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News by subject: STP

3 november 2017

09:09
The following is a statement from Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum: With yesterday's approval of the updated Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP), the leadership of the Ports of Los Angeles and...


2 november 2017

14:28
Teamsters Local 700 filed a lawsuit on Oct. 27, 2017 against multiple parties of Cook County government on behalf of the approximate 3,400 union members at the Cook County Department of Corrections, including more than 100 members who were previously...

13:55
The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to Republican leaders' tax reform bill announced today: "We are currently reading through the bill proposed today to...

13:26
The following is a statement from Mark Covall, President and CEO, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems:  The National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS) applauds the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and...

12:18
In preparation for Pennsylvania's municipal election, Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres reminds Pennsylvanians to visit votesPA.com for comprehensive voting information. "VotesPA is a valuable resource for voters as they go to the polls on...

11:54
On October 30, 2017, Governor Wolf signed into law House Bill 271 which amends the Pennsylvania Race Horse Development and Gaming Act ("Act"), 4 Pa.C.S. §§1101 et seq., and authorizes a number of gambling expansion opportunities throughout the...

11:34
On October 30, 2017, Governor Wolf signed into law House Bill 271 which amends the Pennsylvania Race Horse Development and Gaming Act ("Act"), 4 Pa.C.S. §§1101 et seq., and authorizes a number of gambling expansion opportunities throughout the...

11:15
The Pennsylvania Lottery is again warning consumers to be wary of emails, phone calls, or text and social media messages from scammers posing as lottery employees. "Scammers will falsely state that you've won a prize in order to trick you into...

11:00
With many investment advisers reporting that they have clients or client family members struggling with opioid use disorder, the Department of Banking and Securities has partnered with the Department of Health to provide a resource guide to assist...

10:00
The Volcker Alliance today released a new report examining and grading the budgeting and transparency practices of all fifty US states, in order to highlight states with the most effective procedures and those that fall short, while outlining best...

09:49
California's housing affordability hit a 10-year low as tight housing inventory drove home prices higher and reduced purchasing power for homebuyers in the third quarter, primarily in previously more affordable regions such as the Inland Empire and...

09:00
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board posted on its web site today the monthly report for total revenue generated from the play of slot machines at casinos during October. According to the report, October gross revenue from slot machines at the 12...


1 november 2017

12:10
The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, today issued the following statement. Gun Trace Report 2017 issued at the direction of the Chicago Mayor's Office outlines a comprehensive...


31 october 2017

11:56
The following is a statement from Kathleen McQuilkin, President of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®: As Realtors®, we understand how much Americans value homeownership. Realtors® work to advocate for homeowners...

11:21
Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres announced today the State Athletic Commission (SAC) will oversee the debut of Bellator 186 at Penn State University on Nov. 3. The Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event will be held at the Bryce Jordan Center on the...


30 october 2017

16:20
On Wednesday, October 25th, the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) sent notice to the Fulton County Tax Commissioner's Office that rejected approval of the 2017 Fulton County Tax Digest. DOR approval of the Tax Digest is required prior to tax bills...

12:06
The Quicken Loans Community Investment Fund (QLCIF) has partnered with the United Community Housing Coalition (UCHC) and eight community development organizations to launch an extensive education effort addressing the pervasive issue of tax...

12:05
Smith Law Offices, LLP ? a trial and litigation law firm specializing in public sector, labor and employment, regulatory, healthcare and business litigation ? participated in Business Legal Resources' (BLR) Cal/OSHA Summit 2017 at the Westin South...

09:48
Four winning tickets sold in Bucks, Cambria, Delaware and Monroe counties shared a Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 jackpot worth $1.3 million from the Friday, October 27, drawing. Each ticket matched all five balls drawn, 05-12-24-40-42, to win $325,000,...


27 october 2017

16:09
Cal/OSHA has posted materials that provide guidance for employers and workers on working safely during fire cleanup. Hazards remain after fires have been extinguished and cleanup begins. Employers performing cleanup and other work in areas damaged...

15:04
Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced that it has released 2017 School Performance Profile (SPP) scores and has posted them publicly on the PA School Performance website. "The School Performance Profile scores released...

15:00
At yesterday's Compliance 2017 conference in Camp Hill, regulators, investment advisers, legal, and compliance professionals identified the top regulatory issues facing the Pennsylvania securities industry. Compliance 2017 was designed to keep...

14:21
Republican Congressman Richard Hudson has been honored by the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms as the 2017 "Gun Rights Legislator of the Year," during this year's Gun Rights Policy Conference in Dallas, Texas. Congressman...

11:22
On Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) will participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) 14th National Prescription Drug...


26 october 2017

16:37
In front of an audience of more than 300 consumers at the "Money Matters" conference in Camp Hill last night, consumer protection experts from the Department of Banking and Securities, AARP Pennsylvania, and Kiplinger's Personal Finance agreed that...

