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

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23 avril 2018

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...


19 avril 2018

20:00
NY State Senator Michael Gianaris (D-12) joined Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern NJ, Inc. (Goodwill NYNJ) to celebrate the talents and career accomplishments of more than 60 individuals with autism who have secured competitive...

16:53
Patients who were sexually assaulted by doctors and lost loved ones to doctors' negligence shared their medical horror stories today and pressed the California Medical Board to adopt a new Patient Bill of Rights and ensure future patients are...

13:40
A report by the National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics projects that by 2043 the number of women veterans will increase from about 10 percent to more than 16 percent of all living veterans. With this number on the rise, the Pennsylvania...

12:13
Nine members of Congress, along with the director of public affairs at Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN) (St. Paul), were presented with awards at the Goodwill® annual advocacy event this week. The recipients were selected for their work and...

11:21
The Pennsylvania Department of State recently ordered four charitable organizations to cease fundraising until they are in compliance with the commonwealth's law governing charities, Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres announced today. In March,...

10:47
Two Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball® with Power Play® tickets worth $100,000 each were sold a little over three miles apart for the Wednesday, April 18, drawing. 7-Eleven, 1302 Hanover Ave., and Traylor Grocery Market, 1444 Hamilton St., both of...

10:45
Education and outreach staff from the Department of Banking and Securities will be meeting with senior citizens, members of the military and veterans, professionals, students, and the public across Pennsylvania during the month of May to promote...

10:44
A York County store sold a progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $114,418 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Triple Win Fast Play game on April 18, 2018. 7-Eleven, 313 Route 15, Dillsburg, earns a $500 bonus for selling the winning ticket. Triple...

10:29
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold for the Wednesday, April 18, drawing matched all five balls drawn, 05-12-14-21-38, to win $400,000, less withholding. Sunoco, 581 Market St., Kingston, earns a $500 bonus for selling the...


18 avril 2018

18:52
Today, the Senate Committee on Health held a hearing to discuss legislation introduced by Sen. Scott Wiener, SB 1464, which aims to increase access to critically-needed oral healthcare for children and adults covered by Denti-Cal with chronic...

17:44
Incorporating a life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA) provision into federal infrastructure legislation could save taxpayers $91 million for every $1 billion spent on projects, according to a new report from the Portland Cement Association (PCA) Market...

15:41
Today the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Rep. Adam Smith for the U.S. House of Representatives for Washington's 9th Congressional District. "Congressman Adam Smith has shown us...

15:34
Today the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Rep. Keith Ellison to be reelected to the U.S. House of Representatives for Minnesota's 5th Congressional District. "For more than a...

15:28
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today applauded the Senate Competitiveness Committee's vote on key legislation to promote independence among healthy, adult Medicaid recipients by requiring them to find work or engage in job training or educational...

14:35
On Monday evening, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted to reconsider Senate Bill 936 and subsequently passed the piece of legislation attacking injured workers and the workers' compensation system by a vote of 101 to 92.   "The Workers'...

11:51
During the month of April, the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) will be recognizing and thanking their 2,535 outstanding volunteers for contributing more than 83,000 hours of service in 2017 to residents in its six...

11:38
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced today that a determination on holding an "additional auction round" for Category 4 casinos will be announced at a later date after today's auction concluded with no bids being received. The State's...


17 avril 2018

12:29
California's housing market continued its momentum as seasonally adjusted, existing home sales rose both month to month and year to year in March, while the statewide median price accelerated to an eight-month high, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF...

11:30
Earlier today, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, et.al.  At issue is the legality of a new South Dakota sales tax law that imposes sales tax burdens on out-of-state businesses with no...

10:08
The Pennsylvania Lottery's Spring Into Green is now accepting entries for chances to win up to $100,000. Players may enter any winning or non-winning PICK 2, PICK 3, PICK 4, PICK 5, Treasure Hunt, CASH 5, Match 6 lotto, Cash4Life®, Powerball® or...

09:51
Cities of Service a annoncé aujourd'hui les 10 finalistes de l'Engaged Cities Award, un nouveau prix visant à récompenser les villes qui font preuve de créativité pour exploiter la sagesse, les talents et l'énergie...

09:32
Combined gaming revenue for the 12 Pennsylvania casinos exceeded $300 million for the first time, according to figures released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Posted on the Board's web site, gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, the report...

