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Pennsylvania Governor: Investments in Water Infrastructure Projects

Governor Wolf Announces $178 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects in 11 Counties Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Governor Tom Wolf today announced the investment of $178 million for 14 drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater projects across 11 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment…

South Carolina: Designer Construction Corporation in Chesterfield County

$4.6 million investment will create 37 new jobs COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) Designer Construction Corporation, a subsidiary of Axhoj Enterprises, today announced plans to establish operations in Chesterfield County.  The $4.6 million investment will create 37 new jobs. Founded in 2000, Designer Construction…

South Dakota Governor: Legislation to Codify Healthcare Flexibilities

PIERRE, South Dakota (STL.News) Today, Governor Kristi Noem announced that she will introduce two pieces of legislation to codify executive orders that originally provided flexibility to healthcare providers in response to COVID-19.  The two pieces of legislation cover telehealth and recognition of…

South Dakota Governor Thanks President Trump for Pardons

PIERRE, South Dakota (STL.News) Today, Governor Kristi Noem thanked President Donald J. Trump for three pardons issued to South Dakotans.  President Trump issued pardons to John Nystrom; Gregory, Deborah, and Martin Jorgensen (posthumously);  and Jessica “Jessi” Frease. “I am tremendously thankful to…

Statement of Acting Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen

Statement of Acting Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen Regarding Nationwide Safety and Security for Inauguration Day (STL.News) Tomorrow, the Nation and the world will witness an orderly and peaceful transfer of power in the United States, as the Chief Justice…

Kwame’ Leon Weaver Sentenced To Ten Years’ Imprisonment

Dealer In Fentanyl And Fentanyl Analogues, Kwame’ Leon Weaver Sentenced To Ten Years’ Imprisonment Tampa, FL (STL.News) U.S. District Judge William F. Jung has sentenced Kwame’ Leon Weaver (31, Clearwater) to 10 years in federal prison for possessing a mixture…

Dow Chemical Company will Reduce Harmful Air Pollution

Dow Chemical Company and Two Subsidiaries will Reduce Harmful Air Pollution at Four U.S. Chemical Plants (STL.News) The Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) announced a settlement with Dow…

U.S. Attorney Mark A. Klaassen Announces resignation

United States Attorney Mark A. Klaassen Announces resignation Cheyenne, WY (STL.News) United States Attorney Mark A. Klaassen, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, has announced his resignation from office effective midnight January 31, 2021.  Upon his resignation, Klaassen will be taking a post…

Connecticut Governor Lamont Appointed Co-Chair of NGA

Governor Lamont Appointed Co-Chair of National Governors Association’s Pandemic and Disaster Response Task Force HARTFORD, CT (STL.News) Governor Ned Lamont  today announced that he has been appointed co-chair of the National Governors Association’s (NGA) Pandemic and Disaster Response Task Force. …

Kentucky Governor Beshear to Co-Chair National Task Force

Kentucky Governor Beshear to Co-Chair National Task Force on Economic Recovery and Revitalization FRANKFORT, KY (STL.News) Today, the National Governors Association (NGA) announced that Gov. Andy Beshear will lead a bipartisan task force to guide states in their economic recovery and revitalization efforts…

Texas: Hugo Gomez Sentenced on Gun and Drug Charges

Texas Man, Hugo Gomez Sentenced to 240 Months in Federal Prison on Gun and Drug Charges (STL.News) United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced that U.S. District Judge Brian A. Jackson sentenced Hugo Gomez, age 34, of Laredo, Texas, to…

U.S. Attorney Statement On Kwame Kilpatrick’S Sentence

STATEMENT OF UNITED STATES ATTORNEY MATTHEW SCHNEIDER ON KWAME KILPATRICK’S SENTENCE COMMUTATION (STL.News) “My position on the disgraced former Mayor of Detroit has not changed.  Kwame Kilpatrick has earned every day he served in federal prison for the horrible crimes…