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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07:00 ET Miami Herald to Convene Florida Priorities Summit

Miami Herald will mark the culmination of its Florida Influencer Series by hosting the Florida Priorities Summit on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at...


Nov 12, 2018, 14:45 ET Keep Helen Keller in the Classroom

The Dallas Morning News reported in September that the Texas School Board is considering removing Helen Keller from its Grade 3 social studies...


Nov 08, 2018, 19:01 ET The Sacramento Bee to Convene California Priorities Summit

The Sacramento Bee will mark the culmination of its 2018 California Influencer Series by hosting the California Priorities Summit on Friday, November ...


Nov 08, 2018, 15:11 ET Properly Implemented Business Planning Leads to a Sweet Result in Utah State Tax Commission v. See's Candies, Inc.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. ("Berkshire") is the parent holding company of a variety of business interests. At its helm is arguably one of the best...


Nov 07, 2018, 10:00 ET The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Announces Its 2019 List of State's 10 'Places in Peril'

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation released today its 2019 list of 10 Places in Peril in the state. Sites on the list include: Colquitt...


Nov 07, 2018, 00:11 ET We Stand With Seniors Congratulates Governor-elect Newsom and Urges Fulfillment of Campaign Pledge to Develop Statewide Master Plan for Aging

We Stand With Seniors, a statewide campaign focused on educating state leaders on issues facing California's older adult population, congratulates...


Nov 05, 2018, 14:38 ET CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Installs 2019 Leadership Team

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today installed its 2019 Leadership Team. Leading the team is C.A.R. President Jared Martin, a...


Nov 01, 2018, 10:58 ET Flat home prices, stable interest rates lift California housing affordability, C.A.R. reports

More Californians could afford to purchase a home in the third quarter as flat home prices and stable interest rates combined to improve California...


Oct 31, 2018, 13:36 ET Cal/OSHA emite sanciones a contratista de marcos por violaciones deliberadas de las regulaciones de seguridad para pistolas de clavos

Cal/OSHA ha emitido sanciones a Circle M Contractors, Inc. por violaciones deliberadas de las regulaciones de seguridad para pistolas de clavos...


Oct 30, 2018, 15:13 ET Cal/OSHA Issues Citations to Framing Contractor for Willful Violations of Nail Gun Safety Regulations

Cal/OSHA has issued citations to Circle M Contractors, Inc. for willful violations of nail gun safety regulations after a carpenter was seriously...


Oct 30, 2018, 12:33 ET Highland Events Celebrates Passage of AB2020

Highland Events, the nation's leading specialist in curating legal cannabis event concessions, sponsorships and activations for music events,...


Oct 29, 2018, 16:57 ET Bipartisan Sponsors of SB 2641 Defend Consumers, Call for Override of Governor's Amendatory Veto

A coalition of bipartisan lawmakers, Illinois car rental operators, consumer advocates, the American Car Rental Association and the Illinois...


Oct 25, 2018, 10:11 ET Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to Hold Public Input Hearing in Big Beaver Borough on December 4th for Mount Airy's Category 4 Casino Application in Beaver County

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced today that it will hold a public input hearing on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in the social room of the ...


Oct 25, 2018, 09:30 ET Poker Alliance Urging Members and All Florida Voters to Vote No on 3

The largest poker advocacy organization in the United States today sent an email to more than 30,000 members in Florida encouraging them to vote no...


Oct 23, 2018, 17:32 ET South Carolina Expands Economic Development Incentives

New developments in South Carolina (Senate Bill 1043) will affect eligibility requirements for the Job Development Credit and introduce a new...


Oct 23, 2018, 12:00 ET 2018 Deloitte-NASCIO Cybersecurity Study: Top Challenges Persist Since 2010, Calls for Bold Changes

Even as state government Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) have increased their access to and communications with top leaders, the top...


Oct 19, 2018, 13:15 ET WBNS-10TV Airs Face The State Special on the 12th Congressional District Race

WBNS-10TV will air a prime time Face The State special with the candidates of the 12th District, Troy Balderson (R) and Danny O'Connor (D) Saturday,...


Oct 18, 2018, 20:28 ET Equipo de Protección de Leyes Laborales toma medidas para proteger a los trabajadores del Sur de California

El Equipo de Protección de Leyes Laborales de California (LETF, por sus siglas en inglés) ha descubierto violaciones a la seguridad durante...


Oct 18, 2018, 14:08 ET Labor Enforcement Task Force Takes Action to Protect Southern California Workers

California's Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF) has discovered safety violations during targeted inspections that put workers in immediate danger of ...


Oct 18, 2018, 06:00 ET Lazarex Cancer Foundation: 2 Major Victories For Cancer Patients Nationwide As Bills Promoting Equal Access To Cancer Trials Become Law

Lawmakers at both the federal and state level acknowledge the critical nature of breaking patient barriers to cancer clinical trials and pass two...


Oct 16, 2018, 10:13 ET Feinstein Enjoys Double Digit Lead in U.S. Senate Race

A poll released today by 1st Tuesday Campaigns, a new bi-partisan firm focused on state and international ballot referendums and initiatives, showed...


Oct 12, 2018, 17:17 ET Suffolk County District Attorney Candidate Responds to Past Allegations

Recently, the intimate details of my divorce were written about in the press. First, I would like to apologize to all of my supporters and potential...


Oct 11, 2018, 11:05 ET C.A.R. releases its 2019 California Housing Market Forecast

A combination of high home prices and eroding affordability is expected to cut into housing demand and contribute to a weaker housing market in 2019, ...


Oct 10, 2018, 10:00 ET AFGE Endorses New York's Tedra Cobb for Congress

The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Tedra Cobb for election this November to the U.S. House...


Oct 09, 2018, 16:30 ET Registered Florida Voters Reflect Partisan Split, FSC Center For Polling And Policy Research Finds

A new poll just released by the Florida Southern College Center for Polling and Policy Research finds that races for Florida's highest offices...