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North Dakota News: Burgum stresses need for addiction treatment during prison reform round-table with President Trump, fellow governors

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum yesterday highlighted the state’s prison reform efforts and the need to address addiction as he joined President Donald Trump, administration officials and a small group of fellow governors and attorneys general for a State Leaders Round-table on Prison Reform in Bedminster, N.J. Those attending the meeting discussed … Continue reading North Dakota News: Burgum stresses need for addiction treatment during prison reform round-table with President Trump, fellow governors

Trump’s trade battle with China hits home in Arkansas town

ARKADELPHIA, Ark.— A Chinese company’s announcement two years ago that it would spend more than $1 billion and hire hundreds of workers for a paper mill on the outskirts of this rural college town was seen as a much-needed shot in the arm for the region’s economy. A web video promoting Arkadelphia — “It’s a … Continue reading Trump’s trade battle with China hits home in Arkansas town

LAS VEGAS | Paul Laxalt, former Nevada governor, dies at 96

LAS VEGAS — Paul Laxalt, the son of Basque immigrants who rose to political power as a Nevada governor, U.S. senator and close ally to Ronald Reagan, has died. He was 96. Laxalt died Monday at a health care facility in Virginia, according to the public relations firm The Ferraro Group. The conservative Republican had … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Paul Laxalt, former Nevada governor, dies at 96

Tennessee News: Haslam Praises Commission for Creating Competencies To Better Train Future Prescribers on Pain Management, Addiction

NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam recently praised the Commission on Pain and Addiction Medicine Education for identifying core competencies for Tennessee’s medical education institutions to ensure future doctors, nurses, dentists and other prescribers receive in-class training on how to best manage patient pain and properly treat addiction in response to the state’s opioid epidemic. … Continue reading Tennessee News: Haslam Praises Commission for Creating Competencies To Better Train Future Prescribers on Pain Management, Addiction

New Hampshire News: New Hampshire Receives Record AmeriCorps Funding

Concord, NH – Wednesday, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu, Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) CEO Barbara Stewart, and Executive Director of Volunteer NH Gretchen Berger released the following statements after they announced that New Hampshire has received the highest amount of AmeriCorps funding in New Hampshire history, $4.2 million. “Giving back to your … Continue reading New Hampshire News: New Hampshire Receives Record AmeriCorps Funding

Califonria News: California Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of National Park Service Firefighter, Captain Brian Hughes

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of National Park Service Fire Captain Brian Hughes, who passed away while working on the Ferguson Fire in Mariposa County: “Anne and I are deeply saddened to hear about Captain Hughes’ death and extend our condolences to his … Continue reading Califonria News: California Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of National Park Service Firefighter, Captain Brian Hughes

ATLANTA | Another recording rocks Georgia primary runoff for governor

ATLANTA — Another secret recording is shaking up Georgia’s Republican primary runoff in the governor’s race. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle’s campaign was already rocked last month by the release of a secretly recorded conversation in which Cagle said he backed what he called “bad public policy” for political gain. Cagle’s runoff opponent, Secretary of State … Continue reading ATLANTA | Another recording rocks Georgia primary runoff for governor