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Aug 16, 2019, 11:00 ET Pennsylvania Fantasy Contests Revenue Up 42% in July

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today posted on its web site July's Fantasy Contest Revenue Report which shows revenue produced of $1,244,168...


Aug 15, 2019, 17:43 ET Advocacy Group Vows to Overturn NJ Ruling Temporarily Suspending Aid-in-Dying Law

Compassion & Choices is vowing to overturn a New Jersey judge's ruling temporarily suspending the implementation of the state's new medical...


Aug 15, 2019, 17:43 ET City Administrator Carlos Fandino at Storage Week: "Vernon is Aiming to be the First California Municipality to Achieve 100% Renewable Energy"

The City of Vernon's City Administrator Carlos Fandino appeared at the annual StorageWeekPlus, a conference for policymakers, renewable energy and...


Aug 15, 2019, 12:35 ET California home sales perk up in July for first time in more than a year, C.A.R. reports

The lowest mortgage interest rates in nearly three years helped jump start California's housing market to post the first year-over-year sales gain...


Aug 14, 2019, 19:17 ET Vote Cancelled on Commissioner Lara's "Creative" Wildfire Insurance Bill After Dept. of Finance, Consumer Advocates Expose It As Unnecessary Taxpayer Boondoggle

A wildfire insurance bill sponsored by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara stalled in the state Assembly today in the face of objections raised by...


Aug 14, 2019, 15:15 ET At NCD's recommendation, all U.S. dental schools will train students to manage treatment of people with intellectual, developmental disabilities

As recommended by the National Council on Disability (NCD), all U.S. dental schools must now revamp their curricula and training programs to be...


Aug 14, 2019, 14:30 ET Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Awards Category 4 License to The Cordish Companies

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today voted unanimously to award a license to Stadium Casino, LLC, a division of The Cordish Companies, to...


Aug 13, 2019, 12:15 ET Diamond Resorts Applauds North Carolina for Enacting Legislation to Expand the State's Timeshare Industry

Diamond Resorts®, a global leader in the hospitality, vacation ownership and entertainment industries, applauds North Carolina lawmakers for...


Aug 13, 2019, 06:00 ET NICB: New Texas Law Closes Fraud Loophole

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today issued the following statement, attributed to its Vice President of Government Affairs Alan Haskins, ...


Aug 12, 2019, 13:01 ET JAMA Study: Illinois Ranks 13th in World for Organ Donation

According to a study published in the Aug. 8 edition of JAMA, Illinois is ranked 13th in the world when it comes to organ donation. Still, there are...


Aug 09, 2019, 13:00 ET Self-Exclusion Program for Video Gaming Terminals Launched by Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) today announced that a self-help tool for individuals to voluntarily exclude themselves from...


Aug 07, 2019, 13:18 ET California Approves B20 Biodiesel in Underground Storage Tanks

California has cleared the way for storing biodiesel blends of up to 20 percent (B20) in underground storage tanks, removing the last major barrier...


Aug 07, 2019, 10:00 ET California housing affordability dips in second quarter 2019, C.A.R. reports

Higher home prices negated the lowest interest rates in more than a year and reduced Californians' ability to afford a home purchase in the second...


Aug 06, 2019, 10:00 ET Bloomberg Government Introduces Comprehensive State Government Affairs Solution

Bloomberg Government today announced the launch of Bloomberg Government: State, an integrated state-focused news, directory, legislative and...


Aug 05, 2019, 13:14 ET National Limousine Association and Greater California Livery Association (GCLA) Implore California Governor Gavin Newsom to Fight for Rightful Employee Status Classification of Ride-Hailing Services

The National Limousine Association (NLA) and the Greater California Livery Association (GCLA) urge Governor Gavin Newsom of California to...


Aug 05, 2019, 11:27 ET Citizens For A Pro-Business Delaware Begin $150,000 Spend In Radio Ads To Call For Transparency In The Chancery Court

After countless strategic attempts to demand accountability from the Chancery Court, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware will be making their...


Aug 01, 2019, 14:47 ET Group Releases Education Video, Online Tools about NJ Medical Aid-in-Dying Law That Takes Effect Today

Compassion & Choices released a new video today to educate New Jerseyans about the Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act that takes effect...


Aug 01, 2019, 08:00 ET New Poll Reveals California Voters Want the State to Meet Many Challenges Facing Older Adults, Families

An overwhelming majority of California voters support Governor Newsom's Executive Order calling for a Master Plan for Aging (Master Plan), according...


Jul 31, 2019, 12:01 ET Senate Confirms Sean Jordan as U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas

Jackson Walker is pleased to announce that the Senate on Tuesday confirmed Sean D. Jordan as a U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas. ...


Jul 30, 2019, 17:24 ET American Legion Welcomes President's Signing of LEGION Act

The head of the nation's largest veterans organization thanked President Trump for signing a bipartisan act which will recognize veterans who served...


Jul 30, 2019, 17:08 ET California State Auditor Announces More Than 10,300 Applications Submitted for 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission

The California State Auditor announced today that more than 10,300 Californians have submitted an application to serve on the 2020 Citizens...


Jul 30, 2019, 06:11 ET VaxRights calls for financial review and open public comments on SB 276

On July 10, 2019, SB 276- which would give a specially created State position the power to review and deny medical exemptions, went into Suspension...


Jul 29, 2019, 12:48 ET AARP And OLLI Co-Host Legislative Breakfast In Peoria

AARP Illinois is co-hosting a legislative breakfast with Bradley University's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) so Illinoisans 50-plus can...


Jul 25, 2019, 14:37 ET California REALTORS® applaud statewide leaders' endorsement of SB 50

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement on new endorsements of Sen. Scott Wiener's (D-San Francisco)...


Jul 25, 2019, 09:00 ET U.S. Conference of Mayors Adopts Edge Data Protection and Physical Infrastructure Resiliency Resolution

The nation's mayors at their 87th annual meeting in Honolulu, HI unanimously approved a Data Protection at the Edge Resolution sponsored by Mayor...