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14 august 2019

19:17
A wildfire insurance bill sponsored by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara stalled in the state Assembly today in the face of objections raised by the Department of Finance and Consumer Watchdog that the bill would expose taxpayers to unnecessary...

15:15
As recommended by the National Council on Disability (NCD), all U.S. dental schools must now revamp their curricula and training programs to be inclusive of patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD)....

14:30
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today voted unanimously to award a license to Stadium Casino, LLC, a division of The Cordish Companies, to construct a Category 4 casino in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County. The award concludes a process...


13 august 2019

12:15
Diamond Resorts®, a global leader in the hospitality, vacation ownership and entertainment industries, applauds North Carolina lawmakers for unanimously passing North Carolina Senate Bill 590. The new legislation will expand vacation ownership and...

06:00
The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today issued the following statement, attributed to its Vice President of Government Affairs Alan Haskins, regarding House Bill 2102, relating to deductibles. "NICB's core...


12 august 2019

13:01
According to a study published in the Aug. 8 edition of JAMA, Illinois is ranked 13th in the world when it comes to organ donation. Still, there are more than 4,000 people in Illinois waiting for organ transplants....


9 august 2019

13:00
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) today announced that a self-help tool for individuals to voluntarily exclude themselves from participating in gambling at Video Gaming Terminals (VGTs) is now available. The VGT Self-Exclusion Program...


7 august 2019

13:18
California has cleared the way for storing biodiesel blends of up to 20 percent (B20) in underground storage tanks, removing the last major barrier to satisfying the state's thirst for biodiesel. Through an effort lasting...

10:00
Higher home prices negated the lowest interest rates in more than a year and reduced Californians' ability to afford a home purchase in the second quarter of 2019, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today....


6 august 2019

10:00
Bloomberg Government today announced the launch of Bloomberg Government: State, an integrated state-focused news, directory, legislative and regulatory tracking service for government affairs professionals who need to keep on top of developments in...


5 august 2019

13:14
The National Limousine Association (NLA) and the Greater California Livery Association (GCLA) urge Governor Gavin Newsom of California to appropriately reclassify drivers in the ride-hailing industry as employees, acknowledging that they are not...

11:27
After countless strategic attempts to demand accountability from the Chancery Court, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware will be making their platform heard through the radio waves. The good government group is leading the movement to expose...


1 august 2019

14:47
Compassion & Choices released a new video today to educate New Jerseyans about the Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act that takes effect starting today. The 30-second educational video urges New Jerseyans to discuss their end-of-life care...

08:00
An overwhelming majority of California voters support Governor Newsom's Executive Order calling for a Master Plan for Aging (Master Plan), according to a recent We Stand With Seniors statewide survey. Beyond supporting the plan's development and...


31 july 2019

12:01
Jackson Walker is pleased to announce that the Senate on Tuesday confirmed Sean D. Jordan as a U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas. On January 16, 2019, President Donald Trump nominated Sean to succeed Senior District Judge Richard...


30 july 2019

17:24
The head of the nation's largest veterans organization thanked President Trump for signing a bipartisan act which will recognize veterans who served during periods not previously considered "wartime." The Let Everyone Get...

17:08
The California State Auditor announced today that more than 10,300 Californians have submitted an application to serve on the 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission. The announcement comes with just one week left in the initial application period,...

06:11
On July 10, 2019, SB 276- which would give a specially created State position the power to review and deny medical exemptions, went into Suspension in the Appropriations committee due to the high financial cost.  Senator Pan has changed these...


29 july 2019

12:48
AARP Illinois is co-hosting a legislative breakfast with Bradley University's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) so Illinoisans 50-plus can meet their state and local elected officials and discuss issues they care about.  Residents of Peoria,...


25 july 2019

14:37
The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement on new endorsements of Sen. Scott Wiener's (D-San Francisco) Senate Bill 50, which encourages the development of mid-rise and multifamily housing construction...

09:00
The nation's mayors at their 87th annual meeting in Honolulu, HI unanimously approved a Data Protection at the Edge Resolution sponsored by Mayor Hillary Schieve of Reno, Nevada calling for sweeping improvements to data security and infrastructure....


24 july 2019

14:30
A newly passed law in Washington state represents a significant increase in health care autonomy for its patients. House Bill 1175, passed during the recent state legislative session, expands decision-making options for patients who lack capacity and...


23 july 2019

17:00
The posting states that the final regulations will be published tomorrow July 24th with an effective date of November 21, 2019. The regulations clarified that anyone that files their I-526 petition prior to November 21st will be adjudicated under the...

13:38
United Spinal Association and Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY) today received U.S. District Court approval to move forward with their historic settlement agreement with the City of New York to vastly improve sidewalk...

11:51
Enterprise Holdings ? which owns the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands ? is pleased to support Ohio's new car rental modernization law that was recently enacted on behalf of all taxpayers and consumers....


19 july 2019

11:38
Delaware's agribusiness sector is growing, as ag-science companies expand their presence and the state approves additional farmland preservation. Last month, FMC Corporation, an agricultural sciences company, announced a...


