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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…

Kansas Governor Kelly: Vaccine Equity Taskforce Meeting

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly kicked off the first COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Taskforce meeting on Wednesday to promote equitable vaccine distribution in vulnerable communities across Kansas.  By engaging leaders across diverse organizations…

Indiana Governor on the State Revenue Forecast

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (STL.News) Gov. Eric J. Holcomb offered the following statement regarding the revenue forecast: “Indiana continues to significantly outperform national economic averages, providing our state a unique opportunity to accelerate our growth…

Colorado Governor: New VIZIO Tech Innovation Office

Denver Expansion Office Begins Recruitment of 100 New Tech Employees DENVER, CO (STL.News) Governor Jared Polis and the Office of Economic Development and International Trade announced that VIZIO (NYSE: VZIO), the American-based television…

California Governor Newsom Announces 7 Appointments

SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News) California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: Katie D. James, 51, of Woodland, has been appointed Chief of the Office of Victim Services at the California Department of Corrections…

Arizona Governor: Legislation for Veteran Suicide Prevention

Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation enhancing efforts to prevent veteran suicide and ensure Arizona’s heroes have the support and resources they need. House Bill (HB) 2542 allows the Arizona Department…

Arizona Governor: Legislation To Honor Fred Korematsu

PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation to honor WWII internment camp survivor Fred Korematsu and his tireless commitment to equal justice under the law. Senate Bill (SB) 1800 calls for the…

Alabama Governor Signs SB 352 to Waive Interest on Late Payments

MONTGOMERY, AL (STL.News) Governor Kay Ivey  has signed SB 352 to waive interest on late payments on individual 2020 income taxes. Earlier this year, the U.S. Treasury Department and IRS extended the federal…

Arizona Governor Appoints Major General Ted Maxwell

PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) Governor Doug Ducey announced the appointment of retired Major General Ted Maxwell to the Arizona State Transportation Board, filling the final spot on the board. “Major General Maxwell brings a…

Kentucky Governor Beshear Visits St. Elizabeth Healthcare

Gov. Beshear Visits St. Elizabeth Healthcare to Celebrate Hospital’s 100,000th COVID-19 Vaccination Governor encourages all Kentuckians 16 and older to sign up for their ‘shot of hope’ at more than…

Kansas Governor: $24 Million Grant to Replace School Buildings

Governor Laura Kelly Announces over $24 Million Federal Grant to Replace School Building on Fort Riley Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly announced that the Department of Defense awarded over $24.3 million to…

Maryland Governor: 80% of Seniors & 50% of Adults Vaccinated

Governor Hogan Announces More Than 80% of Seniors, More Than 50% of Adults Have Received COVID-19 Vaccine ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) Governor Larry Hogan announced that, according to official CDC data, more than 80%…

New York Governor Cuomo Announces Round 3 Awards

Governor Cuomo Announces Round 3 Awards from Western New York Workforce Development Challenge More Than $1.5 Million Awarded to Four Local Not-for-Profits to Support Workforce Training in Technology, Tourism and…

North Carolina: Polykemi to Establish Operation in Gaston County

Plastic Manufacturer to Establish First North American Operation in Gaston County Polykemi AB to invest $11 million in Gastonia Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Polykemi AB, a Swedish manufacturer of plastic compounds, will create…

Pennsylvania: Sharp Bringing Jobs to Lehigh Valley Region

Gov. Wolf Announces Packaging Manufacturer Bringing Hundreds of New Jobs to Lehigh Valley Region after Expanding with Third PA Location Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Governor Tom Wolf announced that Sharp, a global leader in…

Pennsylvania Governor: $2 Million Funding to Organizations

Governor Wolf Awards $2 Million in Funding to Community Organizations Impacted by COVID-19 Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Governor Tom Wolf announced that 43 projects totaling nearly $2 million have been approved for funding under…

Nebraska Designated as a “Second Amendment Sanctuary State”

LINCOLN, NE (STL.News) Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he had signed a proclamation designating Nebraska as a “Second Amendment Sanctuary State.”  The proclamation is symbolic, and reaffirms Nebraska’s support for the right to…

Montana Governor: Executive Order Prohibiting Vaccine Passports

HELENA, MT (STL.News) Governor Greg Gianforte today issued an executive order prohibiting the state-sponsored development and required use of so-called vaccine passports in Montana. “I strongly encourage Montanans to get a safe, effective…

Rhode Island Governor McKee Signs Act on Climate

NEWPORT, RI (STL.News) Governor Dan McKee, joined by Attorney General Peter Neronha, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner, House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio and legislative sponsors, signed into law…