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June 18, 2021

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Aakash Patel

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Aakash Patel to the Hillsborough Community College District Board of Trustees. Aakash Patel Patel, of Tampa, is Founder and President of Elevate Inc. Previously, he was Director of Business Development for Chamber.com.  Patel is Chair of the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough...

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June 18, 2021

Florida Governor Appoints Ismare Monreal & Michael Bileca

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Ismare Monreal and Michael Bileca to the Miami Dade College District Board of Trustees. Ismare Monreal Monreal, of Miami, is the Acting Vice President and Dean of Students at Johnson and Wales University. She has volunteered her time with the United Way...

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June 18, 2021

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Charles Broadway

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Charles Broadway to the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Information Systems Council. Charles Broadway Broadway, of Groveland, is the Clermont Police Department’s Chief of Police. Previously, he was a Special Agent Supervisor with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.  Broadway is a member...

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June 18, 2021

Florida Governor Appoints Two to the Criminal Justice STC

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Michael Kessie and James Sewell to the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Michael Kessie Kessie, of Bradenton, is the New College of Florida Police Department’s Chief of Police.  Previously, he served as a Patrol Officer, Sergeant, Detective Lieutenant, Assistant Chief and...

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June 18, 2021

California Governor Newsom Statement on May Jobs Report

SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News)  released the following statement regarding today’s May jobs report, which showed that California added 104,500 jobs in May – the fourth consecutive month of six-figure job gains, following the 102,000 jobs created in April, 132,400 jobs created in March and 156,100 jobs created in February: “California continues to...

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June 18, 2021

Maine’s Mobile Vaccination Unit Ends Mission

Maine’s Mobile Vaccination Unit Ends Mission After Delivering More Than 10,000 COVID-19 Vaccinations 2,500-mile route ends in Old Orchard Beach Augusta, ME (STL.News) After administering more than 10,000 vaccinations across 12 communities in Maine since its launch on April 12, the Maine Mobile Vaccination Unit (MVU) will end its mission today, Friday,...

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June 18, 2021

Louisiana Governor: Drainage & Infrastructure Project

LSUA Hosts Gov. John Bel Edwards for the Drainage & Infrastructure Project Groundbreaking Baton Rouge,  LA (STL.News) Louisiana State University of Alexandria (LSUA) Hosted Gov. John Bel Edwards today for a groundbreaking for the Drainage and Infrastructure Project on the LSUA campus. After more than 10 years of working to secure federal...

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June 18, 2021

Kentucky Governor: Funds to be Invested in Early Childhood Initiatives

Gov. Beshear Announces Nearly $6 Million of Additional Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement Funds to be Invested in Early Childhood Initiatives Frankfort, KY (STL.News) Gov. Andy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman announced today that the Kentucky Governor’s Office of Early Childhood (GOEC) will receive nearly $6 million in additional funds from the annual...

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June 18, 2021

West Virginia Day: State’s Birthday Celebration & Vaccine Lottery

WEST VIRGINIA DAY: State’s birthday celebration and first “Do it for Babydog” vaccine lottery prize giveaway scheduled for June 20 at Capitol Complex CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice is inviting all West Virginians to the State Capitol Complex in Charleston this Sunday, June 20, 2021, for a day of fun in celebration...

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June 18, 2021

South Dakota: Website for Medical Cannabis Program

PIERRE, SD (STL.News) Governor  Kristi Noem along with the South Dakota Department of Health and the South Dakota Department of Education, launched medcannabis.sd.gov, a website to answer questions and provide information about the upcoming medical cannabis program set to take effect on July 1, 2021. “One of my jobs as governor is to...

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June 18, 2021

North Carolina Governor: Your Shot at a Million

Op-Ed for Publication from Governor Cooper: Your Shot at a Million, Our Shot at Defeating the Pandemic for Good Note to media — please feel free to use this op-ed from Governor Cooper for publication. It can also be found on Governor Cooper’s Medium page. Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Hugging our friends. Cheering...

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June 18, 2021

North Carolina Governor Proclaims June 19 as Juneteenth Day

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Governor Roy Cooper proclaimed June 19 as Juneteenth Day in North Carolina, honoring the oldest known commemoration of the abolition of slavery in the United States. “As we celebrate Black heritage, history and freedom, it’s critical that we also take this opportunity to both celebrate the progress we’ve made and...

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