Texas Governor Extends COVID-19 Disaster Declaration

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Austin, TX (STL.News) TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME: WHEREAS, I, Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, issued a disaster proclamation on March 13, 2020, certifying under Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) poses an imminent threat of disaster for all counties in the State […]

Oregon: Multnomah County Circuit Court Vacancies Applications

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Salem, OR (STL.News) The Office of Governor Kate Brown announced today that it is extending the application deadline for candidates interested in two previously announced Multnomah County Circuit Court judicial vacancies, one resulting from the retirement of Judge Angel Lopez, and the other resulting from the retirement of Judge Leslie Roberts. Interested applicants […]

Missouri: JAG Attracts More Than $100,000 To Support Students

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JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Jobs for America’s Graduates-Missouri, known as JAG-Missouri, recently received a number of contributions totaling more than $100,000 – one of the best fundraising periods in the organization’s recent history. JAG is a 40-year-old national nonprofit organization that has helped more than 1.5 million students reach their full potential […]

Pembroke: Nadine Jacques Sentenced for Meth Trafficking

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Pembroke Woman, Nadine Jacques Sentenced to 129 Months for Methamphetamine Trafficking CONCORD (STL.News) Nadine Jacques, 46, of Pembroke, was sentenced to 129 months in federal prison for methamphetamine trafficking on Friday, Acting United States Attorney John J. Farley announced today. According to court documents and statements made in court, in […]

Kansas Governor Proclaims April as Child Abuse Awareness Month

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Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly proclaimed April as Child Abuse Awareness Month in Kansas.  This proclamation recognizes the importance of building safe, healthy, thriving communities to support the wellbeing of Kansas children and families. “The future of our state depends on the wellbeing of our children,” said Governor Laura Kelly.  “It’s up […]

Gomez-Gil Sentenced for Participation in Fentanyl Trafficking

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Dominican Man, Frailin Manuel Gomez-Gil Sentenced to 75 Months for Participation in Fentanyl Trafficking Conspiracy CONCORD (STL.News) Frailin Manuel Gomez-Gil, 29, a citizen of the Dominican Republic most recently residing in Lawrence, Massachusetts, was sentenced to 75 months in federal prison on Friday for participating in a fentanyl trafficking conspiracy, […]

Moses Moreira Pleads Guilty to Involvement in Fraud Scheme

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North Texas Man, Moses Moreira Pleads Guilty to His Involvement in Multi-Million Dollar International Fraud Scheme SHERMAN, TS (STL.News) A Carrollton, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei today. Moses Moreira, 42, pleaded guilty to conspiracy […]

New York: William Soto Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking

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New York Man, William Soto Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking Charge CONCORD (STL.News) William Soto, 29, of New York, pleaded guilty in federal court on Friday to aiding and abetting the possession of controlled substances with intent to distribute, Acting United States Attorney John J. Farley announced today. According to […]

Five Men Charged in Superseding Indictment for Assaulting

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Five Men Charged in Superseding Indictment for Assaulting Three Metropolitan Police Department Officers during the U.S. Capitol Breach Note: A full copy of the indictment can be viewed here. WASHINGTON (STL.News) On April 1, a superseding indictment was unsealed in federal court in the District of Columbia charging five men […]

United States & UAE Working Together on Climate Challenge

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Joint Statement: The United States and the United Arab Emirates Working Together on Climate Challenge Washington, DC (STL.News) At the conclusion of Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry’s visit to the United Arab Emirates, the two nations released the following statement: The United States and the United Arab Emirates are committed […]

Jonathan Montanezage Sentenced for Civil Disorder

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Moorhead Man, Jonathan Montanezage Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison for Civil Disorder during the May 30th, 2020, Fargo Violent Protests Fargo (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney Nick Chase announced that U.S. District Court Chief Judge Peter D. Welte sentenced Jonathan Montanezage, age 31 of Moorhead, MN, to serve […]

US State Department: UAE Regional Climate Dialogue

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Washington, DC (STL.News) Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and the following leaders concluded a regional dialogue April 4 on confronting the climate crisis: His Excellency Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, United Arab Emirate Special Envoy for Climate Change His Highness Abdullah Ahmad Al Hamoud Al-Sabah, Chairman & Director-General of the […]

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Sudanese PM Hamdok

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Washington, DC (STL.News) The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok.  The Prime Minister and the Secretary discussed U.S. support for the civilian-led transitional government’s efforts to advance the peace process, address regional and economic issues, and promote […]

Colorado Governor Polis’ Action in Response to COVID-19

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DENVER, CO (STL.News) Governor Jared Polis took action in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Polis extended an Executive Order requiring the temporary suspension of certain statutes and rules to expand the healthcare workforce for hospitals and other inpatient treatment facilities due to the presence of COVID-19. This News Colorado Governor Polis’ Action […]

Colorado: Federal Community Vaccination Site in Pueblo

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DENVER, CO (STL.News) Governor Jared Polis announced today that an eight-week Pilot Community Vaccination Site (CVS) will open in Pueblo County next week to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations in Pueblo and rural communities throughout southern Colorado at high risk of infection. This joint effort from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Colorado […]

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly Signs Three Bills into Law

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Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly has signed the following three bills into law: Senate Bill 118 Senate Bill 118 would establish a procedure by which a city or county may assume the powers, responsibilities, and duties of a special district within the city’s corporate boundary or the county’s boundaries. Senate Bill 64 […]