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News by subject: STP

23 april 2019

06:30
In an unheralded portion of the Executive Budget, state leaders significantly expanded the ability of The New York Power Authority (NYPA) to supply clean electricity to residents by allowing NYPA to finance new renewable generation projects for...


22 april 2019

11:15
Greenspoon Marder successfully argued in front of the Florida Supreme Court, which upheld lower court rulings entered in favor of Orange County constitutional officers. The Greenspoon team represented Property Appraiser Rick Singh against Orange...

08:07
With out-of-pocket costs rising for patients, policymakers at the state and federal level are focused on finding solutions to lower costs. The Oncology Managers of Florida, a statewide professional organization committed to providing information and...


18 april 2019

22:49
With out-of-pocket costs rising for patients, policymakers at the state and federal level are focused on finding solutions to lower costs. The Oncology Managers of Florida, a statewide professional organization committed to providing information and...


16 april 2019

13:26
The inaugural Global Sanctions Summit was held in New York City on April 8. More than 250 participants attended the event to hear expert opinions from financial crimes compliance professionals and thought leaders from global financial institutions...

13:25
The lowest interest rates in more than a year boosted California's housing market and kept home sales level in March after an exceptionally strong performance the previous month, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today. ...


11 april 2019

14:29
California has recently had its most destructive fire season with widespread power outages that made it difficult and or impossible for some to escape.  With the loss of electricity, garage door openers were impacted and deaths were attributed to...

11:58
At Equitas Health, we champion the ability of our patients ? and all people ? to decide what is best for their bodies and to decide for themselves what path their lives may take. This basic right should not be criminalized, but that is exactly what...


10 april 2019

11:18
William "Beau" Wrigley, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Surterra Wellness (Surterra), one of the fastest growing health and wellness companies in the United States (U.S.), today highlighted the need for a change in the policy paradigm related to cannabis,...


8 april 2019

05:00
Clarity Benefit Solutions discusses the recent legislation signed by Governor Phil Murphy that provides a tax benefit for New Jersey commuters. On March 1, 2019, Governor Murphy signed into effect S1567, a bill that requires employers with at least...


5 april 2019

12:06
Diane is the President and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, a membership organization dedicated solely to achieving socially just public policy that ensures people with the lowest incomes in the United States have affordable and...


2 april 2019

14:26
The Cook County Treasurer's Office staff will be at Rainbow PUSH Coalition headquarters every day to assist homeowners with their property tax problems until the Annual Tax Sale that starts May 3, 2019, Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas said today....


29 march 2019

07:32
Health policy expert Kev Coleman, president and founder of AssociationHealthPlans.com, today issued the following statement in response to a federal judge's ruling to strike down a regulation that expands access to association health plans:...


28 march 2019

16:37
On Thursday, March 28, New Mexico became the 20th state in the nation to adopt Same Day Voter Registration (also known as Election Day Registration), allowing eligible voters to register or fix a problem with their registration when they go to the...

15:35
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this week approved the appointment of the first slate of local government officials to the newly-formed Housing Legislative Working Group, which will advise both MTC's Legislation Committee and the...


26 march 2019

15:07
Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) and legislators, advocates and partners will come together in support of afterschool and STEM programs on Wednesday, March 27 at 1 p.m. Nearly 200 students, parents, educators,...


25 march 2019

15:31
Washington state lawmakers are currently considering Second Substitute House Bill 1155, which mandates uninterrupted meal and rest breaks for nurses and certain technicians and technologists on hospital staff. It also restricts the use of...


22 march 2019

13:51
"Health insurance helps individuals access the care they need, at the right time and in the right healthcare setting. That is essential to ensure better health for the people of New Jersey. We applaud the Murphy Administration for its leadership in...


20 march 2019

15:21
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today announced the return of nearly $2.1 million in licensing fees to 1,103 municipalities in which licensees are located. Twice a year, as required by law, the PLCB returns liquor license fees paid by...


18 march 2019

11:53
Pennsylvania counties continue to make great progress transitioning to more secure and accessible voting systems with paper records that voters can verify before casting their ballot. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, along with the U.S....

05:00
While celebrating the highest voter turnout in a midterm in 100 years, the new "America Goes to the Polls" report by Nonprofit VOTE and the U.S. Elections Project digs deeper into the story by examining the vast differences in voter turnout between...


13 march 2019

18:48
The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today announced its support of Gov. Gavin Newsom's new legislative proposals to address the housing supply crisis. C.A.R. and its membership of more than 200,000 real estate professionals is encouraged...

12:08
Delinquent Cook County property taxes totaling $189.6 million on 56,976 properties is scheduled to be auctioned at the Annual Tax Sale that begins May 3, 2019, Treasurer Maria Pappas said today. Lists of all the properties, by municipality and...


12 march 2019

14:15
Like many timeshare customers, Florida's elected officials are currently being subjected to the same kind of high-pressure, manipulative tactics for which the timeshare resort industry is known. In advance of today's hearing on Florida's proposed...

