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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14:41 ET National Safety Month Gives Opportunity to Evaluate State Investments that Support Active Transportation and Walkability

June is National Safety Month, a good time to look at the design of communities and how they support safe, active transportation. The Safe Routes...


13:06 ET CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® WomanUP!® Conference opens next week

In an effort to inspire women to step into real estate brokerage leadership, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) will present its...


11:00 ET Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Issues First Monthly Fantasy Sports Contests Revenue Report

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today posted on its web site the initial Fantasy Sports Contests revenue report. The report provides a...


09:19 ET PA Small Business Owners Believe State Should Help Workers Save for Retirement, According to New AARP Study

Pennsylvania's small business owners are concerned that their employees aren't saving enough money for retirement and believe state government...


Jun 19, 2018, 17:58 ET SAF, CCRKBA Warn I-1639 Sponsors That 'Unreadable' Petitions Violate Law

The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today warned sponsors of anti-gun Initiative 1639 via a...


Jun 19, 2018, 13:32 ET California median home price sets new record as home sales dial back in May, C.A.R. reports

California's median home price reached a new high in May, while home sales retreated both on a monthly and annual basis, wiping out most of the...


Jun 19, 2018, 12:43 ET PA Lottery Fast Play Prize of Over $134,000 Won in Sullivan Co.

A progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $134,071 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Break the Bank Fast Play game was sold in Sullivan County on...


Jun 19, 2018, 11:07 ET Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new guidance to help manufacturers implement protections against potential attacks on the U.S. food supply

In the U.S., we enjoy one of the safest food supplies in the world. The FDA takes its responsibility to protect the U.S. food supply very...


Jun 19, 2018, 11:00 ET Pew: Most States Don't Know What They Spend on Disasters

The costs of helping communities recover from natural disasters are rising, yet most states do not comprehensively track these expenditures,...


Jun 19, 2018, 10:23 ET Tickets Sold in Gettysburg and Pine Grove Split Cash 5 Jackpot

Two winning tickets sold in Adams and Schuylkill counties split a Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 jackpot worth $400,000 from the Monday, June 18,...


Jun 19, 2018, 10:00 ET Pennsylvania State Police Launches Body Camera Pilot Program

Acting Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Commissioner Lieutenant Colonel Robert Evanchick announced this week that the department has deployed its...


Jun 19, 2018, 09:10 ET United Spinal to Host Arkansas Disability Advocate Cheri Arnold for "Roll on Capitol Hill" in D.C.

United Spinal Association will host Cheri Arnold from Arkansas at its 7th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill (ROCH), June 24-27 in Washington, D.C., along...


Jun 18, 2018, 16:32 ET Republican State Leadership Committee: The Efficiency Gap is "Sociological Gobbledygook"

In a victory for Wisconsin voters, the Supreme Court today dismissed the closely watched Gill v. Whitford case as lacking standing, saying the...


Jun 18, 2018, 14:16 ET Fish & Boat Commission Seeks Applicants for Clean Vessel Act Grant Program

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is requesting applications from interested parties seeking funding under the Clean Vessel Act...


Jun 18, 2018, 14:13 ET Fish & Boat Commission Seeks Applicants for Boating Infrastructure Grant Program

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is requesting proposals from interested parties seeking funding under the Boating Infrastructure...


Jun 18, 2018, 13:17 ET Consumer Watchdog Report Warns of Enron All Over Again As Governor Jerry Brown And Electricity Deregulation Era Fixers Poised To Rip Off California Ratepayers With Revival Of Western Power Trading Casino

California leaders are being pressed by former allies of Enron and energy traders who ripped off the state to gamble away California's energy...


Jun 18, 2018, 12:34 ET MNA: Mass. SJC Rules Ballot Measure to Set Safe Patient Limits is Valid Decision Clears Path for Patient Safety Act to Be on the Ballot in November

Today's ruling by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) to validate a pending ballot measure – A Law Relative to Patient Safety and...


Jun 18, 2018, 12:06 ET PLCB Now Accepting Sealed Bids for Sixth Auction of Expired Restaurant Licenses

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today issued an invitation for bids to award 25 expired restaurant licenses in the sixth license...


Jun 18, 2018, 11:26 ET PA Lottery Fast Play Prize of Over $102,000 Won in Williamsport

A progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $102,567.50 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Triple Win Fast Play game was sold in Lycoming County on...


Jun 18, 2018, 11:09 ET PA Lottery Fast Play Prize of Over $146,000 Won in Pittsburgh

An Allegheny County retailer sold a progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $146,209 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Triple Win Fast Play game on...


Jun 18, 2018, 11:00 ET Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Reports Slight Increase in Tables Games Revenue in May

Figures released and posted today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on its web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, display tables games...


Jun 18, 2018, 10:43 ET Treasure Hunt Ticket Worth $106,000 Sold in Scranton

A Lackawanna County store sold a jackpot-winning Treasure Hunt ticket worth $106,000, less withholding, for the Friday, June 15, drawing. The...


Jun 15, 2018, 16:18 ET Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection in Gettysburg

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today welcomed local officials and the public to the grand re-opening of the Fine Wine & Good...


Jun 15, 2018, 15:36 ET Iniciativa Cal 3 aprobada para votación en todo el estado en noviembre

Los californianos obtienen posibilidad de votar opción por tres estados Citizens for Cal 3 (cal3.com) anunció hoy la aprobación de la...


Jun 15, 2018, 13:23 ET Cal 3 Initiative Approved for Statewide Ballot in November

Citizens for Cal 3 (cal3.com) today announced their ballot initiative was approved for inclusion on the statewide election this November. This...