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News by subject: STP

13 july 2018

12:45
Acting Commissioner Robert Evanchick announced today that 95 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the commonwealth. The men and women represent the 152nd graduating cadet class. The...


12 july 2018

17:33
This year, hundreds of thousands of California voters signed their names to a petition demanding a vote on whether to divide the state into three smaller, more manageable states. Fed up with poorly performing schools, crumbling infrastructure and a...

10:15
The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers confiscated $7,050,174 worth of heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, and other prohibited drugs in the second quarter of 2018. From April 1 through June 30, state police seized more than 22 pounds...

08:46
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today announced that Jesse James Dupree, the lead singer of the multi-platinum rock-and-roll group Jackyl, will sign pre-purchased bottles of Jesse James America's Outlaw Whiskey products at 2:00 PM Saturday,...


11 july 2018

19:20
Jonathan "JP" Parker announced the kickoff of his campaign for State Representative, Florida District 113, which encompasses North Bay Village, Miami Beach, Fisher Island, and downtown Miami/Little Havana. His reason for entering this race is...

16:44
The Second Amendment Foundation today filed suit against the California Department of Justice and Attorney General Xavier Becerra, seeking an injunction against the agency for failing and refusing to establish a properly functioning Internet-based...

14:30
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced it will begin accepting license applications on July 11, 2018 for Operators, Manufacturers and Suppliers relative to Sports Wagering. The applications are available on the PGCB's web site,...

10:02
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today announced that actress/comedian/author Jenny McCarthy will sign purchased bottles of Blondies Lemonade products at 5:00 PM Wednesday, July 18, at Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection, 330 E....


10 july 2018

16:00
At the start of today's formal meeting, the Board elected Commissioner Eric Hussar as the new president and Commissioner Richard Lewis as vice-president. President Hussar resides in Lewisburg, Union County, and represents the PFBC's Fifth District,...

14:56
The Committee to Ensure Safe Patient Care (The Committee) has passed the final hurdle and successfully secured a place on the November 2018 ballot for An Act relative to patient safety and hospital transparency (the Patient Safety Act). The Patient...

14:10
At its quarterly business meeting held today, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's Board of Commissioners deferred its decision from last fall to reduce spending by $2 million beginning in July 2018, based on a commitment by key members of the...

13:47
Cal/OSHA has issued citations to marine cargo handler SSA Pacific Inc. for willful and serious safety violations following the investigation of a fatal forklift accident at the Port of San Diego. On January 3, a longshoreman was driving a forklift...

11:11
A progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $119,125 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Ca$h In game was sold at CFM Beer Express, 931 Main St., Simpson, Lackawanna County on Monday, July 9, 2018. The holder of a top-prize winning Fast Play ticket...

10:35
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold in Pittsburgh for the Monday, July 9, drawing matched all five balls drawn, 05-09-11-34-39, to win $650,000, less withholding. CoGo's, 1001 Brookline Blvd., earns a $5,000 bonus for selling...

10:12
New Hampshire is the 27th state to criminalize female genital mutilation (FGM). Governor Chris Sununu signed House Bill 1739 on July 3, 2018 following its passage in the NH legislature in May. America Matters applauds the efforts of law makers,...


9 july 2018

16:04
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement to set the record straight on the debate over the redistricting ballot proposal.   "The proposed redistricting ballot proposal would drastically...

15:13
Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su has secured over $1.1 million in wages and penalties from a settlement for a prevailing wage assessment issued against San Diego-based general contractor TB Penick & Sons, Inc. and its subcontractor, Newport Beach-based...

12:05
The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) today announced the launch of DeliveringLocalJobs.com, the centerpiece of a new public awareness effort highlighting the faces of the beer distribution industry ? the 135,000 men and women who work as...


6 july 2018

15:20
During the three-day Fourth of July holiday driving period, which took place July 3 through July 5, Pennsylvania State Police troopers investigated a total of 581 crashes that resulted in injuries to 146 people. Troopers responded to two fatal...

12:15
With the warmer weather and longer days bringing increased travel, the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) suggests an Honoring Our Veterans license plate for your vehicle as a great way to show patriotism and also support...

11:49
Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO Mark Merritt released the following statement on health reform legislation in Massachusetts: "The proposed legislation under consideration threatens to increase prescription drug...


3 july 2018

11:00
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today reported that slot machine revenue increased 0.7% during the recently completed 2017/2018 state fiscal year compared to the previous fiscal year. The findings were part of a report posted on the Board's...

09:39
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today announced that handcrafted bottles of Philadelphia Eagles Championship Red wine are now available in select Fine Wine & Good Spirits. Each 750mL bottle is deep-etched...


2 july 2018

18:30
The Labor Commissioner's Office has issued wage theft citations to a large farm labor contracting operation for failing to timely provide 1,374 seasonal farmworkers their final pay. Vista Santa Rosa Inc. did not pay discharged workers on the last day...

16:12
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today welcomed local officials and the public to the grand re-opening of the Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection at 119 W. City Ave., Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County. With more than 11,100 square...

12:40
Forgets to Exempt Military Veterans From Firearms Magazine Ban Pandering "Mistake" Exempts Retired Police, But Not Retired Military Equal Protection Violation May Bring Down N.J. Ban As they clamored to ban standard capacity firearms magazines and...

10:00
The Committee for Economic Development (CED) is pleased to share the news that the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners approved a new fiscal year budget, 6-3, which includes funding for 33 new pre-k classrooms as the first installment to...

09:00
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) reminds customers that hundreds of Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be open Wednesday, July 4 ? Independence Day ? as well as on Labor Day, Columbus Day, and Veterans' Day this year. On Independence...

08:00
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Governor Snyder signing into law legislation to strengthen and improve administrative rulemaking at the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)....


29 june 2018

21:14
Alcohol Justice and the California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) expressed disgust as a one vote-majority of the California State Assembly Governmental Organization Committee (GO) voted to allow Senator Wiener's dangerous SB 905 4 a.m. bar bill...

15:56
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today welcomed local officials and the public to the grand re-opening of the Fine Wine & Good Spirits at Barclay Square, 1500 Garrett Road, Upper Darby, Delaware County. With more than 5,600 square feet...

10:29
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Match 6 Lotto ticket worth more than $1.1 million from the Thursday, June 28, drawing was sold at Peterson's Sunoco, 623 Oak St., Irwin, Westmoreland County. The ticket correctly matched all six winning...

09:23
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced endorsements of 31 candidates seeking election to open seats in the State House and Michigan Senate.  "We are pleased to announce the Michigan Chamber's endorsement of 17...

07:47
Antonio Hayes, who just defeated Barbara Robinson in the district 40 primary election for state senate, received support from Wolf-PAC, a political organization dedicated to ending big money's influence in American politics.  ...


28 june 2018

18:01
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 was signed into law today, guaranteeing new data privacy rights for the state's 40 million consumers, with kids under 16 winning extra protections. The legislation, AB 375, was authored by Assemblymember Ed...

15:01
Consumer Watchdog said it was urging Americans not to buy paint at Sherwin Williams stores after the paint maker said it was going forward with a deceptive California ballot measure to erase its liability to the public for poisoning families with...

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 june 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...