Two Men Plead Guilty in International Robocalls Scheme

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Two Men Plead Guilty in Multimillion-Dollar International Robocalls Scheme RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Two Indian nationals pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges relating to their involvement in an overseas-based robocalls scheme that defrauded thousands of victims out of millions of dollars. “Pradipsinh Parmar crisscrossed the United States to collect nearly $6 million […]

Charlotte: Jasmine Johnnae Clifton Who Allegedly Exploited

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Charlotte Woman, Jasmine Johnnae Clifton Who Allegedly Exploited The Coronavirus Pandemic To Obtain A Fraudulent Loan Appears In Federal Court CHARLOTTE, N.C (STL.News) U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced that Jasmine Johnnae Clifton, 24, of Charlotte, appeared in court on federal charges, for fraudulently obtaining a COVID-19 loan for almost $150,000 […]

Texas Governor Abbott Reappoints Bugg and New To TTC

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Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed J. Bruce Bugg, Jr. and Alvin New to the Texas Transportation Commission for terms set to expire on February 1, 2027. Bugg will continue to serve as Chairman.  The Commission governs the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and is responsible for policymaking regarding the state’s […]

Nebraska Governor On EPA Decision on Ethanol Blending

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Gov. Ricketts Applauds EPA Decision to Follow Court Ruling on Ethanol Blending LINCOLN, NE (STL.News) Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would follow a recent Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on small refinery exemptions from ethanol blending requirements. “Today’s announcement by the […]

New York Governor’s Plan to Reduce Sexual Violence

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Governor Cuomo Announces Four-Point Plan to Reduce Sexual Violence in Educational Institutions as Part of 2021 Women’s Agenda New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a four-point plan to reduce sexual violence in educational institutions as part of the state’s 2021 Women’s Agenda.  As part of this plan, the Governor has […]

Kenneth Johnson charged with federal program theft

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Cleveland City Council member, Kenneth Johnson arrested, charged with federal program theft (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney Bridget M. Brennan announced today that sitting Cleveland City Council member Kenneth JOHNSON, age 74, of Cleveland, was arrested this morning by law enforcement agents with the Cleveland Division of the FBI after […]

Oklahoma Governor Announces Susan Winchester to Join Cabinet

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Oklahoma City, OK (STL.News) Governor Kevin Stitt announced today Susan Winchester, former member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives and Oklahoma’s first female Speaker Pro-Tempore, will join his cabinet as the Secretary of Licensing and Regulation. Winchester will oversee more than 80 state agencies as an integral part of Governor Stitt’s goal to deliver […]

Arizona Governor Ducey Announces PSPRS Appointments

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PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointment of Alan Maguire and the reappointments of Harry Papp and Dean Scheinert to the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS) Board of Trustees. “The PSPRS ensures the safety and security of Arizona’s hard-working public safety personnel, and guarantees that they are cared for […]

Maine: Flags Lowered in Honor of Lives Lost to COVID-19

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Augusta, ME (STL.News) Consistent with a directive (PDF) of the President, Governor Janet Mills today ordered the United States and the State of Maine flags be lowered immediately statewide through Friday, February 26, 2021 in solemn remembrance of the 500,000 Americans, including 660 Maine people, who have died with COVID-19. “As a […]

Kentucky Kingdom & Herschend Announce Partnership

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Kentucky Kingdom and Herschend Family Entertainment Announce New Partnership Herschend operates Dollywood, Silver Dollar City, Newport Aquarium and more FRANKFORT,  KY (STL.News) Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear joined Herschend Enterprises Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wexler, state officials and community leaders to announce that Herschend Enterprises has become a majority partner and operator […]

Minnesota Governor Walz Announces Local Jobs, Projects Plan

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Plan invests $518.086 million in projects across the state to maintain existing assets, invest in communities, and leverage available federal funds ST. PAUL, MN (STL.News) Governor Tim Walz today announced his 2021 Local Jobs and Projects Plan – his capital investment recommendation for the current legislative session.  The plan invests $518.086 million […]