September 14, 2020

Wisconsin Gov. Evers Announces $8 Million TRAVEL Grants Program for Tourism Industry

Grant application period open for tourism promotion and development organizations to support tourism operations, marketing impacted by COVID-19 MADISON, WI (STL.News) Gov. Tony Evers and Tourism Secretary-designee Sara Meaney today announced the launch of the Tourism Relief to Accelerate Vitality and Economic Lift (TRAVEL) stimulus grant program.  This $8 million effort is...

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September 14, 2020

Nebraska Gov. Ricketts, Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs Recognize & Pledge Support for Military Caregivers

LINCOLN, NE (STL.News) Today, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed military caregivers as “Hidden Heroes” during a morning ceremony at the State Capitol.  The Governor and Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs (NDVA) Director John Hilgert also announced that Nebraska has taken steps to become a Hidden Heroes state, joining the Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s initiative...

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September 14, 2020

US Department of State: International Day of Democracy

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Secretary Of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: In recognition of the International Day of Democracy on September 15, we reaffirm the right of every citizen to take part in the processes of democratic self-governance. Democracies are accountable to their citizens. They respect the Rule of...

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September 14, 2020

US Department of State: Deputy Secretary Biegun’s Participation in the First U.S.-Mekong Partnership Ministerial Meeting

Deputy Secretary Biegun’s Participation in the First U.S.-Mekong Partnership Ministerial Meeting to Launch the Mekong-U.S. Partnership Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: On Friday, September 11, the United States, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and the ASEAN Secretariat launched the Mekong-U.S. Partnership.  The Partnership will...

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September 14, 2020

Wisconsin Gov. Evers, OCI Commissioner Afable, DHS Secretary-designee Palm Encourage Wisconsinites Who Lost Health Insurance Anytime this Year to Enroll

MADISON, WI (STL.News) Gov. Tony Evers, with Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Mark Afable and Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm, today encouraged Wisconsinites who have lost their health insurance coverage at any point this year to visit HealthCare.gov to enroll in healthcare coverage that works for them. The Federal Emergency...

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September 14, 2020

Colorado Gov. Polis Releases Statement on 2021 Stock Show

DENVER, CO (STL.News) Colorado Governor Jared Polis today released the following statement on the National Western Stock Show’s decision to postpone the show until 2022: “The National Western Stock Show is a proud tradition in our state and one of the ways we can all come together to celebrate agriculture in Colorado and...

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September 14, 2020

Arizona Sends Help To States Battling Wildfires

PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) As wildfires endanger lives and property in places like California, Oregon and Washington, Arizona is stepping up to send help.  State agencies including the Arizona National Guard and the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, along with local and federal response teams based in Arizona, are sending assets...

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