Kansas Governor: COVID-19 Telehealth Funding

Maryam Shah

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly encouraged Kansas medical and behavioral health providers to apply for the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) COVID-19 Telehealth Program.  Qualifying providers have the opportunity to apply for federal funding between April 29 at 11 AM CT and May 6 at 11 AM CT. “Since the pandemic began, my […]

New York Governor Cuomo on Deadly Incident in Israel

Maryam Shah

New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo released the following statement on Deadly Incident in Israel “I am heartbroken by the tragedy that occurred overnight on Mount Meron in Israel.  The loss of life as thousands celebrated a joyous holiday is devastating.  New York sends its thoughts and prayers to the families of […]

18th Annual Project Safe Neighborhoods Logo Contest Winners

Waqar Nawaz

United States Attorney’s Office Announces 18th Annual Project Safe Neighborhoods Logo Contest Winners Charleston, S.C (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney M. Rhett DeHart announced today the winners of the United States Attorney’s Office’s 18th Annual Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Logo Contest, which was open to all South Carolina grade school […]

Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 24, 2021

Waqar Nawaz

Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 24, 2021 Collects More Than 11,000 Pounds of Prescription Drugs in Maryland Sites Around Maryland Collected and Safely Disposed of Unused and Unneeded Prescription Medications, Which Often Lead to Opioid Abuse Baltimore, MD (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland […]

California Governor Newsom Announces 8 Appointments

Maryam Shah

Sacramento,  CA (STL.News) Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: Elizabeth A. Heidig, 62, of Sacramento, has been appointed Deputy Director at the Office of Administrative Law.  Heidig has been Assistant Chief Counsel at the Office of Administrative Law since 2016, where she was Senior Counsel from 2011 to 2016 and Staff […]

Colorado Governor Visits USPS Vaccination Clinic in Denver

Maryam Shah

DENVER, CO (STL.News) as part of Governor Jared Polis’ Vaccines for All efforts, the Governor visited a USPS vaccination clinic that serves Denver’s Postal Service workers. So far, more than 2,300 U.S. Postal Service workers across Colorado have received their vaccine at clinics hosted in partnership between USPS and the State of Colorado. […]

DC Mayor: COVID-19 Recovery Investments for Schools

Maryam Shah

Washington, DC (STL.News) Mayor Muriel Bowser announced an additional $14 million in recovery funding for DC Public Schools’(DCPS) school budgets for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22), the fiscal year that covers the upcoming 2021-2022 School Year.  These additional recovery funds, supported through the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act’s Elementary and Secondary School […]

Kansas: Electric Transmission Line Construction in Wichita

Maryam Shah

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly ceremonially signed a bill that will require electric utilities to take certain steps before exercising eminent domain to construct an urban electric transmission line in Kansas. “This bipartisan, commonsense legislation ensures Kansans can communicate openly with utilities about new transmission lines that may affect their homes, businesses, […]

U.S. Mediation Team Travel to Lebanon

Maryam Shah

Washington, DC (STL.News) The U.S. team mediating the Israel-Lebanon Maritime Boundary negotiations, led by Ambassador John P. Desrocher, will travel to Lebanon on May 3.  The U.S. team will mediate talks between representatives from the governments of Israel and Lebanon on the disputed maritime boundary, beginning May 4.  The resumption of […]

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Algerian Foreign Minister

Maryam Shah

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: ? Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum spoke today. Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Boukadoum discussed further strengthening the bilateral relationship founded on shared values and mutual interests.  They discussed opportunities to increase cooperation in Africa […]

G7 Foreign and Development Ministers’ Meeting

Maryam Shah

Washington, DC (STL.News) Ned Price, Department Spokesperson released the following statement: Secretary of State Antony Blinken is attending the G7 Foreign and Development Ministers’ Meeting in London, United Kingdom, May 3-5, 2021.  The Secretary has said wherever the rules for international security and the global economy are being written, America will be […]

US State Department: Marshall Islands Constitution Day

Maryam Shah

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands on your 42nd Constitution Day.  The United States and the Marshall Islands share a historic friendship underpinned by […]

The Most Successful Student Startups

Marty Smith

(STL.News) Young people seem to be the most ambitious representatives of humankind, so it is not surprising they do their best to come up with genius ideas and become rich.  Of course, often money is not the main driving force but rather a very pleasant bonus.  Many students try to […]

Arizona SEC: $2.8 Million For National Guard Border Mission

Maryam Shah

PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) The State Emergency Council, convened today by Governor Doug Ducey, voted to allocate up to $2,536,500 from the Governor’s Emergency Fund to help fund the Arizona National Guard border mission.  The Council also approved an additional $200,000 for the Search and Rescue Fund to support county sheriffs. The funding will […]

Arizona Governor: $27 Million To Support K-12 Students

Maryam Shah

PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) Governor Doug Ducey announced Arizona is distributing $26.5 million to support Summer learning programs, reach struggling students, enhance student achievement and expand tutoring opportunities. “Our teachers, students and families have worked hard to stay on track and ensure Arizona kids have all the support they need,” said Governor Ducey.  “We need […]