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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Feb 03, 2017, 15:20 ET PA State Fire Commissioner Announces $30 Million Available for Fire and Volunteer Ambulance Grant Applicants

On behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, State Fire Commissioner Tim Solobay announced today that $30 million in grants will be available to fire and...


Feb 03, 2017, 13:00 ET Slot Machine Revenue Down 2.4% in January According to Report from PA Gaming Control Board

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...


Feb 03, 2017, 11:24 ET NJ Senate Judiciary Stops Public Testimony Against Judicial Nominees, Family Civil Liberties Union Objects

The New Jersey Senate Judiciary Committee announced yesterday that two Gubernatorial Nominees will be interviewed on February 6, 2017 but will not...


Feb 03, 2017, 10:31 ET PDE Awards Farm to School Grants to 30 Pennsylvania Schools

Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera today announced the awarding of Farm to School grants to schools across the state, which will provide...


Feb 02, 2017, 15:53 ET PA Department of Human Services Selected to Speak at National Medicaid Association Workshop

Officials from the Department of Human Services' (DHS) Office of Medical Assistance Programs were selected to participate in a two-day National...


Feb 02, 2017, 15:13 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Trump Immigration Ban Destabilizes Families, Workplaces

Amidst the chaos created by President Trump's executive-order immigration ban last weekend, several Outten & Golden LLP attorneys volunteered...


Feb 02, 2017, 14:00 ET Abila Names Craig Charlton New CEO

Abila, the leading provider of software and services to associations, nonprofits, and government entities, announced today that it has appointed...


Feb 02, 2017, 12:00 ET Tattletale Tax Reporting Law Violates Consumer Privacy, Coloradans Say

An overwhelming majority of Coloradans believe a state law forcing online and catalog businesses to report personal purchase information to state...


Feb 02, 2017, 11:00 ET Groundbreaking PA Treasury Transparency Website Feature Allows Taxpayers to Track General Fund Balance for the First Time

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today unveiled a new, groundbreaking transparency website feature that for the first time allows Pennsylvania...


Feb 02, 2017, 11:00 ET State Museum of Pennsylvania and Jump Street Invite Artists to Enter Art of the State: 2017 Juried Exhibition, 50th Anniversary Edition

The State Museum of Pennsylvania and Jump Street invite artists from across Pennsylvania to apply by Tuesday, February 28 for the opportunity to...


Feb 02, 2017, 10:35 ET PA Insurance Commissioner Marks One-Year Anniversary of One-Stop Shop Flood Insurance Webpage, Notes Number of Private Policies Has More Than Doubled

Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today marked the one-year anniversary of the Insurance Department's one-stop shop flood insurance webpage. She...


Feb 02, 2017, 09:46 ET Pennsylvania Secretary of State Announces Availability of Candidate Petition Packets

Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés announced today that candidate petition forms are available on the Department of State website for anyone...


Feb 02, 2017, 09:25 ET PA Lottery Powerball Ticket Worth $100,000 Sold in Cambria County

One winning Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball® with Power Play® ticket worth $100,000 from the Wednesday, February 1, drawing was sold at Ashville...


Feb 01, 2017, 17:16 ET AEP Ohio's Plan To Expand Advanced Energy Delivery System Approved

AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), today received approval from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to implement its...


Feb 01, 2017, 16:52 ET U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features -- Super Bowl 51: Feb. 5, 2017

Super Bowl 51 will be played Feb. 5, 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The first Super Bowl was played on Jan. 15, 1967, at Los Angeles...


Feb 01, 2017, 16:00 ET Nestlé USA Chooses Arlington, Virginia As New U.S. Headquarters

Arlington County is thrilled to welcome Nestlé USA, a subsidiary of Nestlé S.A., a leading global nutrition, health and wellness company, to its...


Feb 01, 2017, 15:38 ET Searcy Denney Earns Historic Victory in Florida Supreme Court

On January 31, 2017, the Florida Supreme Court in a 4-3 decision found the fee and cost restriction in Aaron Edwards' Claim Bill to be...


Feb 01, 2017, 15:30 ET PA Revenue Department Releases January 2017 Collections

Pennsylvania collected $2.6 billion in General Fund revenue in January, which was $49.8 million, or 1.8 percent, less than anticipated, Secretary...


Feb 01, 2017, 14:18 ET The Pennsylvania State Troopers Association endorses Blair County Judge Wade Kagarise for Pennsylvania Superior Court

Judge Wade A. Kagarise (R-Hollidaysburg) is proud to announce that the Pennsylvania State Troopers Association (http://www.psta.org) members have...


Feb 01, 2017, 13:10 ET Two Casino Fines Approved by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today levied fines totaling $40,000 against two casinos for violations. The fines were the result of Board...


Feb 01, 2017, 12:36 ET Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Announces 2017-2018 Legislative Priorities/Agenda For Growing Michigan's Economy And Reshaping Government

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced legislative priorities for 2017-2018. These priorities were developed by the Chamber's policy...


Feb 01, 2017, 12:12 ET Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Their Blood Pressure Checked During American Heart Month

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy urged all Pennsylvanians, especially women, to get their blood pressure checked during a special...


Feb 01, 2017, 11:57 ET Pennsylvania Department of General Services, PHMC Kick-Off Black History Month, Unveil Trailblazer's Exhibit in East Wing of Capitol

Pennsylvania Department of General Services (DGS) Secretary Curt Topper and Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) Director of...


Feb 01, 2017, 10:44 ET PA 2017 Adult Trout Stocking Schedules Now Available

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) announced today that the 2017 adult trout stocking schedules are now available online and on the...


Feb 01, 2017, 08:30 ET Cicayda Announces Security Veteran Michael Tanji as Cyber Security Strategist

Cicayda, a legal discovery solution delivering 100% cloud-based litigation hold, eDiscovery applications, and litigation support services announces...