Jonathan Lynn Jenkins Convicted of Human Trafficking

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Jonathan Lynn Jenkins Convicted of Human Trafficking by Federal Jury After Five-Day Trial RALEIGH, N.C (STL.News) A federal jury convicted a Smithfield man Friday of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking by force, fraud, or coercion and of a minor; sex trafficking by force fraud and coercion; sex trafficking of a […]

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Signs 310 Pardons

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Gov. Wolf Signs 310 Pardons; 69 as Part of the Expedited Review Program for Non-Violent Marijuana-Related Offenses Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf  late last week signed 310 pardons, 69 of which were part of the Expedited Review Program for Non-Violent Marijuana-Related Offenses, a program introduced by the Board of Pardons and […]

Texas Governor Appoints Pollreisz To Rehabilitation Council

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Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott  has appointed April Pollreisz to the Rehabilitation Council of Texas for a term set to expire on October 29, 2021.  The council partners with the Texas Workforce Commission to advocate for people with disabilities in the vocational rehabilitation process. April Pollreisz of Amarillo is Chair of the […]

Missouri Governor: Remaining Fy21 Revenue Restrictions

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Governor Parson Announces Release Of Remaining Fy21 Restrictions, Over $280 Million In General Revenue JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the release of the remaining $280,783,940 in FY21 general revenue restrictions. “Thanks to our balanced approach to COVID-19, Missouri is in a much better position than what was originally […]

US State Department: 60th Anniversary of the Peace Corps?

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Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: Today, we mark the 60th anniversary of the United States Peace Corps and celebrate the volunteers and staff who have served in communities around the world, representing American values and ideals.?  Established by President John F. Kennedy in 1961, the […]

Texas Wins Site Selection Magazine’s Governor’s Cup

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Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement after Site Selection Magazine announced that Texas won the Governor’s Cup for a record-breaking ninth year in a row.  The award highlights top-performing states for job creation and capital investment. “I am proud to accept the Governor’s Cup for a ninth-year in a row […]

US State Department: Zalmay Khalilzad Travel to Afghanistan

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Washington, DC (STL.News) Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Khalilzad and his team will travel to Kabul, Doha, and additional regional capitals.  He will resume discussions on the way ahead with the Islamic Republic and Afghan leaders, Taliban representatives, and regional countries whose interests are best served by the achievement of […]

China: manufacturing growth slows – third month in February

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(STL.News) #China?’s factory output grew at the slowest pace in February since its post-lockdown recovery began last May.  The Caixin Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), which gives an independent snapshot of the country’s manufacturing sector, fell to 50.9 from 51.5 the previous month, underscoring the challenges that still face the […]

Vermont Governor On Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine

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Montpelier, VT (STL.News) Governor Phil Scott today issued the following statement: “With the FDA granting emergency use authorization for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, we are one step closer to putting this pandemic behind us and building back stronger than before. “Given the limited supply of vaccine to date, Vermont’s age-banded rollout […]

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Statement

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New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo released the following statement: “Questions have been raised about some of my past interactions with people in the office. “I never intended to offend anyone or cause any harm.  I spend most of my life at work and colleagues are often also personal friends. “At work […]

Georgia Governor: Over 2 Million Vaccines Administered

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Atlanta, GA (STL.News) The Georgia Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard reported 2,048,591 total vaccine doses administered in the Peach State, accounting for 82.57% of the state’s shipped allocation.  Georgia administered one million vaccines in just twenty five days. “With one million doses administered in just twenty-five days, we continue to […]

Colorado Governor Polis Takes Action Against 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 providing relief to public utility customers affected by COVID-19.  Governor Polis also extended an Executive Order related to protections provided to Colorado tenants from late fees due to COVID-19. Continue reading Colorado Governor […]

Alaska Governor Dunleavy Remembers Former Rep. Bud Fate

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Anchorage,  AK (STL.News) Governor Mike Dunleavy and First Lady Rose Dunleavy issued the following statement on the passing of former Alaska State Representative Hugh ‘Bud’ Fate, a member of the 22nd and 23rd State Legislature, retired U.S. Army Corporal, President of the University Board of Regents, skilled dentist, and devoted public servant. “Those […]

Arizona Celebrates Women’s History Month

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PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) Governor Doug Ducey is declaring March 2021 to be Women’s History Month in Arizona to celebrate the many contributions of women to the success of the state and entire nation, and to recognize the women medical professionals who have made history during the pandemic. “This month, Arizona is proud to […]

Myanmar: Suu Kyi hit with two new criminal charges

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(STL.News) Ousted #Myanmar? civilian leader Aung San #SuuKyi? was hit with two new criminal charges when she appeared in court via video link on Monday, a month after a military #coup? triggered relentless and massive protests. Where is the world on this issue?  Why are other countries not stepping in […]