti, joined officials from Quicken Loans and Bedrock to announce their $1 million investment in the Breithaupt Career and Technical...

11:46
The Pennsylvania State Police announced the number of firearm purchase denials, subsequent investigations, and arrests resulting from such investigations for the first quarter of 2018. The Pennsylvania Instant Check System (PICS) is used by county...

09:30
A Philadelphia store sold a progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $113,887.50 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Triple Win Fast Play game on April 24, 2018. Wawa, 14101 Bustleton Pike, Philadelphia, earns a $500 bonus for selling the winning...


24 avril 2018

19:31
Assemblywomen Autumn Burke's (D- Inglewood) bill, AB 2682, which would ensure all Californian pregnant women are able to access prenatal care of their choice passed out of the Assembly Business and Professions Committee today. The bill is now on the...

18:44
The Humane Farming Association (HFA) is forming a campaign committee to oppose a controversial ballot initiative that would repeal and replace California's current hen housing law.    HFA's campaign...

16:18
New research published this month in Child Abuse & Neglect, The International Journal found that Parents as Teachers® evidence-based home visiting model demonstrates a significant decrease in cases of child maltreatment when home visiting services...

14:55
A significant portion of state and local government technology officials in a new survey say they are underequipped, understaffed and under-resourced in addressing cybersecurity concerns. Four in 10 state and local IT...

09:31
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold for the Monday, April 23, drawing matched all five balls drawn, 07-12-33-39-41, to win $300,000, less withholding. Giant Food Store, 789 E. Main St., Mt. Joy, earns a $500 bonus for selling...


23 avril 2018

15:48
In a letter to the 120 members of the California legislature, Consumer Watchdog president Jamie Court warned that a bailout of California's three investor owned utilities for causing wildfires would "almost certainly be the greatest disgrace for this...

13:47
There is more than 6,150,000 square feet of data center space built or slated to be built in Greater Des Moines (DSM) bringing hundreds of tech and construction jobs to the region. DSM is a hive of building activity with an average of 800...

12:59
Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres today encouraged Pennsylvanians to submit requests for primary election absentee ballots before the deadline of May 8. Under the state election code, applications for absentee ballots must be received no later...

12:20
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released a one-of-its-kind report offering data on the impact and legal pushback against anti-Muslim bias across the United...

12:19
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced the schedule of events for World Standards Week (WSW) 2018, which will be held October 15?19 in Washington, DC. Registration is open for WSW, an annual event where members of the...

10:33
Today the Boston University Initiative on Cities, with support from Citi Community Development and The Rockefeller Foundation, launched Cities Joining Ranks?Policy Networks on the Rise, a new report which details the activities, visibility, value,...

10:06
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold for the Friday, April 20, drawing matched all five balls drawn, 01-02-20-31-32, to win $200,000, less withholding. Smoker's Express, 3807 Otter St., Bristol, earns a $500 bonus for selling the...


21 avril 2018

11:59
The Humane Farming Association (HFA) is forming a campaign committee to oppose a controversial ballot initiative that would repeal and replace California's current hen housing law.    HFA's campaign...


20 avril 2018

14:50
The Southwestern Veterans' Center (SWVC) in Pittsburgh today inducted four military heroes into their Hall of Fame. The SWVC is one of six veterans homes operated by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. "Today we honor true...

12:00
The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Dan Feehan for the U.S. House of Representatives for Minnesota's 1st Congressional District. "Dan Feehan is an Iraq War veteran who has...

11:36
The Department of State has invited five vendors to exhibit their voter-verifiable paper record voting systems at the Farm Show complex on April 26 so legislators, state and county officials, stakeholders and the public can explore the features and...


19 avril 2018

20:00
NY State Senator Michael Gianaris (D-12) joined Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern NJ, Inc. (Goodwill NYNJ) to celebrate the talents and career accomplishments of more than 60 individuals with autism who have secured competitive...

16:53
Patients who were sexually assaulted by doctors and lost loved ones to doctors' negligence shared their medical horror stories today and pressed the California Medical Board to adopt a new Patient Bill of Rights and ensure future patients are...

13:40
A report by the National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics projects that by 2043 the number of women veterans will increase from about 10 percent to more than 16 percent of all living veterans. With this number on the rise, the Pennsylvania...

12:13
Nine members of Congress, along with the director of public affairs at Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN) (St. Paul), were presented with awards at the Goodwill® annual advocacy event this week. The recipients were selected for their work and...

11:21
The Pennsylvania Department of State recently ordered four charitable organizations to cease fundraising until they are in compliance with the commonwealth's law governing charities, Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres announced today. In March,...

10:47
Two Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball® with Power Play® tickets worth $100,000 each were sold a little over three miles apart for the Wednesday, April 18, drawing. 7-Eleven, 1302 Hanover Ave., and Traylor Grocery Market, 1444 Hamilton St., both of...

10:45
Education and outreach staff from the Department of Banking and Securities will be meeting with senior citizens, members of the military and veterans, professionals, students, and the public across Pennsylvania during the month of May to promote...

10:44
A York County store sold a progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $114,418 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Triple Win Fast Play game on April 18, 2018. 7-Eleven, 313 Route 15, Dillsburg, earns a $500 bonus for selling the winning ticket. Triple...

10:29
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold for the Wednesday, April 18, drawing matched all five balls drawn, 05-12-14-21-38, to win $400,000, less withholding. Sunoco, 581 Market St., Kingston, earns a $500 bonus for selling the...


18 avril 2018

18:52
Today, the Senate Committee on Health held a hearing to discuss legislation introduced by Sen. Scott Wiener, SB 1464, which aims to increase access to critically-needed oral healthcare for children and adults covered by Denti-Cal with chronic...

17:44
Incorporating a life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA) provision into federal infrastructure legislation could save taxpayers $91 million for every $1 billion spent on projects, according to a new report from the Portland Cement Association (PCA) Market...

15:41
Today the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Rep. Adam Smith for the U.S. House of Representatives for Washington's 9th Congressional District. "Congressman Adam Smith has shown us...

15:34
Today the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Rep. Keith Ellison to be reelected to the U.S. House of Representatives for Minnesota's 5th Congressional District. "For more than a...

15:28
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today applauded the Senate Competitiveness Committee's vote on key legislation to promote independence among healthy, adult Medicaid recipients by requiring them to find work or engage in job training or educational...

14:35
On Monday evening, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted to reconsider Senate Bill 936 and subsequently passed the piece of legislation attacking injured workers and the workers' compensation system by a vote of 101 to 92.   "The Workers'...

11:51
During the month of April, the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) will be recognizing and thanking their 2,535 outstanding volunteers for contributing more than 83,000 hours of service in 2017 to residents in its six...

11:38
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced today that a determination on holding an "additional auction round" for Category 4 casinos will be announced at a later date after today's auction concluded with no bids being received. The State's...


17 avril 2018

12:29
California's housing market continued its momentum as seasonally adjusted, existing home sales rose both month to month and year to year in March, while the statewide median price accelerated to an eight-month high, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF...

11:30
Earlier today, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, et.al.  At issue is the legality of a new South Dakota sales tax law that imposes sales tax burdens on out-of-state businesses with no...

10:08
The Pennsylvania Lottery's Spring Into Green is now accepting entries for chances to win up to $100,000. Players may enter any winning or non-winning PICK 2, PICK 3, PICK 4, PICK 5, Treasure Hunt, CASH 5, Match 6 lotto, Cash4Life®, Powerball® or...

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