U.S. State Policy This section contains all the latest news regarding U.S. State Policy, including legislation issues, state Supreme Court cases, appeals, and decisions. Keep up to date on policy decisions and the reactions of concerned advocacy and lobby groups. Also included are releases from state departments and administrations, such as transportation, environmental protection, education, public health, safety, and many more.

Latest

27 Apr, 2017, 09:07 ET Abila Introduces Enhancements for MIP Fund Accounting Family of Products, Serving Nonprofits and Associations

Abila, the leading provider of software and services to nonprofits, associations, and government entities, today revealed new product performance...


27 Apr, 2017, 08:11 ET Nureed Saeed first South-Asian-American Muslim candidate for South Orange Board of Trustees; inspiring a whole new group of women to participate

Saeed is the American dream realized. The first born American child of immigrants from Pakistan, Nureed's father came to this country in the late...


26 Apr, 2017, 16:59 ET Daniel Papineau Joins Michigan Chamber of Commerce Lobbying Team

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce announced today that Daniel Papineau has joined the statewide business organization as Director of Tax Policy....


26 Apr, 2017, 16:24 ET EchoStar Welcomes Signing of Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act

EchoStar today issued the following statement regarding the signing of the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act by Governor Bill Haslam on April...


26 Apr, 2017, 13:45 ET Two Casino Fines Approved By the PA Gaming Control Board

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today levied fines totaling $45,000 against two casinos for violations. The fines were the result of Board...


26 Apr, 2017, 12:36 ET Sovereign Health: Protesters Stand Up For Behavioral Health Patients and Ask City of San Clemente to Repeal Ordinances

On April 18, 2017, protesters met outside of a San Clemente City Council meeting to make their voices heard about a discriminatory 2016 ordinance...


26 Apr, 2017, 11:15 ET Wolf Administration, Pennsylvania Health Insurers Urge HHS Secretary Price to Join Them in Protecting Access to Health Insurance for Pennsylvanians

Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller, along with the CEOs of all five health insurers offering individual coverage in Pennsylvania through...


26 Apr, 2017, 09:23 ET Cash 5 Jackpot of $600,000 Won in Luzerne County

A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $600,000 from the Tuesday, April 25, drawing was sold at Turkey Hill, 1370...


26 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Community Brands Expands Family with Addition of NimbleUser

Community Brands, a family of purpose-driven, cause-focused, market-leading technology solution companies for associations and nonprofits, today...


25 Apr, 2017, 15:46 ET DCNR Secretary Celebrates New Boat Launch on Juniata River in Mifflin County, PA

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today helped celebrate a new boat launch and riverfront access on the...


25 Apr, 2017, 12:52 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Charitable Organizations

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 19 charitable organizations, professional solicitors and professional...


24 Apr, 2017, 14:44 ET Secretary of State Encourages Pennsylvanians to Request Absentee Ballots Early

Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés today encouraged Pennsylvanians to submit requests for primary election absentee ballots before the...


24 Apr, 2017, 12:33 ET California pending home sales downshift for third straight month in March, C.A.R. reports

Even with a strong performance in March closed escrow sales, a shortage of available homes and robust price growth that's eating away at...


24 Apr, 2017, 11:00 ET Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Returns More Than $2 Million in Licensing Fees to Local Communities

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today announced the return of more than $2 million in licensing fees to 1,123 municipalities in...


24 Apr, 2017, 10:31 ET PA Lottery Fast Play Games Award Over $20 Million in Prizes

In less than two months since going on sale, the Pennsylvania Lottery's Fast Play games have awarded more than $20 million in prizes to more...


24 Apr, 2017, 09:23 ET Mobile Workshop Promotes Construction & Other Industries

A small coalition made up of Carolinas AGC, the SC Trucking Association, the SC Homebuilders, and the SC Forestry Association have tirelessly...


24 Apr, 2017, 05:30 ET Legislators In 20 U.S. States To Introduce Legislation On Holocaust And Other Genocide Awareness And Prevention

Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect, the independent U.S. national organization among Anne Frank organizations worldwide, has obtained commitments...


21 Apr, 2017, 16:05 ET Pennsylvania Education Secretary Rivera Brings Schools That Teach Tour to Columbia Borough School District

Today, state Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera visited Columbia Borough School District on Governor Wolf's Schools That Teach tour, sharing with...


21 Apr, 2017, 14:48 ET Physician General and Department of Aging Chief Medical Officer Address Opioid Addiction in Older Pennsylvanians

Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine and Department of Aging's Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Galinsky today visited Senior LIFE Reading...


21 Apr, 2017, 13:30 ET Pennsylvania DCNR Secretary Visits Renovo to Learn Plans for River Access to West Branch of the Susquehanna

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today visited Renovo in the Pennsylvania Wilds to learn about...


21 Apr, 2017, 09:34 ET Cash 5 Jackpot of $600,000 Won in Luzerne County

A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $600,000 from the Thursday, April 20, drawing was sold at Turkey Hill, 4003...


21 Apr, 2017, 08:46 ET PA Unemployment Rate Declines to 4.8% in March

Today the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for March 2017. Pennsylvania's unemployment...


21 Apr, 2017, 08:15 ET Abila Recognizes Association and Nonprofit Excellence Award Winners

Abila, the leading provider of software and services to associations, nonprofits, and government entities, honored nine organizations with its...


20 Apr, 2017, 15:50 ET Health Commissioner Tomarken Signs "National Healthcare Decisions Days" Proclamation to Focus Attention on End-of-Life Care Planning Discussions

At today's Suffolk County Board of Health meeting, Health Commissioner James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, signed a proclamation declaring...


20 Apr, 2017, 11:52 ET Wolf Administration Highlights Stream Buffers for Role in Protecting Pennsylvania Water Quality

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today joined...