U.S. State Policy The latest releases regarding matters of U.S. State policy, such as administrative decisions, local, state, and federal lawmaking and changes, and the operation of government programs. Find information on new educational, health, business and safety initiatives, as well as resource development programs, conservation efforts, and legislative reform campaigns. Also included are stories about budget concerns, issues of oversight, accountability, and investigation.

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11:38 ET Delaware agribusiness - Farming the 21st Century way

Delaware's agribusiness sector is growing, as ag-science companies expand their presence and the state approves additional farmland preservation....


Jul 18, 2019, 10:15 ET Total Pennsylvania Gaming and Fantasy Contest Revenue Exceeds $3.3 Billion During 2018/2019 State Fiscal Year

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today reported for the first-time combined fiscal year revenue figures that include sports wagering and fantasy ...


Jul 18, 2019, 09:30 ET ISRA Challenges Law Requiring Gun Dealers to Obtain a State License

The Illinois State Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit challenging the state licensure measure Governor JB Pritzker signed into law shortly after...


Jul 17, 2019, 16:55 ET CAP Welcomes Addition of Independent Dispute Resolution Process to No Surprises Act

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) appreciates the progress achieved during today's legislative markup of the No Surprise Act by the House...


Jul 17, 2019, 12:28 ET Governor Cuomo Approved Legislation which Requires Unregulated Children's Camps to Disclose to Parents That They are Not Subject to Department of Health Regulation and Oversight

With camp season in full swing, The New York State Camp Directors Association and the American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey applauds...


Jul 17, 2019, 12:07 ET California home sales retreat in June, but 2019 housing market outlook revised upward, C.A.R. reports

After rebounding in May, California home sales fell below the benchmark 400,000 level in June as sales declined from both the previous month and...


Jul 15, 2019, 12:29 ET PHFA accepting bids for the purchase of additional mixed-use development tax credits

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency announced today that it is accepting bids for the purchase of an additional $1 million in mixed-use...


Jul 12, 2019, 17:40 ET Beyond Pesticides: Montgomery County Legal Victory a Win for Public Health and the Environment, Loss for Pesticide Industry Bullying

Today Maryland's highest court upheld the right of local governments to restrict the use of toxic lawn care pesticides more stringently than the...


Jul 12, 2019, 13:47 ET Alcohol Justice informa: El Comité GO de la Asamblea de California ignora el alarmante análisis de costo-beneficio del proyecto de ley para mantener a los bares abiertos hasta las 4am, aprueba el SB 58

Alcohol Justice y la California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) están expresando su gran decepción hoy con el Comité Organización Gubernamental (GO)...


Jul 11, 2019, 17:22 ET Alcohol Justice Reports: California Assembly GO Committee Ignores Frightening 4 A.M. Bar Bill Cost-Benefit Analysis, Passes SB 58

Alcohol Justice and California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) are expressing extreme disappointment today with the members of the California State...


Jul 11, 2019, 07:30 ET National Campaign for State Constitutional Amendments Declares Success for Florida 2020 Ballot with 1.5 Million Petitions

Formed to combat the growing trend of local governments across the country giving legal voting rights to non-citizens, Citizen Voters announced that...


Jul 10, 2019, 09:00 ET HempStaff, Cannabis Recruiters and Trainers, Ramp Up for Cannabis Legalization in Illinois

Congratulations, Illinois! You are the first state to legalize cannabis through a state legislature! HempStaff is the Cannabis & Hemp Industry's...


Jul 08, 2019, 13:45 ET Citizens for Pro-Business Delaware to Announce New Platform to Increase Transparency in the State's Government & Judicial System

**ADVISORY** For July 10, 2019 Following a recent report by the Center for Public Integrity that listed Delaware 48th in the Nation for transparency...


Jul 05, 2019, 15:20 ET Famela Ramos Announces Rally Supporting Congressman Duncan Hunter Monday July 8th at 9 AM San Diego Federal Courthouse 333 West Broadway

Famela Ramos announced today an invitation for like-minded citizens to join her in protesting the unfair treatment Congressman Duncan Hunter has been ...


Jul 02, 2019, 22:11 ET Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors on Trump Administration's Decision to Drop Citizenship Question on Census

Below is a statement from U.S Conference of Mayors President, Rochester Hills (MI) Mayor Bryan Barnett, on the Trump Administration's announcement...


Jul 02, 2019, 21:00 ET CVS Health Applauds Hawaii For Establishing Prescription Drug Take Back Programs Across the State

As part of its commitment to helping build healthier communities, CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today applauded...


Jul 02, 2019, 15:00 ET Attorney Mark Nolan: Tennessee Soon to Have 'Hands-Free' Driving Starting July 1, 2019

As the Batson Nolan law firm's Managing Member, Mark Nolan says, "We've been hearing about legislative efforts to protect Tennesseans on the road for ...


Jul 01, 2019, 17:18 ET The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the National Crime Prevention Council collaborate to raise awareness about counterfeit goods

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) are collaborating to raise public awareness of ...


Jun 27, 2019, 18:15 ET Seattle Foundation's and Philanthropy Northwest's Census Outreach Efforts Invest $1.5 Million to Support Hard-to-Count Communities in Washington State

While the Supreme Court's ruling today delays a decision on the inclusion of a citizenship question in United States Census 2020, two coalitions...


Jun 27, 2019, 15:54 ET Maine Signs Historic Student Hunger Bill Into Law; More than 45,000 Maine students to get Breakfast After the Bell through critically needed new law

Tusk / Montgomery Philanthropies today commended Governor Janet Mills and the state legislature for signing Breakfast After the Bell legislation into ...


Jun 27, 2019, 14:00 ET National Comprehensive Cancer Network Convenes Summit to Address Evolving Role of State Health Policy in Cancer Care

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)—an alliance of 28 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education—convened ...


Jun 27, 2019, 12:14 ET Bion Announces Key Legislation Approved in Pennsylvania Senate

Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: BNET), a developer of advanced livestock waste treatment technology, announced that Pennsylvania Senate ...


Jun 26, 2019, 11:00 ET Future of Lotteries to be Examined at Summer Meeting of Legislators from Gaming States, July 12-14 in Minneapolis

The evolution of state lotteries into multi-faceted gaming providers will be the focus of the Committee on Lotteries when the National Council of...


Jun 25, 2019, 18:33 ET USW, Labor Organizations Call on Pa. Senate to Reject E-Verify

District 10 of the United Steelworkers (USW) union, which represents more than 40,000 USW members in Pennsylvania, along with other labor...


Jun 24, 2019, 13:02 ET Mathematics ties media coverage of gun control to upticks in gun purchases

For the first time, researchers have shown a causal link between print news media coverage of U.S. gun control policy in the wake of mass shooting...