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.

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Jul 06, 2017, 12:52 ET Bullying in Healthcare and its Threat to Patient Safety

Bullying or aggressive behaviors between healthcare providers can seriously impact safe patient care. "Facility-reported events between...


Jul 06, 2017, 11:17 ET USDA Announces Income Eligibility Guidelines for Free and Reduced School Meals

The Pennsylvania Department of Education today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released federal income...


Jul 06, 2017, 09:34 ET Millionaire Raffle Early Bird Winner Sold in Allegheny County; Only Limited Time Left to Play

The Pennsylvania Lottery today announced the ninth and final $100,000 Early Bird Bonus Drawing winning number as part of the 4th of July...


Jul 06, 2017, 09:25 ET Cash 5 Jackpot of $225,000 Won in Northampton County

A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket for the Wednesday, July 5, drawing was sold at C-Town Supermarkets, 226 E. Third St.,...


Jul 06, 2017, 08:30 ET PA Gaming Control Board Reports Decline of 2% in Slot Machine Revenue during 2016/2017 Fiscal Year

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today reported that slot machine revenue declined 2.2% during the recently completed 2016/2017 state fiscal...


Jul 05, 2017, 16:00 ET Pennsylvania Securities Conference Announces Keynote Speaker

Pennsylvania Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann announced today that Alabama Securities Commission (ASC) Director Joseph Borg...


Jul 05, 2017, 14:27 ET Pennsylvania State Police Announces Independence Day Weekend Enforcement Results

During the four-day Fourth of July holiday driving period, which took place July 1 through July 4, Pennsylvania State Police troopers investigated...


Jul 05, 2017, 14:00 ET Richard Stoff to retire as Ohio Business Roundtable president

Marathon Petroleum CEO and the Chairman of the Ohio Business Roundtable Executive Committee, Gary R. Heminger, announced today that the...


Jul 05, 2017, 10:30 ET Enter the PA Lottery's Gold Fish® Second-Chance Drawing

The Pennsylvania Lottery's new Gold Fish® Second-Chance Drawing is now accepting entries for chances to win 10 cash prizes of $10,000. Players...


Jul 05, 2017, 09:21 ET Cash 5 Jackpot of $800,000 Won in Washington County

A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket for the Monday, July 3, drawing was sold in Washington County. The ticket matched all five...


Jul 05, 2017, 09:00 ET Settlement Will Improve Mental Health and Educational Services For Onondaga County Juveniles

Continued collaboration between lawyers at Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), and Legal Services of Central...


Jul 03, 2017, 15:59 ET Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Issues Statement on Sen. Toomey's Support for Repealing the Affordable Care Act without a Replacement

Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today said Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Pat Toomey's comment supporting repeal of the Affordable Care...


Jul 03, 2017, 15:53 ET Pennsylvania Revenue Department Releases Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Collections

Pennsylvania collected $3.3 billion in General Fund revenue in June, which was $11.2 million, or 0.3 percent, more than anticipated, Secretary of...


Jun 30, 2017, 17:45 ET La Comisionada Laboral de California sanciona a contratista general por el robo de sueldo de su subcontratista

La Comisionada Laboral de California Julie A. Su emitió sanciones de $249,879 contra el contratista general Deacon Corporation de Irvine, junto con...


Jun 30, 2017, 15:10 ET PA Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Visits PSU's Upward Bound Program and Talks Equality on Schools that Teach Tour

Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera today brought the Schools That Teach tour to Penn State University, where he met with high school...


Jun 30, 2017, 14:15 ET Pennsylvania Fine Wine & Good Spirits Stores Will be Open on Independence Day, Other Holidays in 2017

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) reminds customers that hundreds of Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be open Tuesday, July 4 –...


Jun 30, 2017, 10:28 ET Blake Shelton to Sign Bottles of Smithworks® Vodka at Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection Store in Hummelstown

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today announced that award-winning singer, songwriter, and television personality Blake Shelton will...


Jun 30, 2017, 09:57 ET Match 6 Jackpot Winner Worth $4.8 Million Sold in Chester County

The fifth-largest Pennsylvania Lottery Match 6 lotto jackpot on record has been won in Chester County. A jackpot-winning ticket worth $4.8...


Jun 30, 2017, 09:34 ET PA Wolf Administration Stresses Fireworks Safety Ahead of Independence Day Weekend

With the Fourth of July just days away, the Wolf Administration is urging Pennsylvanians to keep fireworks safety and laws in mind....


Jun 29, 2017, 17:32 ET California Labor Commissioner Citation of General Contractor for Subcontractor's Wage Theft Affirmed

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su issued citations of $249,879 against Irvine-based general contractor Deacon Corporation, along with its...


Jun 29, 2017, 16:18 ET Public Works Contractor Registration Fee Increased, Small Project Exemption Established Effective July 1

The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) is advising public works contractors of 2017-2018 State Budget changes that go into effect on July 1....


Jun 29, 2017, 15:46 ET Louisiana Solicitor General Liz Murrill Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Discuss the Lawsuit Against Louisiana's Abortion Clinic Standards

Yesterday, Louisiana Solicitor General, Liz Murrill, appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than...


Jun 29, 2017, 14:24 ET Pennsylvania Department of Health Grants Medical Marijuana Permits for Dispensaries

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today granted 27 dispensary permits for medical marijuana dispensaries. The permittees will now have six...


Jun 29, 2017, 10:44 ET Millionaire Raffle Early Bird Winner Sold in Lancaster County

As the clock ticks down on the Pennsylvania Lottery's 4th of July Millionaire Raffle, the winning ticket number for the game's eighth...


Jun 29, 2017, 09:41 ET PA Lottery Powerball Ticket Worth $100,000 Sold in Philadelphia

A Philadelphia retailer sold a winning Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball® with Power Play® ticket worth $100,000 for the Wednesday, June 28, drawing....