Nebraska Governor: Transparency for International Education Partnerships

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Gov. Ricketts Urges President Biden to Heighten Transparency for International Education Partnerships LINCOLN, NE (STL.News) Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement urging President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. to heighten transparency for international education partnerships.  Governor Ricketts’ statement follows recent news that the Biden Administration has withdrawn a rule requiring educational institutions to […]

Nebraska Governor: Securing America’s Critical Supply Chains

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Gov. Ricketts Supports Continued White House Focus on Securing America’s Critical Supply Chains LINCOLN, NE (STL.News) Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. signed an Executive Order aimed at “Securing America’s Critical Supply Chains.” “For the sake of our economic and national security, it’s important […]

New Hampshire Governor: Rental Assistance Program

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Concord, NH (STL.News) Today, Governor Chris Sununu announced a new rental assistance program through the Governor’s Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR) that will provide assistance to eligible residents of New Hampshire who cannot pay their rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “This program will open up doors of opportunity […]

Oklahoma: Biden Approves Governor’s Request for Winter Storm Aid

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Oklahoma City, OK (STL.News) Governor Kevin Stitt announced late Wednesday night President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. has approved additional federal funding for Oklahomans following this month’s historic winter storm. The latest declaration delivers FEMA Public Assistance to municipalities, counties, and tribes in all 77 Oklahoma counties for infrastructure repairs and other costs associated […]

Oklahoma Governor: Scott Mueller to Join Cabinet as Secretary

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Oklahoma City, OK (STL.News) Governor Kevin Stitt announced today he has nominated Scott Mueller to join his cabinet as the Secretary of Commerce and Workforce Development.  Pending Senate confirmation, Mueller will oversee 30 agencies, including the Oklahoma Department of Commerce and the Governor’s Council for Workforce and Economic Development. “I am ready to […]

Oregon Governor Extends State of Emergency for 60 Days

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Salem, OR (STL.News) Governor Kate Brown today extended her declaration of a state of emergency for COVID-19 for 60 days, until May 2. The declaration is the legal underpinning for the Governor’s COVID-19 executive orders and the Oregon Health Authority’s health and safety guidance.  Extending the state of emergency also helps ensure Oregon […]

Connecticut Governor Applauds House Approval of CROWN Act

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Governor Lamont Applauds House Approval of the CROWN Act To Stop Workplace Discrimination Based on Ethnic Hairstyles HARTFORD, CT (STL.News) Governor Ned Lamont is applauding the Connecticut House of Representatives for approving legislation that will prohibit workplace discrimination based on hairstyles that are commonly associated with people of color, such as afros, Bantu […]

Colorado Govt. Offices in Denver Will Open Late Today

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DENVER, CO (STL.News) State of Colorado government offices in Denver and surrounding suburban counties will open to the public at 10 a.m.  Thursday, Feb. 25, due to extreme weather conditions.  There will be a two-hour delay in scheduled start times for state employees to arrive to work safely. State facilities essential to […]

Florida: COVID Vaccination Sites in Underserved Communities

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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Six Additional COVID-19 Vaccination Sites in Underserved Communities Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis announced the establishment of six COVID-19 vaccination sites to provide greater access to the vaccine in underserved populations in Broward, Duval, Leon, Miami-Dade, and Osceola counties.  The Governor made this announcement at Edward Waters College […]

Anthony Meyers Pleads Guilty to Illegal Weapon Possession

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Federal Inmate, Anthony Meyers Pleads Guilty to Illegal Weapon Possession ABINGDON, VA (STL.News) Anthony Meyers, an inmate at United States Penitentiary (USP) Lee in Jonesville, Virginia, pleaded guilty yesterday in U.S. District Court in Abingdon to possession of contraband, specifically a prison-made shank, Acting United States Attorney Daniel P. Bubar […]

Dominican: Franklin Carlos Soto Admits Trafficking Fentanyl

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Dominican National, Franklin Carlos Soto Admits Trafficking Fentanyl After Illegally Re-Entering the United States PROVIDENCE (STL.News) A Dominican national deported in August 2016 to his native Dominican Republic after having been arrested twice for drug trafficking, and who later re-entered the United States illegally, pleaded guilty in federal court in […]

Kansas Governor: Novacoast to Bring 60 New Jobs to Wichita

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Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly today announced cybersecurity company Novacoast’s investment in Wichita. Novacoast announced its intention to open a Security Operations Center in Wichita.  The company plans to initially hire 60 employees with plans for continued growth. “Novacoast is, without question, a perfect fit for Wichita,” Governor Kelly said.  “Our interconnected, […]

Kansas Governor Announces Administration Appointments

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Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly today announced appointments to Kansas state boards and commissions. KANSASWORKS State Board Formed in accordance with the Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, and renamed from The State Workforce Board by Gov. Sam Brownback, the KANSASWORKS State Board is the vehicle the Governor uses to convene State, […]

Maryland: American Legion Bridge/I-270 to I-70 Relief Plan

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Joint Statement from the Governors of Maryland and Virginia on Progress of the American Legion Bridge/I-270 to I-70 Relief Plan ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) Governor Larry Hogan and Virginia Governor Ralph Northam today issued the following statement: “The American Legion Bridge is a critical lifeline for the National Capital Region, joining the dynamic economies […]

What Are The Latest Online Casino Updates

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(STL.News) One of the fastest-growing trends over the past few years is undoubtedly online casinos.  One of the main appeals of these platforms is that they are instant play casinos, with fast payouts that can be easily accessed and offer generous welcome bonuses.  Here we will go over some of […]

Top 5 Sports That You Can Place a Bet On

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(STL.News) Sports betting is very popular today.  But which discipline should you choose?  Both team and individual competitions have advantages and disadvantages.  If you do not know which sport to choose for betting, we will tell you about the five best disciplines for betting, according to Telecomasia.net. 5. Rugby Watching […]

Should Missouri Fully Legalize Gambling?

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(STL.News) The question of whether states across the US should legalize gambling has been a thorny subject for decades.  The debate has, however, intensified since 2018, when the US Supreme Court overturned the previous PASPA ruling, which had effectively outlawed sports betting across the country. While the new legislation related […]

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Omani Foreign Minister

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Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Omani Foreign Minister Sayyid Badr al-Busaidi.  They discussed security cooperation and reaffirmed the importance of Oman’s trade and investment relationship with the United States.  The Secretary expressed his appreciation for Oman’s […]