18 july 2019

10:15
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today reported for the first-time combined fiscal year revenue figures that include sports wagering and fantasy sports contests under the expanded Gaming Act. The combined gross revenue includes slot machine,...

09:30
The Illinois State Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit challenging the state licensure measure Governor JB Pritzker signed into law shortly after taking office. Senate Bill 337 was passed in the 100th General Assembly but was never sent to then...


17 july 2019

16:55
The College of American Pathologists (CAP) appreciates the progress achieved during today's legislative markup of the No Surprise Act by the House Energy and Commerce Committee to protect patients from surprise medical bills. The CAP remains...

12:28
With camp season in full swing, The New York State Camp Directors Association and the American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey applauds approval of legislation requiring unregulated camps to disclose status to families. The new law becomes...

12:07
After rebounding in May, California home sales fell below the benchmark 400,000 level in June as sales declined from both the previous month and year, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today.  Closed...


15 july 2019

12:29
The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency announced today that it is accepting bids for the purchase of an additional $1 million in mixed-use development tax credits. An earlier round of tax credit bidding closed on June 14. The funds collected from...


12 july 2019

17:40
Today Maryland's highest court upheld the right of local governments to restrict the use of toxic lawn care pesticides more stringently than the state. By denying an appeal from the pesticide industry's challenge to a lower court ruling, the Maryland...


11 july 2019

17:22
Alcohol Justice and California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) are expressing extreme disappointment today with the members of the California State Assembly Governmental Organization Committee (GO) who voted in favor of SB 58 ? the 4 a.m. bar bill....

07:30
Formed to combat the growing trend of local governments across the country giving legal voting rights to non-citizens, Citizen Voters announced that its Florida efforts have collected over 1.5 million petition signatures ? well in excess of...


10 july 2019

09:00
Congratulations, Illinois! You are the first state to legalize cannabis through a state legislature! HempStaff is the Cannabis & Hemp Industry's Leading Recruiting and Training Agency. HempStaff has been helping the Illinois Medical Marijuana...


8 july 2019

13:45
**ADVISORY** For July 10, 2019 Following a recent report by the Center for Public Integrity that listed Delaware 48th in the Nation for transparency and accountability, and 46th for judicial accountability, on Wednesday, July 10th, Citizens for a...


5 july 2019

15:20
Famela Ramos announced today an invitation for like-minded citizens to join her in protesting the unfair treatment Congressman Duncan Hunter has been receiving in a case that is clearly politically motivated.  A rally supporting the Marine Veteran...


2 july 2019

22:11
Below is a statement from U.S Conference of Mayors President, Rochester Hills (MI) Mayor Bryan Barnett, on the Trump Administration's announcement that the 2020 Census will not include a question on citizenship: "The...

21:00
As part of its commitment to helping build healthier communities, CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health , today applauded Governor David Ige and the state legislature for enacting new legislation (HB-1272) that will enable the installation...

15:00
As the Batson Nolan law firm's Managing Member, Mark Nolan says, "We've been hearing about legislative efforts to protect Tennesseans on the road for some time now. We hope this new law will work to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted...


1 july 2019

17:18
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) are collaborating to raise public awareness of the dangers related to and damage caused by purchasing counterfeit goods. Counterfeit items are...


27 june 2019

18:15
While the Supreme Court's ruling today delays a decision on the inclusion of a citizenship question in United States Census 2020, two coalitions involving foundations and local government are announcing more than $1.5 million in grant awards to...

15:54
Tusk / Montgomery Philanthropies today commended Governor Janet Mills and the state legislature for signing Breakfast After the Bell legislation into law in Maine. Breakfast After the Bell allows schools across the state to provide the meals in the...

14:00
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)?an alliance of 28 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education?convened a policy summit at the National Press Club, today. The NCCN Policy Summit: The State of Cancer Care...

12:14
Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. , a developer of advanced livestock waste treatment technology, announced that Pennsylvania Senate Bill (SB) 575 was approved in the PA Senate, by a vote of 33 to 17. SB 575 proposes to implement a nutrient...


26 june 2019

11:00
The evolution of state lotteries into multi-faceted gaming providers will be the focus of the Committee on Lotteries when the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) convenes July 12-14 in Minneapolis. A Summer Meeting-record 44...


25 june 2019

18:33
District 10 of the United Steelworkers (USW) union, which represents more than 40,000 USW members in Pennsylvania, along with other labor organizations, is calling on the Pennsylvania State Senate to reject legislation that would mandate construction...


24 june 2019

13:02
For the first time, researchers have shown a causal link between print news media coverage of U.S. gun control policy in the wake of mass shooting events and increases in firearm acquisition, particularly in states with the least restrictive gun...

10:05
Jones Walker LLP announced today that the national law firm has entered into a strategic alliance agreement with a Washington, D.C. based government relations firm, TCH Group, LLC.  The agreement contemplates that both the TCH Group and Jones Walker...

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