Florida Governor Signs Early Learning & Literacy Legislation

Maryam Shah

Vero Beach, FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill (HB) 419 that makes historic improvements to state accountability for early learning programs.  Additionally, he signed HB 7011 creating a statewide progress monitoring tool to quickly understand VPK-8th grade student’s academic progress in real-time and rapidly identify personalized interventions for students that […]

Georgia Governor Kemp Signs Teacher Pipeline Bill

Maryam Shah

Atlanta, GA (STL.News) Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp signed SB 88, the teacher pipeline legislation designed to recruit, retain, and equip educators in the Peach State.  SB 88 was sponsored by Senator Russ Goodman (R – Cogdell) and carried in the House by Representative Dominic LaRiccia (R – Douglas). “As the dad of a […]

Georgia Governor Kemp Signs Bills to Grow Jobs

Maryam Shah

Atlanta, GA (STL.News) Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp signed SB 6 to incentivize job growth and economic development across the Peach State. “Despite an unprecedented global pandemic, Georgia continues to create jobs, spur investment, and create economic development in every corner of our state,” said Governor Kemp.  “Senate Bill 6 is the logical next […]

Kansas Governor Announces Administration Appointments

Maryam Shah

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly announced appointments to Kansas state boards and commissions. Kansas Volunteer Commission The Kansas Volunteer Commission prepares a national service plan for the state; ensures outreach to diverse community-based agencies; administration of certain grant programs. Ben Jones, Sterling Physician Assistant Council The mission of this Council is to […]

California Governor Newsom Announces 7 Appointments

Maryam Shah

Sacramento,  CA (STL.News) Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: Emily Desai, 36, of Sacramento, has been appointed Deputy Director of International Affairs and Trade at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.  Desai has been the Trade Representative for Europe, Middle East and India at the Governor’s Office of Business […]

Colorado Governor Polis Signs 12 Bills Into Law

Maryam Shah

DENVER, CO (STL.News) Governor Jared Polis signed 12 bills into law. The Governor signed the following bills administratively: HB21-1136 Judicial Division Retirees Temporary Judicial Duties Compensation – Sponsored by Representatives K. Tipper & T. Carver and Senators P. Lee & B. Gardner SB21-206 Educator Licensure Cash Fund – Sponsored by Representative J. McCluskie […]

DC Mayor Bowser Awarded $5 Million Grant for Small Businesses

Maryam Shah

Washington, DC (STL.News) During Small Business Week, Mayor Muriel Bowser awarded a total of $5.2 million in grants to 13 businesses through the?DC Local Equity, Access, and Preservation Funds (DC LEAF) program.  This investment continues the Bowser Administration’s work to improve food access, create new employment opportunities, and stimulate economic development […]

Arizona Governor: Bill To Expand Opportunities For College Students

Maryam Shah

PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation allowing community colleges to offer four-year degrees, paving the way for Arizona’s current and future workforces and expanding opportunities for populations that are historically underrepresented in higher education. “Arizona’s community colleges play a critical role in supporting students of all ages and equipping our workforce […]

Arizona Governor Ducey Recognizes State Employees

Maryam Shah

PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) Governor Doug Ducey today issued a proclamation recognizing May 5, 2021 as Arizona State Employee Recognition Day to thank state employees for their hard work and dedication to serving Arizonans. “State employees have dedicated countless hours to help support Arizonans and ensure their needs are met,” said Governor Ducey.  “When […]

KFC And Franchisees Hiring 20,000 Restaurant Employees

Marty Smith

Citing strong sales performance, KFC and franchisees are hiring permanent full- and part-time employees across the country. LOUISVILLE, KY (StLouisRestaurantReview) Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced strong Q1 earnings results last week, as customers increasingly chose the comfort and convenience of a drive-thru, carry-out, and delivery of classics like KFC’s Family Fill-Up […]

CoinGate wins Most Innovative Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway

Marty Smith

CoinGate wins Most Innovative Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway in Europe 2021 award. VILNIUS, Lithuania (STL.News) Lithuanian-based cryptocurrency payment processor CoinGate has won the Global Brands Award 2021 of Most Innovative Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway in Europe.  This year, Global Brands Magazine conducted FinTech awards, which aimed to identify and recognize the significance […]