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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Apr 09, 2018, 15:22 ET Cal/OSHA sanciona a contratista de techos por violaciones repetidas del riesgo de caídas

Cal/OSHA sancionó a California Premier Roofscapes, Inc. por violaciones repetidas de las normas de seguridad de protección contra caídas y...


Apr 09, 2018, 13:55 ET Pennsylvania State Police Confiscate Heroin, Other Dangerous Drugs Valued at Nearly $6 Million in the First Quarter of 2018

The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers seized $5,717,553 worth of drugs — including heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, and...


Apr 09, 2018, 13:25 ET Wolf Administration Announces Benefits Available for Amputee and Paralyzed Pennsylvania Veterans

During National Limb Loss Awareness Month the Wolf Administration is reminding veterans about its Amputee and Paralyzed Veterans Pension program....


Apr 09, 2018, 11:37 ET Secretary of State Encourages Pennsylvanians to Use Online Voter Registration as Primary Deadline Approaches

Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres today reminded Pennsylvanians that Monday, April 16, is the deadline to register to vote in the May primary...


Apr 09, 2018, 10:37 ET Texas Cannabis Industry Association Warns of Hemp-CBD Seizures

Texas Cannabis Industry Association (TCIA) warns that the Texas Department of State Health Services' (DSHS) is days away from the unprecedented...


Apr 09, 2018, 10:20 ET Cash 5 Jackpot of $650,000 Split in Allegheny, Delaware Counties

Two winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 tickets sold in Allegheny and Delaware counties split a $300,000 jackpot from the Saturday, April 7,...


Apr 09, 2018, 10:15 ET Match 6 Jackpot Worth $4.5 Million Won in Warren County

A Warren County retailer sold a jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Match 6 Lotto ticket worth $4.5 million from the Friday, April 6, drawing....


Apr 09, 2018, 09:32 ET Lisa Vanderpump to Sign Bottles of Signature Rosé at Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection Store in Ardmore, Montgomery County

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today announced that television star, businesswoman, and philanthropist Lisa Vanderpump will sign bottles of...


Apr 06, 2018, 14:17 ET Wolf Administration Announces New Online Resource to Help Pennsylvanians Achieve Financial Capability

Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann today announced a new online resource available to working adults designed to help them...


Apr 05, 2018, 15:36 ET Cal/OSHA Cites Roofing Contractor for Repeat Fall Hazard Violations

Cal/OSHA cited California Premier Roofscapes, Inc. for repeat violations of fall protection safety orders and proposed $134,454 in penalties. The...


Apr 05, 2018, 14:48 ET State Preemption of Local Authority Continues to Rise, According to New Data from the National League of Cities

Today the National League of Cities (NLC), in partnership with state municipal leagues, released an update to its report, City Rights in an Era of...


Apr 05, 2018, 13:49 ET Herrera sues Sessions to restore civil rights protections for the poor, people of color and people with disabilities

City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced today that he had filed a federal lawsuit against U.S. Attorney General Jefferson Sessions over Sessions'...


Apr 05, 2018, 12:57 ET SAF Lawsuit Challenges Gun Ban In Chicago Suburb Of Deerfield

The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a lawsuit against the Chicago suburb of Deerfield, Illinois seeking an injunction against enforcement...


Apr 05, 2018, 11:03 ET Four Fines Levied by PA Gaming Control Board Totaling $62,500

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved fines yesterday totaling $62,500 against three casinos and a gaming service provider for various...


Apr 05, 2018, 10:58 ET Paint companies use scare tactics on Californians to cover their own wrongdoing

Paint manufacturers that lost a recent court ruling are using scare tactics to convince homeowners they will be held criminally liable if their...


Apr 05, 2018, 09:36 ET PA Lottery Fast Play Prize of Over $112,000 Won in Schuylkill County

A Schuylkill County store sold a progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $112,176.50 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Break the Bank Fast Play...


Apr 05, 2018, 09:31 ET Cash 5 Jackpot of $200,000 Won in Butler County

A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold for the Wednesday, April 4, drawing matched all five balls drawn, 01-15-24-30-36, to win...


Apr 04, 2018, 15:00 ET The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Approves Temporary Interactive Gaming Regulations Which Addresses "Skins"

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today approved and posted to its web site Temporary Rules and Regulations 125-215 which, among other...


Apr 04, 2018, 14:04 ET AG Jeff Landry Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Discuss LA Supreme Court's Decision on SOGI Executive Order

Yesterday, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than 240...


Apr 04, 2018, 13:00 ET Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Celebrates Alcohol Awareness Month by Honoring Young Artists for Educating Peers about the Dangers of Underage Drinking

During a ceremony at The State Museum of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today recognized 46 students who participated...


Apr 04, 2018, 13:00 ET The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Approves Operator Change of the Valley Forge Casino Resort to Boyd Gaming

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today approved the Change of Control of the Category 3 Slot Machine Licensee Valley Forge Convention Center...


Apr 04, 2018, 12:00 ET Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing Association, LLC Gains Fifth Category 4 Casino Auction Award

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing Association, LLC, which operates Hollywood Casino at...


Apr 03, 2018, 14:40 ET PA Lottery Scratch-Offs Winners Claim Over $189.7 Million in March

Pennsylvania Lottery Scratch-Offs winners claimed $189,741,003 in prizes during March, including a top prize of $3 million. That winning ticket for...


Apr 03, 2018, 14:03 ET As Lawsuit Challenging NYS Nuclear Subsidies Proceeds In State Court, A Lobbyist Boasts About "Profitable Politics"

News of a former Exelon lobbyist boasting about obtaining multi-billion-dollar subsidies to bail out New York's failing nuclear plants underscores...


Apr 03, 2018, 11:30 ET La industria de los combustibles y las tiendas de conveniencia aboga por los intereses de las pequeñas empresas y las comunidades de California

Hoy, miembros de la Asociación de Comercializadores de Petróleo Independientes de California (California Independent Oil Marketers Association,...