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 11, 2017, 10:08 ET State Police Seize Heroin, Other Prohibited Drugs Valued at More Than $7 Million in the Third Quarter of 2017

The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers confiscated $7,408,050 in heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines, and other prohibited drugs...


Oct 11, 2017, 10:04 ET Three Winning Cash 5 Tickets Share $1.2 Million Jackpot

Three winning tickets shared a Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 jackpot worth $1.2 million from the Tuesday, October 10, drawing. Each ticket matched...


Oct 10, 2017, 10:32 ET Treasure Hunt Jackpot Split in Cumberland County and Philadelphia

Two winning tickets split a $120,000 Pennsylvania Lottery Treasure Hunt jackpot from the Friday, October 6, drawing. Each ticket matched all five...


Oct 09, 2017, 15:33 ET Cal/OSHA Alienta a Trabajadores y Empleadores a que Revisen Procedimientos sobre la Reducción del Riesgo al Virus de la Hepatitis A

Cal/OSHA alienta a trabajadores y empleadores en riesgo de exponerse al virus de la hepatitis A a que revisen procedimientos de prevención en el...


Oct 09, 2017, 15:13 ET Cal/OSHA Encourages Employers and Workers to Protect Against Exposure to Hepatitis A Virus

Cal/OSHA is encouraging employers and workers at risk of exposure to the hepatitis A virus to review preventive measures posted online. Hepatitis A...


Oct 09, 2017, 14:26 ET L.A. Mayor Ducks Speaking Out Against Delta Tunnels After Contributions From Pom Wonderful Juice Makers And Other Private Interests, Says Consumer Watchdog

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has refused to speak out against impending tax and rate hikes on Angelenos to fund the Delta Tunnels on the eve of...


Oct 09, 2017, 13:48 ET Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence Endorses Phil Murphy for Governor of New Jersey

The Brady Campaign is pleased to endorse Phil Murphy for New Jersey Governor. Brady Co-Presidents Kris Brown and Avery Gardiner had the following...


Oct 09, 2017, 09:43 ET ISRA: Rep. Moylan Revives His Divisive Campaign Against Law-Abiding Firearm Owners

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): While people of good conscience ponder the aftermath of the...


Oct 08, 2017, 10:57 ET Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island Have Added Naturopathic Medicine as a Regulated Healthcare Practice

Three states added naturopathic medicine as a regulated healthcare practice in the past year: Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island....


Oct 06, 2017, 09:59 ET The G.I.R.L. Agenda Powered by Girl Scouts Launches to Mobilize Civic Action, Providing Tools for the Public and New Badge for Youngest Members

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today launches the G.I.R.L.SM Agenda Powered by Girl Scouts, a nonpartisan initiative to inspire, prepare, and...


Oct 06, 2017, 09:53 ET Match 6 Jackpot Winner Worth $1.1 Million Sold in Allegheny County

A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Match 6 Lotto ticket worth $1.1 million from the Thursday, October 5, drawing was sold in Allegheny County....


Oct 05, 2017, 14:10 ET In Wake of Equifax Breach, Wolf Administration Offers Scam Prevention Tips to Businesses

Following the Equifax data breach in September, Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann today advised businesses to examine their...


Oct 05, 2017, 12:05 ET State of North Carolina Partners with Western Governors University to Establish WGU North Carolina

North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest announced today a new partnership that establishes WGU North Carolina, nc.wgu.edu, an online,...


Oct 05, 2017, 10:15 ET Wolf Administration, Partners Announce Innovative Program Designed to Reduce Recidivism through Financial Education

Public and private partners gathered today at the headquarters of PSECU to announce a pioneering partnership and program that aims at reducing...


Oct 05, 2017, 09:00 ET 10th Annual PA Gaming Control Board Report on Casino Industry Diversity Provides Employment and Expenditure Information

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today released its 10th Annual Diversity Report providing a description of each casino's activities related...


Oct 04, 2017, 16:49 ET Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Issues Statement on Proposed Monetization of PLCB Profits

Following Governor Wolf's announcement today regarding securitization of Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) profits, Board Chairman Tim...


Oct 04, 2017, 13:00 ET PA Gaming Control Board Levies Fines Against Three Casinos Totaling $77,500

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved fines totaling $77,500 against three casinos for various violations. The fines were the result of...


Oct 04, 2017, 06:00 ET Cuba Travel Services' Statement in Response to Travel Warning - Cuba is Still Safe for U.S. Travelers

On September 29, 2017, The U.S. State Department issued a Cuba Travel Warning as a result of some unidentified attacks against numerous U.S....


Oct 03, 2017, 16:15 ET ISRA: Liberty Will Not Be Deterred By Cynical Defeatists

The following statement was released today by Richard Pearson, Executive Director of the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): "Like all people...


Oct 03, 2017, 15:12 ET Over $155 Million in PA Lottery Scratch-Offs Prizes Won in September

Pennsylvania Lottery Scratch-Offs players claimed $155,449,325 in prizes during September, including top prizes of $3 million and $1 million....


Oct 03, 2017, 14:04 ET NASCIO, Grant Thornton and CompTIA Release 2017 State CIO Survey

Shifting business models, emerging technologies that redefine "IT" and the drive to implement digital government lead a long list of challenges...


Oct 03, 2017, 11:15 ET Secretary of State Reminds Pennsylvanians That Voter Registration Deadline is One Week Away

Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés today reminded Pennsylvanians they have one week left to register to vote in the November election. He...


Oct 03, 2017, 10:00 ET Pennsylvania Slot Machine Revenue Up 1.7% in September

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported today that gross revenue from the play at slot machines at the 12 casinos rose 1.7% in September of...


Oct 03, 2017, 09:39 ET Cash 5 Jackpot of $325,000 Won in Lehigh County

A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket for the Monday, October 2, drawing was sold at 7-Eleven, 11 E. Susquehanna St., Allentown. The...


Oct 02, 2017, 14:00 ET Wolf Administration Emphasizes Importance of Practical Financial Skills for Students

Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann and Department of Education Executive Deputy Secretary David W. Volkman addressed high...