June 22, 2021

Florida: Legislation to Set the Pace for Civics Education in America

FORT MYERS,   FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 5, SB 1108 and HB 233 that will collectively strengthen civics instruction and civics literacy education in Florida’s kindergarten through postsecondary public schools. “I’m proud to sign three bills today that prioritize civics education in our schools,” said Governor Ron DeSantis.  “The sad...

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June 22, 2021

Wisconsin: Designation of Shipwreck Coast National Marine Sanctuary

MADISON, WI (STL.News) Governor Tony Evers today announced the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of National Marine Sanctuaries will publish a final rule for the designation of the Wisconsin Shipwreck Coast National Marine Sanctuary. The sanctuary designation will take effect following a review by the governor and Congress over a 45-day...

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June 22, 2021

West Virginia: Application for 27th Judicial Circuit vacancy

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission will receive applications immediately for the vacancy on the Twenty-Seventh Judicial Circuit serving the County of Wyoming.  The deadline for application and submittal of letters of recommendation is July 7, 2021. Interviews will be held on July 23, 2021, in Charleston, WV. Applications and...

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June 22, 2021

West Virginia: Application for 24th Judicial Circuit Vacancy

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission will receive applications immediately for the vacancy on the Twenty-Fourth Family Court Circuit serving the counties of Berkeley and Jefferson.  The deadline for application and submittal of letters of recommendation is July 7, 2021. ? Interviews will be held on July 23, 2021,? in...

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June 22, 2021

Virginia Governor: Time Capsule on Monument Avenue

RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam today announced plans to replace a 134-year old time capsule embedded in the pedestal foundation of the Robert E. Lee statue located at Monument and Allen Avenues in Richmond.  The Governor is inviting Virginians to suggest new artifacts that represent the Commonwealth of today for a new...

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June 22, 2021

South Carolina: Oshkosh Defense Establishing in Spartanburg County

COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) Oshkosh Defense, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), today announced plans to establish operations in Spartanburg County.  The $155 million investment will create more than 1,000 new jobs. Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Defense is a tactical vehicle manufacturer that specializes in designing and manufacturing a diverse portfolio of...

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June 22, 2021

Rhode Island Governor: Reopening Of Public Restrooms

Providence, RI (STL.News) Governor Dan McKee and Scott Avedisian, CEO of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA), announced today that public restrooms are reopening at three transit facilities in the state.  Restrooms at the Newport Transportation and Visitors Center and the Pawtucket Transit Center reopened recently, and the restrooms at Kennedy Plaza...

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June 22, 2021

Oregon Governor Announces Updates to County Risk Levels

Salem, OR (STL.News) Governor Kate Brown today announced updates to county risk levels under the state’s public health framework to reduce transmission and protect Oregonians from COVID-19.  A complete list of counties and their associated risk levels is available here. Polk County has achieved a 65% adult vaccination rate and has been approved...

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June 22, 2021

New York Governor Announces Administration Appointments

New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced new appointments to his administration. “This pandemic has tested New York state government more than in any time in recent memory, but it was the hard work and dedication of a disciplined team of public servants that allowed us to beat back this virus...

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