13:53
American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. released the following statement in response to Congress passing the fiscal 2018 budget resolution: "In voting for this irresponsible budget...

13:28
This month, Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera and Department of Human Services Acting Secretary Teresa Miller celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the creation of the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) at the Early Childhood...


25 october 2017

18:15
Duke Energy Florida received approval from the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) today to move forward with its settlement agreement that will pave the way to a smarter energy future for Florida customers. The company also received approval...

15:44
Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) partnered with the St. Baldrick's Foundation ? the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants ? for its luncheon briefing on the Hill today. The senators acted as honorary...

12:48
Bloomberg BNA and Grant Thornton today announced that they are cohosting Future Ready Business: Operating in a Changing Landscape, an executive-level workshop that will bring together corporate executives and government leaders to examine how...

12:28
As the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) hosts its annual Conference in beautiful downtown Milwaukee, the National Indian Gaming Association is hard at work hosting the NCAI Gaming Sub-Committee Meetings. During the first day, the...

10:03
Central Pennsylvania will host its second annual whiskey festival from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum, 161 Museum Dr., Hershey. A special VIP session featuring a local distiller will take...


24 october 2017

11:01
Spend a night celebrating the Atlantic City Boardwalk during Pittsburgh's annual Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival. The event will take place from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Friday, Oct. 27 at Rivers Casino, 777 Casino Dr., Pittsburgh.  Recognized as one...

10:48
The Pennsylvania Lottery's new holiday-themed Scratch-Offs are now on sale, offering millions of dollars in prizes and extra chances to win through the Very Merry Second-Chance Drawings.   This year's holiday Scratch-Offs are Merry Millions ($20),...

10:29
California pending home sales dwindled for the third consecutive month, suggesting that the housing market will slow as the end of the year winds down, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today....


23 october 2017

15:29
In a statewide poll conducted this month by Sacred Heart University's new Institute for Public Policy, Connecticut residents overwhelmingly indicated significant anxiety over the State's budget woes and proposed cuts to essential services. To close...

14:38
The People's House Project (PHP), a political startup focused on recruiting and supporting working-class Democratic candidates in the Midwest and Appalachia, announced Wednesday its first Congressional candidate endorsements for the 2018 cycle....


20 october 2017

13:37
The Concord Coalition said today that the Senate, in adopting a Fiscal Year 2018 budget resolution calling for deficit-financed tax cuts of up to $1.5 trillion over 10 years, has abandoned fiscal responsibility and embraced deepening debt as a...

13:20
Information and helpful tips for consumers and businesses will be offered at several programs sponsored by the Department of Banking and Securities during "Financial $ense Week," October 23-29. These programs, a focus of Governor Tom Wolf's Consumer...

12:15
At a special meeting today convened earlier this week by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB), the Board approved contracting with financial advisors and legal counsel to pursue entering into a contract that would monetize future earnings of...

10:05
The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 11 charitable organizations, professional solicitors and professional fundraising counsel during the month of September, Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres announced today....

09:15
Progress for Maine announced today the launch of a new ad highlighting the Aroostook Band of Micmacs' support for Yes on Question 1, which would create $45 million in new annual state tax revenue by allowing a new gaming and entertainment center to...


19 october 2017

15:42
Teamsters from the tri-state area rallied this morning outside of city hall to demand that the city council repeal the beverage tax. Since its enactment in January, the beverage tax, which levies a tax on bottles cans and fountain drinks, has...

14:30
The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): Political opportunists in Springfield continue to exploit the Las Vegas mass murder to justify attacks on the rights of millions of law-abiding Illinois hunters and...

13:30
Education and outreach staff from the Department of Banking and Securities will be meeting with senior citizens, professionals, and the general public across Pennsylvania during the month of November to promote financial capability as part of...

09:37
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket for the Wednesday, October 18, drawing was sold at Giant Eagle, 6204 U.S. Route 30, Greensburg. The ticket matched all five balls drawn, 06-16-18-20-33, to win $325,000, less applicable...


18 october 2017

16:03
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) today invited high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors to take part in the first PennDOT Innovations Challenge. "Every hour, about 15...

11:26
The Mega Millions® multi-state lottery game is being updated to offer $40 million starting jackpots and faster jackpot growth. Starting jackpots will increase from $15 million to $40 million, and jackpots will grow faster overall. There will be...

11:03
Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres today encouraged Pennsylvanians to submit requests for municipal election absentee ballots before the deadline of October 31. Under the state election code, applications for absentee ballots must be submitted...

10:29
California's housing market eased into the fall homebuying season as seasonally adjusted sales rose both month-to-month and year-to-year in September, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today.   Closed...