Category: Politics

Pennsylvania Agriculture Ready to Combat Climate Change

Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Governor Tom Wolf today called for U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to implement a $737 million Chesapeake Bay Resilient Farms Initiative to support Pennsylvania farmers in their desire to take a stand against […] Source link

Ohio Governor DeWine Launches New Grant Program

COLUMBUS, OH (STL.News) Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced that the Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Grant program will begin accepting applications online starting today. Funded as part of Ohio’s 2022-2023 operating budget, the program will provide […] Source link

Vermont Governor: Opening Of The Lamoille Valley Rail Trail

Montpelier, VT (STL.News) Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont Agency of Transportation (AOT) today announced the opening of an additional 6.3 miles of the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail (LVRT) between Sheldon and Highgate.  This section of trail begins […] Source link

Vermont Governor Phil Scott On Labor Day

Montpelier, VT (STL.News) Governor Phil Scott today issued the following statement: “Today we recognize and thank the workers of our great country – the men and women who support their families, fuel our economy, and continue to build […] Source link

West Virginia Governor Urges More Vaccinations

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News)  With the number of COVID-related hospitalizations and ICU patients in West Virginia at their highest points since the pandemic’s biggest wave in January – and still climbing – Gov. Justice continued pleading for more […] Source link

New York Governor Kathy Hochul on Rosh Hashanah

New York (STL.News) Governor Kathy Hochul released the following statement on Rosh Hashanah “Tonight at sundown our Jewish neighbors will begin observing Rosh Hashanah, a time of renewal, reflection, and recommitment to our values.  Rosh Hashanah is also an […] Source link

New York: Designation of COVID-19 as an Airborne Infectious Disease

Governor Kathy Hochul Announces Designation of COVID-19 as an Airborne Infectious Disease Under New York State’s HERO Act New York (STL.News) Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the commissioner of health has designated COVID-19 a highly contagious communicable disease that […] Source link

President Joseph R. Biden Approves New Jersey Disaster Declaration

TRENTON, NJ (STL.News) President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the State of New Jersey and ordered Federal aid to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected […] Source link

Delaware Governor’s OVS Awards Nominations Open

Nominations Open for Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards; Submission Deadline is Sept. 27 NEW CASTLE  DE (STL.News) Nominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Monday, […] Source link

Louisiana Governor: Hotel Rooms for First Responders

Gov. Edwards Signs Proclamation Protecting Hotel Rooms for First Responders, Health Care Essential Employees, and Utility Workers in Louisiana following Hurricane Ida Baton Rouge,  LA (STL.News)  Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a proclamation in an effort to […] Source link

US State Department: Brazil Independence Day

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I congratulate Brazil on the 199th anniversary of its independence. The United […] Source link

Secretary Blinken’s Call with UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs

Washington, DC (STL.News) The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke yesterday with the UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.  Secretary […] Source link