• Thu. Apr 15th, 2021

Florida Lottery: Thomas Yi Won $235.4 Million Jackpot

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Thomas Yi, 23, of Land O’ Lakes, claimed a $235.4 million jackpot prize from the POWERBALL® drawing held on March 27, 2021 at Florida…

South Carolina: Palmetto Yacht Management in Clarendon County

COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) Palmetto Yacht Management, a marine transport company, today announced plans to establish operations in Clarendon County.  The more than $3.7 million investment will create 211 new jobs over the…

Rhode Island: Sabina Matos Sworn in as 70th Lt. Governor

Providence, RI (STL.News) Sabina Matos was sworn in as the 70th Lt. Governor of Rhode Island in the Governor’s State Room at the State House.  The Lt. Governor, her husband Patrick Ward…

Texas: Film Friendly Designation For The City Of Pilot Point

Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott announced that the City of Pilot Point, having completed the multi-step training and certification process, has been designated as a Film Friendly Texas community by the Texas Film Commission,…

Pennsylvania Governor: Partnership to Connect OUD Treatment

Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Governor Tom Wolf announced a partnership developed by the departments of Human Services and Corrections that will better connect people who are being released from state correctional institutions with opioid use…

Virginia: Lawrence Brothers, Inc.to Expand in Tazewell County

RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam announced that Lawrence Brothers, Inc., an industry leader in battery tray fabrication and manufacturing of motive power trays, ground support systems, and transformer components, will invest $3.2…

Texas Governor: Disaster Declaration In Response To Drought Conditions

Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott  issues disaster declaration in response to drought conditions in April 2021. TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME: I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas,…

Nebraska Governor: Rural Workforce Housing Fund Recipients

LINCOLN, NE (STL.News) Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) announced the recipients of $9,126,500 in grants under the 2020 round of Nebraska’s Rural Workforce Housing Fund (RWHF). Created…

Texas Governor Announces Star Of Texas Nominations

Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott today announced that nominations for the 2021 Star of Texas Awards, which honor peace officers, firefighters, emergency medical first responders, and federal law enforcement who were seriously injured…

New York: Protections for Closure of Indian Point Nuclear Power Facility

New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a joint proposal with Holtec International and its subsidiaries to safely close the Indian Point nuclear power facility in the lower Hudson Valley.  The…

New York Governor: $25 Million Energy Management Program

New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the $25 million Real Time Energy Management + Tenants Program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by increasing energy efficiency in commercial spaces as office…

Texas Governor Urges To Designate Mexican Drug Cartels

Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Joe Biden and Vice President and Border Czar Kamala Harris encouraging the federal government to designate Mexican drug cartels as foreign terrorist…

New Jersey Governor Announces Nominations for Port Authority

TRENTON  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy today announced his intent to nominate Michelle Richardson, Dana Martinotti, and Robert Menendez, Jr. to the Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of New York…

Texas Governor Appoints Okpa to State Securities Board

Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott has appointed EE Okpa to the State Securities Board for a term set to expire January 20, 2027.  The board registers securities offered and sold in Texas and…

Minnesota Governor Appoints Grace Arnold as Commissioner

ST. PAUL, MN (STL.News) Governor Tim Walz appointed Grace Arnold as Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Commerce. Arnold’s strong experience in health care and insurance policy most recently includes her service…

Minnesota Governor: $135 Million Child Care Funding

Governor Walz Announces $135 Million in Federal Funding to Support Child Care in Minnesota Funding will support providers and improve access to child care for families impacted by the COVID-19…

Minnesota Governor Walz Announce Appointments

ST. PAUL, MN (STL.News) Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan today announced the following appointments to the Statewide Independent Living Council, Young Women’s Initiative Council, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources,…

Minnesota Governor Walz Extends Peacetime Emergency

ST. PAUL, MN (STL.News) As Minnesota continues to ramp up vaccination distribution and monitor new variants of COVID-19, Governor Tim Walz today signed Executive Order 21-19 to extend the peacetime emergency in…

Maine Governor Mills Continues State of Civil Emergency

Augusta, ME (STL.News) Governor Janet Mills  extended the State of Civil Emergency (PDF) through May 13, 2021.  The Governor’s decision to extend the emergency is in line with nearly every other state in…