Category: Politics

Massachusetts to Lift COVID Restrictions May 29

Baker-Polito Administration to Lift COVID Restrictions May 29, State to Meet Vaccination Goal by Beginning of June Commonwealth Will Adopt CDC Face Covering Guidance BOSTON, MA (STL.News) The Baker-Polito Administration announced that the Commonwealth is on track to meet the goal of…

Maryland Reports Lowest Number of COVID Cases Since March 2020

Positivity Rate Falls to 2.51%, Tying Lowest Level on Record Case Rate Per 100K Falls to Lowest Level Since July 2020 ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) Governor Larry Hogan announced that the State of Maryland is reporting its lowest number of new COVID-19 cases since March…

Maryland: Emergency Rental Assistance for Local Jurisdictions

Governor Hogan Announces $192.9 Million in Additional Emergency Rental Assistance Awards to Local Jurisdictions Funds Support Local Initiatives to Help Tenants Affected By COVID-19 Pandemic State to Reopen Assisted Housing Relief Program ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) Governor Larry Hogan announced an additional $192.9 million in…

North Dakota Governor Appoints Gracie Lian to Board of Higher Education

Burgum appoints Gracie Lian as student member on North Dakota Board of Higher Education BISMARCK, ND (STL.News) Gov. Doug Burgum appointed University of North Dakota student Gracie Lian to a one-year term as the student representative on the state Board of Higher Education….

North Dakota Governor Thanks Steinwand for 15 Years Service

Burgum thanks Steinwand for service after Game and Fish Department director announces retirement BISMARCK, ND (STL.News) Gov. Doug Burgum thanked Terry Steinwand Director North Dakota Game and Fish Department for his more than 15 years of transformational leadership of the agency, after Steinwand…

North Carolina Governor: May as Military Appreciation Month

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed May as Military Appreciation Month to honor the contributions and sacrifices North Carolina’s servicemembers, veterans and their families have made for North Carolina and the nation. “We owe a deep debt of gratitude to the servicemembers…

North Carolina Governor Reappoints Jaki Shelton Green as Poet Laureate

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Governor Roy Cooper announced that he would reappoint poet, teacher, and community advocate Jaki Shelton Green as North Carolina’s poet laureate. “Jaki Shelton Green has a remarkable ability to connect with people from all walks of life through the literary arts,”…

New York: 4 Pop-Up Vaccination Sites at MTA Stations

Governor Cuomo Announces Four Pop-Up Vaccination Sites at MTA Stations to Continue Operating Following Success of Pilot Program New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced four pop-up vaccination sites at MTA station stops will continue operating through Saturday, May 22 following the…

South Carolina: Siemens Expands in Spartanburg County

$36 million investment creates more than 180 new jobs COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) Siemens, a leading global technology company that specializes in industrial modernization, infrastructure and mobility, today announced the completion of a 52,000-square-foot facility expansion in Spartanburg County.  The $36 million investment…

United States & Iceland: Reaffirming Shared Commitments

Washington, DC (STL.News) Ned Price, Department Spokesperson released the following statement: “I’ll also represent the United States at next month’s ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council, where I’ll reaffirm America’s commitment to meeting our climate goals and encourage other Arctic nations to…

West Virginia: Application for Eleventh Family Court Circuit Vacancy

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission will receive applications immediately for the pending vacancy on the Eleventh Family Court Circuit, serving the County of Kanawha.  The deadline for application and submittal of letters of recommendation is Friday, May 28, 2021. …

Utah Governor Sets May 19 For Special Legislative Session

SALT LAKE CITY  UT (STL.News) Gov. Spencer J. Cox called state legislators to meet in special session on Wednesday, May 19 at 9:30 a.m. Gov. Cox authorized 22 issues to be considered by lawmakers including crucial budget issues involving federal funds available…