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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Oct 21, 2020, 17:33 ET Kik Announces Settlement with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - On October 21, 2020, Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New...


Oct 21, 2020, 15:02 ET Rhode Island to Launch Virtual Career Center powered by Google Cloud as part of "Back to Work RI" Initiative

The State of Rhode Island and Google Cloud today announced they are working together on an initiative that will dramatically expand access to key...


Oct 21, 2020, 11:04 ET 77% Say Health Care is an Important Influence on Presidential Vote -- Insure.com Survey

Insure.com announces survey results from 1,000 people who answered questions about politics and health care. More than three-quarters of respondents...


Oct 20, 2020, 08:00 ET New Report Ranks America's Governors on Policy Leadership and Pandemic Response

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) today released the first ever Governors ranking, the 2020 Laffer-ALEC Report on Economic Freedom....


Oct 19, 2020, 11:43 ET California housing market outperforms expectations, breaking record high median price for fourth straight month, C.A.R. reports

California's home-buying season extended further into September as home sales climbed to their highest level in more than a decade, and the median...


Oct 18, 2020, 18:33 ET Yes On Prop 24 Campaign Announces Endorsements From CA Black Newspapers And Prominent Community Leaders Like The NAACP

Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced endorsements from some of the biggest black newspapers in California, including the: Los Angeles...


Oct 17, 2020, 17:22 ET Opposition to Prop 24 unites liberal, moderate and conservative advocates

Proposition 24's anticipated harm to consumers, workers, immigrants and small business has created an uncommon alliance of opponents that spans the...


Oct 15, 2020, 12:15 ET The Colorado Department of Higher Education deploys Regent Education's CASFA solution to allow Colorado ASSET students to apply for state financial aid

The Colorado Department of Higher Education is enabling Colorado students that historically have not qualified for federal aid to complete an...


Oct 14, 2020, 10:00 ET New Report Examines Medicaid's Critical Role in Providing Long-Term Care Coverage for Older Americans

With healthcare and long-term care costs rising at much higher rates than wages or salaries, it is becoming more difficult for Americans to afford...


Oct 13, 2020, 10:00 ET C.A.R. releases its 2021 California Housing Market Forecast

Low mortgage interest rates and pent-up demand from a desire for homeownership will bolster California home sales in 2021, but economic uncertainty...


Oct 10, 2020, 19:42 ET 15 Newspaper Editorials Oppose Prop 24

Editorials in fifteen daily newspapers urge readers to vote no on Proposition 24, the deceptive "privacy" initiative on California's November ballot. ...


Oct 09, 2020, 21:03 ET Proposition 24 eliminates privacy when you travel

Proposition 24 contains a one-word change to current law that dramatically curtails privacy protections for Californians when they travel, according...


Oct 05, 2020, 14:52 ET TEA Announces Additional Innovative Learning Solutions for K-12 English and Spanish, and K-5 Science to Support Schools Across Texas

ICYMI The Texas Education Agency announced Great Minds as the creator of PhD Science TEKS Edition for Texas home learning for Grades K–5. This...


Oct 02, 2020, 21:00 ET Dmitriy Yakubovich is Running for Commissioner of Hallandale Beach Commission Seat 4. He Asks Residents to Vote for Him in the November 3rd Election.

Dmitriy Yakubovich is a candidate for Commissioner of Hallandale Beach City Commission, Seat 4. He wants to bring reform to the Hallandale Beach City ...


Sep 30, 2020, 21:41 ET Ameren Illinois petitions Illinois Commerce Commission to protect downstate customers from unnecessary cost increases

Ameren Illinois has asked the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to comply with an important consumer safeguard which was designed to prevent energy...


Sep 30, 2020, 19:23 ET Prop 24 is a Pay for Privacy Scheme, Experts Warn

Privacy advocates have sounded the alarm that Proposition 24 expands the power of big business to charge consumers higher fees to stop the selling or ...


Sep 30, 2020, 13:00 ET Science Must Drive Clinical Practice, Public Health Policy

Newswise -- The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has released a position statement calling for all healthcare decision-making to...


Sep 30, 2020, 10:03 ET The Center for Baby & Adult Hygiene Products Issues Statement on Passage of California AB 1989

The Center for Baby & Adult Hygiene Products (BAHP) released the following statement from Executive Director Jane Wishneff on the passage of...


Sep 30, 2020, 09:00 ET SenesTech Maps Out Plan for Increased Use of ContraPest® in Integrated Pest Management in California

SenesTech, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNES), a developer of proprietary technologies for managing animal pest populations through fertility control, today...


Sep 29, 2020, 08:38 ET PawPAC Announces 2020 Endorsements for California Statewide Offices

PawPAC, a California-based nonpartisan humane legislative group with a 40-year history of animal advocacy, has released its 2020 endorsement list of...


Sep 25, 2020, 18:55 ET In response to Governor Newsom signing Assembly Bill 2149 into law Postmates along with other concerned parties, Dine Black LA and the Latino Restaurant Association has released the following statement:

Postmates "Upon signing Assembly Bill 2149, Governor Newsom has cut off a lifeline for 40,000 local California restaurants which have relied in part...


Sep 24, 2020, 18:00 ET National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match Urges Congress to Quickly Pass Reauthorization Bill to Protect Access to Life Saving Bone Marrow and Cord Blood Transplants

Today, Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) introduced the TRANSPLANT Act (S. 4762), which will provide for the timely reauthorization of the C.W. Bill Young...


Sep 24, 2020, 15:21 ET Playboy Launches Cannabis Law Reform And Advocacy Campaign

Playboy today announced a cannabis law reform and advocacy campaign that continues its decades-long work to push for legalization, decriminalization...


Sep 24, 2020, 10:17 ET Proud Moments ABA Therapy Celebrates the Signature of A.10741, a Bill Allowing the State Education Department to extend Autism Therapist Permits for a Year

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues in the United States, parents of special needs children, including those diagnosed on the autism spectrum, have a...


Sep 23, 2020, 12:38 ET PSE&G Gains Approval for Landmark Clean Energy Future-Energy Efficiency Program

The centerpiece of Public Service Electric and Gas Co.'s (PSE&G) landmark Clean Energy Future proposal was approved today by the New Jersey Board of...