09:00
Mitchell T. Tracy, Republican candidate for Clark County Commissioner District F is fed up. He says that Tisha Black, a Harry Reid Democrat, is running on the Republican Party ticket, but she's a 'never Trump Republican' who is going up against him,...

05:00
As a Federal District Court considers a claim that the Commission on Presidential Debates should eliminate requirements that plaintiffs say effectively excludes a third, unaffiliated candidate from participating in the presidential debates, a new...


16 avril 2018

18:22
The California Department of Motor Vehicles confirmed today that the first application to test robot cars without a driver lacked necessary information and that a letter has been sent to the still-unidentified applicant asking for additional...

13:32
Cities of Service today announced 10 finalists for the Engaged Cities Award, a new effort to elevate cities that are working creatively to tap the wisdom, talents, and energy of community members to solve public problems. Underwritten by Bloomberg...

12:58
Cities of Service today announced 10 finalists for the Engaged Cities Award, a new effort to elevate cities that are working creatively to tap the wisdom, talents, and energy of community members to solve public problems. Underwritten by Bloomberg...

09:07
A winning Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball® with Power Play® ticket worth $100,000 for the Saturday, April 14, drawing was sold in Delaware County.   The ticket matched four of the five white balls drawn, 17-19-26-61-62, and the red Powerball 15, to...

09:03
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold for the Saturday, April 14, drawing matched all five balls drawn, 11-14-25-30-42, to win $200,000, less withholding. Exxon, 301 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, earns a $500 bonus for selling...


13 avril 2018

16:23
Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for a Lottery player in Red Lion who purchased a progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $145,887.50 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Triple Win Fast Play game. Rutter's, 5 Winterstown Road, Red Lion,...

14:04
The United Steelworkers (USW) today applauded the New York State Department of Labor's Apprenticeship and Training Council for certifying the trade of Industrial Manufacturing Technician after five years of working with a coalition with other unions,...

10:13
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold for the Thursday, April 12, drawing matched all five balls drawn, 06-21-29-33-36, to win $300,000, less withholding. 7-Eleven, 624 N. Park Road, Wyomissing, earns a $500 bonus for selling the...


12 avril 2018

16:32
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today welcomed local officials and the public to the grand opening of a Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection store at Shoppes at Belmont, 1565 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster. With more than 11,500...

12:32
New York State's recently announced study of legalizing marijuana will be discussed in a high level panel, "New York State of Cannabis," at the 5th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo), May 30  - June 2, at the Javits...

11:20
The April 17 filing deadline for Arizona's individual income taxes is fast approaching.  This year, thanks to new electronic payment systems created by Point & Pay, taxpayers can pay Arizona state tax online at www.aztaxes.gov.  Eligible tax types...

11:10
Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres today informed Pennsylvania's counties to have voter-verifiable paper record voting systems selected no later than December 31, 2019, and preferably in place by the November 2019 general election. He also...

10:42
The Pennsylvania Lottery is expanding debit and mobile pay options to make playing games more convenient for the growing number of players who carry little cash. "Just like any business, the Pennsylvania Lottery wants to make it easy for customers...

09:47
The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 149 licensed or commissioned professionals and notaries public during the month of March, Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres announced today. A comprehensive list of...

09:38
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) will temporarily close the Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection store, Downtown Mall, 900 Water St., Meadville, Crawford County, while the store is refurbished and expanded. The Downtown Mall store...

08:55
Spring is officially underway and the warmer weather has anglers from across the Commonwealth gearing up to fish their favorite spots on Saturday, April 14, which marks the traditional statewide opening day of trout season. All along streams and...


11 avril 2018

15:33
City Attorney Dennis Herrera today issued the following statement after oral arguments were heard in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal regarding President Donald Trump's unconstitutional executive order that seeks to strip federal funding from...

10:00
The Pennsylvania State Police and Pennsylvania American Legion are seeking applicants for "State Police Youth Week," a summer leadership camp designed for teenagers interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement or the military. State Police...


10 avril 2018

20:17
Asm. Autumn Burke's (D-Inglewood) legislation, AB 2741, aiming to stop the abuse of prescription opioids in minors, cleared the Assembly Business & Professions committee today.   This legislation addresses the opioid epidemic through parental...

19:00
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industries, awarded Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) the 2017 Legislator of the Year at the organization's...

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