11:00
The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today announced its sponsorship or support of legislation that make up a bold package of bills to address California's housing shortage through increasing supply and removing barriers to development....


11 march 2019

15:56
Today, Act Now for a Healthy Oregon is calling for hospitals to meet their responsibilities to patients and staff. This united movement of caregivers and hospital workers is announcing a pointed legislative agenda to win affordable health care in our...

15:37
This week, more than 2,000 mayors, councilmembers and other delegates from cities, towns and villages across the country are convening in Washington for the National League of Cities' (NLC) annual Congressional City Conference (CCC). At the...

15:00
Alcohol Justice and California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) issued an urgent warning that the California State Senate Governmental Organization Committee (GO) could revive a dead and dangerous 4 a.m. bar bill tomorrow. The "Zombie" bill?it just...


7 march 2019

12:58
While low affordability is the biggest obstacle most renters face in becoming homeowners, 14 percent of California renters can afford to purchase a home but are foregoing homeownership partly because they don't have the financial knowledge to do so,...

11:35
Abrar Butt came to the United States with two dreams ? to no longer be isolated as a person with a developmental disability and to pursue a better future through hard work. Butt has achieved both. He takes pride in his custodial work at the New York...


6 march 2019

14:15
Across the state, older adults entrusted to nursing homes for care have been subjected to neglect, infection and other horrifying consequences ? even death -- due to inadequate staffing which must be addressed, lawmakers and advocates said Tuesday....

14:03
Today the American Waterways Operators testified before two congressional committees on the state of the American maritime industry. Tom Allegretti, President & CEO, testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee while...

11:37
Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear told the House Ways and Means Committee that the nation's infrastructure needs demand real funding solutions from the federal government, not reliance on gimmickry....


5 march 2019

16:20
Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Friday to abolish the Bureau of Marijuana Regulation and the Medical Marihuana Licensing Board, and instead created the Marijuana Regulatory Agency within the Department of Licensing and Regulatory...

13:29
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement on behalf of Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley in response to Governor Whitmer's budget proposal to fix Michigan's roads. The Governor's budget proposal for 2020 was submitted to...

08:00
Civil rights advocacy group, The Human Solution, is condemning what it sees as the manipulation of abuse claims to further a political agenda of a smear campaign against Montana State Legislator Jonathan Windy Boy. Montana State Legislator Jonathan...


26 february 2019

17:15
Following today's introduction of companion, bipartisan bills in the U.S. House and Senate that would help address the nation's growing shortage of truck drivers, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear praised the legislation as...

15:38
Imagine a situation where you have been accused of a crime, but because you did not commit the crime, you have not been charged. Now imagine the government seizing property that is even remotely connected with the criminal activity that you have not...

14:16
State Representative Zack Taylor (R-Seminole) is proposing House Bill 1379, which is legislation that would hold horizontal frackers responsible for the damage caused by their horizontal frack jobs. The bill will be heard on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in...

08:44
The Northwest Gas Association (NWGA) released an analysis that shows significant impacts for Oregon natural gas consumers from the climate action proposal being debated by the Legislature. As currently drafted, House Bill 2020 ? also known as "Cap...


25 february 2019

14:01
2019 Winter National Governors Association Meeting, Marriott Marquis Hotel, Washington DC Who: Governor Abbott (Texas), Governor Northam (Virginia), Governor Hogan (Maryland), Governor Kemp (Georgia), Governor Whitmer (Michigan), Governor Murphy...


21 february 2019

16:46
The Virginia Legislature today passed a resolution, SJ 281: Commending the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery, recognizing emerging trends in stroke care and the need for patients experiencing a severe stroke to receive the specialized care that...


20 february 2019

14:46
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in support of House and Senate resolutions adopted today that ask the Michigan Supreme Court to weigh in on the constitutionality of amendments made to Michigan's mandatory paid sick...

13:01
Housing demand in California remained subdued for the ninth consecutive month in January as economic and market uncertainties sent home sales to their lowest level since April 2008, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today....


19 february 2019

14:20
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on federal law enforcement authorities to bring charges against the man who allegedly shot to death an Indiana Muslim,...

12:05
A new bill introduced today in the California State Senate would make it illegal to use or allow the use of wild and exotic animals in traveling acts. The Circus Cruelty Prevention Act (Senate Bill No. 313), authored by State Senator Ben Hueso (D-San...


12 february 2019

21:13
State Representative Jeff Shipley (R-Fairfield) has introduced two bills related to rescheduling psilocybin, and other potential medicines, for clinical use. H.F. 248 removes psilocybin and psilocin from the list of...

18:30
The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom's State of the State address: "We applaud Gov. Gavin Newsom's demonstration of his ongoing...

17:09
We Stand With Seniors, the nonprofit, nonpartisan effort focused on educating state leaders about the need for a statewide, comprehensive Master Plan for Aging, commends Governor Gavin Newsom for being the first governor in recent history to address...

12:20
Lower seasonal home prices allowed more Californians to afford a home purchase in the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to the previous quarter, but higher interest rates pushed affordability lower compared to the previous year, the CALIFORNIA...