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Jun 17, 2019, 12:32 ET Lower interest rates perk up May home sales as median price reaches another high, C.A.R. reports

California's median home price edged higher to another peak for the second straight month as lower interest rates helped bolster home sales in May,...


Jun 14, 2019, 08:37 ET Suffrage Flag Sewn Live on Capitol Steps on Flag Day

WHO: Michigan Women Forward & Her Flag WHAT: Celebrating 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage WHEN: FLAG DAY, Friday, June 14, Noon – 1 p.m. WHERE:...


Jun 13, 2019, 14:52 ET Women Employed Celebrates Illinois Legislative Victories for Women and Families

Following determined advocacy from Women Employed, our partner organizations, and supporters, the Illinois General Assembly has passed a number of...


Jun 11, 2019, 16:05 ET Duke Energy Progress files annual adjustments with North Carolina Utilities Commission for customers in North Carolina

Duke Energy Progress today made its annual filings with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) for costs associated with fuel, compliance...


Jun 10, 2019, 13:56 ET California State Auditor Opens Online Applications For The 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission

The California State Auditor, Elaine M. Howle, announced online applications are now open for qualified Californians to apply for the 2020 Citizens...


Jun 07, 2019, 14:30 ET Consumers Energy Starts New Era for Renewable Energy in Michigan with Approval of Clean Energy Plan

Consumers Energy today received approval from state regulators for its Clean Energy Plan, ushering in a new era for renewable energy in Michigan. The ...


Jun 05, 2019, 11:00 ET Record Number of Legislators to Attend NCLGS Summer Meeting, July 12-14 in Minneapolis

A Summer Meeting-record number of legislators will be in attendance when the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States convenes July 12-14...


May 31, 2019, 14:25 ET New York State and Cornell University Launch Multi-Million Dollar Global Food and Agriculture Business Competition within Upstate NY Innovation Cluster

New York State and Cornell University today announced a transformative competition and forthcoming investment in Upstate New York's food and...


May 31, 2019, 11:01 ET REFORM Alliance Takes First Major Legislative Action to Transform Pennsylvania's Oppressive Probation & Parole System

Today REFORM Alliance joined bipartisan bill sponsors Rep. Jordan Harris (D-Philadelphia) and Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) as they introduced...


May 30, 2019, 09:50 ET Massachusetts Hospitals Stockpile $1.6 Billion in Cayman Islands and other Offshore Accounts; Nurses Call for Financial Transparency

Hospital corporations across Massachusetts have placed at least $1.6 billion in the Cayman Islands and other well-known offshore tax havens, leading...


May 29, 2019, 13:28 ET A Workforce Win - Mobile Trades Initiative Approved in South Carolina

Carolinas AGC (CAGC) is proud to be the only commercial construction association involved in successfully pushing for state funding for a critical...


May 24, 2019, 08:47 ET Florida Realtors® applauds Governor DeSantis, Florida Legislature for Assignment of Benefits reform

Florida Realtors®, the state's largest professional trade association with more than 187,000 members, applauds Gov. Ron DeSantis' signing into law...


May 20, 2019, 13:22 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Moves Election Day Operations to PEMA

To further strengthen election security, the Department of State (DOS) is moving its election-day operations for the May 21 primary to the...


May 20, 2019, 11:20 ET Ojai Energetics and SoCal Farms Unveil First Hemp Farm

Ojai Energetics https://www.ojaienergetics.com/ and SoCal Farms officially announced the first hemp farm located in Los Angeles County. Ojai...


May 17, 2019, 10:45 ET Royal Oak Taxpayers Protest 'Invite Only' City Center Development Celebration

More than a dozen residents were joined by Royal Oak Mayoral Candidate Stephen Miller and commission candidate Tom Hallock today in protesting the...


May 16, 2019, 12:28 ET California home sales stumble into spring home buying season as median price sets another record, C.A.R. reports

California home sales remained muted entering the spring homebuying season as soft buyer demand continues to challenge the market, the CALIFORNIA...


May 13, 2019, 17:36 ET Líderes en ciencias y política de California discuten los impactos de la anemia de células falciformes

En un enorme paso para los californianos impactados por la anemia de células falciformes, líderes en ciencias y política de atención a la salud se...


May 13, 2019, 12:18 ET California Leaders in Science and Policy Discuss Impacts of Sickle Cell Disease

In a monumental step for Californians impacted by sickle cell disease, leaders in science and health care policy met last week at "The Impacts of...


May 08, 2019, 12:54 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Certifies Sixth New Voting System with Paper Record and Advanced Security

Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar has certified a sixth new voting system that provides a paper record so voters can verify their choices...


May 07, 2019, 13:45 ET Michigan Chamber Applauds State Senate For Vote To Lower The High Cost Of Car Insurance

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement applauding the Michigan Senate for its vote today to reform the state's broken and...


May 02, 2019, 16:57 ET New CBO Analysis of Administration's Proposed Rebate Rule Confirms Higher Premiums and Federal Spending

Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO JC Scott issued the following statement on the Congressional Budget Office's...


May 02, 2019, 10:28 ET Solidarity HealthShare Founder Speaking Out Against "Assisted Suicide" Laws; Calls on Legislators to Stop Silencing the Dying

Chris Faddis, co-founder of Solidarity HealthShare, says it's time for Catholics to defend and protect the terminally ill by respecting the dignity...


May 01, 2019, 16:08 ET Discovery Institute's education expert applauds Idaho's move towards student-centered learning

"Idaho's model education legislation is an outstanding step in the right direction," according to Don Nielsen, former Seattle School Board President...


May 01, 2019, 08:57 ET Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month, spotlighting lifelong careers through multiple job fairs

As the hospitality industry ramps up hiring for peak tourism season in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed May as Careers in Hospitality Month....


Apr 30, 2019, 09:15 ET Town of Geneva to Direct Geneva Community Power Sustainability Grant to Storm Water Control

On April 30, 2019, the Town of Geneva announced its intention to undertake a storm water control project that will benefit Seneca Lake. If 400 people ...