Politics

June 14, 2021

New York: Completion of Development Project in Oswego

Governor Cuomo Announces Construction Completion of $3.1 Million Resiliency and Economic Development Project in City Of Oswego New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced construction has completed at Wright’s Landing Marina in the City of Oswego.  The $3.1 million project is part of the Governor’s Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative.  The...

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June 14, 2021

Virginia Governor Proclaims June 13–19 Agriculture Week

Special events will celebrate the Commonwealth’s farmers, agribusinesses, and agricultural community RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam has issued a proclamation declaring June 13–19 as Virginia Agriculture Week to recognize and celebrate the many contributions of the Commonwealth’s agricultural community.  The Governor, First Lady, and Northam Administration officials will visit sites throughout Virginia...

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June 14, 2021

Rhode Island Governor: COVID-19 Test Site Consolidation Plan

Providence, RI (STL.News) Due to a shift in strategy and focus in the State’s COVID-19 response, Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) are announcing their plan to consolidate State-run COVID-19 test sites. As the pandemic evolves, the State’s testing strategy has become more targeted. Rhode Island is...

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June 14, 2021

Pennsylvania Governor Joins Democrats to Discuss RGGI Benefits

Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) As Pennsylvania moves forward towards reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions by participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), Governor Tom Wolf joined state Sen. Carolyn Comitta and state Rep. Dianne Herrin, who are introducing legislation that would target funding from RGGI proceeds to communities impacted by climate change. “Participating...

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June 14, 2021

U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy Meeting

Washington, DC (STL.News) The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy (ACPD) will hold a virtual public meeting from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, June 17, 2021, focused on “Innovative Public Diplomacy Responses to China’s Influence Strategies.”  A panel of experts on China’s information and public diplomacy initiatives, including Min Mitchell,...

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June 14, 2021

Oklahoma Governor Congratulates Softball Team

Oklahoma City, OK (STL.News) Governor Kevin Stitt called University of Oklahoma head softball coach Patty Gasso today to congratulate her team for winning the 2021 Women’s College World Series national championship.  The Sooners won the title with a 5-1 victory over Florida State Thursday afternoon in front of almost 11,000 fans at USA Softball...

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June 14, 2021

New Jersey Governor on Passing of Candy Straight

TRENTON  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy released the following statement on the Passing of Candy Straight “Tammy and I are saddened to learn of the death of Candy Straight who, while never holding public office, was a tremendous influence on numerous women who have.  She served multiple administrations in formal roles and...

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June 14, 2021

Missouri Governor Signs Hb 85, 2nd Amendment Preservation Act

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Governor Mike Parson signed HB 85 into law, establishing the Second Amendment Preservation Act in Missouri. “Throughout my law enforcement career and now as Governor of the state of Missouri, I have and always will stand for the Constitution and our Second Amendment rights,” Governor Parson said.  “This legislation...

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June 14, 2021

DC Mayor: FairShot Budget Investments to Bring Back Jobs

Washington, DC (STL.News) On Monday, June 14, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will highlight investments in her Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget proposal that spur job growth for residents and ensure the District attracts new, high-growth companies.  The Mayor’s #FairShot FY22 budget proposal includes robust investments in business attraction and retention,...

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June 14, 2021

Texas Governor Extends Winter Storm Disaster Declaration

Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor  Greg Abbott Extends Winter Storm Disaster Declaration For June 2021 TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME: WHEREAS, I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas, issued a disaster proclamation on February 12, 2021, certifying under Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code that the severe...

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