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Communiqués de presse par sujet : U.S. State Policy News

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3 mai 2018

11:12
Today, Californians for Consumer Privacy announced submission of 625,000 signatures statewide to qualify The California Consumer Privacy Act for the November ballot.  "Today is a major step forward in our campaign, and...

10:08
A winning Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball® with Power Play® ticket worth $100,000 for the Wednesday, May 2, drawing was sold in Philadelphia.   The ticket matched four of the five white balls drawn, 05-14-31-40-50, and the red Powerball 06, to win...

06:00
T. Brian Callister, M.D. of Reno, Nevada, will testify this morning before a New York State Assembly health committee in New York City regarding his opposition to physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia. Callister is an internationally recognized...


2 mai 2018

14:49
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today welcomed local officials and the public to the grand re-opening of Fine Wine & Good Spirits at Bensalem Landmark Plaza, 2223 Galloway Rd., Bensalem, Bucks County. With more than 7,750 square feet of...

13:00
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved fines today totaling $20,000 against two casinos for various violations. The fines were the result of Board approvals at its public meeting of consent agreements between the PGCB's Office of Enforcement...

11:40
WHO:      Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13) Mayor Libby Schaaf, Oakland, CA Greg Seibly, President and CEO, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco Lawrence Parks, Senior Vice President, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco Mary Jo Cook, President and...

11:30
Friends, families, and community members joined hundreds of current and retired troopers from across the commonwealth at the Pennsylvania State Police Academy in Hershey on Wednesday to honor the 98 members of the department who have died in the line...

10:55
Pennsylvania Lottery Scratch-Offs winners claimed $173,846,649 in prizes during April, including three top prizes of $1 million. The following retailers sold the top-prize winning tickets: Country Fair, 515 Main St., Saegertown, Crawford County....

09:29
Two winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 tickets sold in Huntingdon and York counties split a $400,000 jackpot from the Monday, May 1, drawing. The tickets matched all five balls drawn, 05-09-18-31-39, to each win $200,000, less applicable...

08:30
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today posted on its web site the monthly report for total gross revenue and tax revenue generated from the play of slot machines at casinos during April 2018. According to the report, the combined gross revenue...


1 mai 2018

16:42
The Joyce Foundation has awarded grants of $14.2 million in its latest round of grant making, the first since refocusing its funding priorities on advancing racial equity and economic mobility for the next generation in the Great Lakes region. The...

14:38
The National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (2012) details the importance that educators can play in the prevention of youth suicide.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for youth...

14:04
Keno, a new game with drawings every four minutes, is selling briskly at Pennsylvania Lottery retailers statewide. Keno play starts at $1. Players choose up to 10 numbers, or spots, from 1 to 80. A computer randomly draws 20 winning numbers. The...

11:33
Michelle Fournier just bought her first home in Lewisberry, York County. She laments having little to show for years of paying rent. "I didn't even get to take the tulips that I planted," she quipped. "Nothing was mine."...

11:23
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced today that oversight on the play of Fantasy Sports Contests in the Commonwealth began over the weekend, the first official roll-out of new forms of gaming made legal through gaming expansion...

09:42
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board announced that winemaker Tyson Wolf will host special tastings and sign bottles of Duckhorn Wine Company and Decoy wines at Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection stores in the Pittsburgh area in advance of...


30 avril 2018

13:17
Keno, a fast-paced game with drawings every four minutes, goes on sale Tuesday, May 1, at Pennsylvania Lottery retailers. Keno play starts at $1. Players choose up to 10 numbers, or spots, from 1 to 80. A computer randomly draws 20 winning numbers....

11:30
Fund Her, the newly-launched political action committee working to elect progressive women to California's State Legislature, today announced nine endorsements for the California state assembly and senate. These nine candidates are: Los Angeles...

09:30
A progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $126,009 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Break the Bank Fast Play game was sold in Philadelphia on April 29, 2018. 7-Eleven, 2144-48 Lombard St., earns a $500 bonus for selling the winning ticket. Break...

09:30
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold in Allegheny County for the Friday, April 27, drawing matched all five balls drawn, 04-11-29-33-36, to win $400,000, less withholding. Puff Discount Tobacco, 1722 Greenburg Ave., North...


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...

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