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U.S. Political News: Senator Warren Investigation Forces Trump Administration to Reverse Tariff Exemption for U.S. Subsidiary of Sanctioned Russian Company

Administration Must Explain How Company Controlled by Putin Ally got a Tariff Exemption for Millions of Dollars in Aluminum Imports WASHINGTON, DC – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a ten-page letter to Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, seeking information on how and why Rusal America Corporation, a subsidiary of United Company RUSAL PLC … Continue reading U.S. Political News: Senator Warren Investigation Forces Trump Administration to Reverse Tariff Exemption for U.S. Subsidiary of Sanctioned Russian Company

Ohio News: Senator Rob Portman Announces Distribution of $26 Million in Federal Funding to Fight the Opioid Epidemic in Ohio

Portman Helped Secure the Opioid Funding in the 21st Century CURES Law Enacted in 2016 CINCINNATI, OH– August 9th, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) announced the distribution of $26 million in funding through 21st Century CURES law to fight the opioid epidemic.  The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction has distributed the $26 million … Continue reading Ohio News: Senator Rob Portman Announces Distribution of $26 Million in Federal Funding to Fight the Opioid Epidemic in Ohio

Kansas News: Wilson County man, DeJay Lynn Schlegel, sentenced to more than 19 years for murder

FREDONIA, KS – A Wilson County man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 19 years in prison for murder, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. DeJay Lynn Schlegel, 37, of Neodesha, pleaded no contest in May to one count of reckless murder in the second degree, one count of arson, one count of interference with … Continue reading Kansas News: Wilson County man, DeJay Lynn Schlegel, sentenced to more than 19 years for murder

State of Washington News: Court Agrees with Ferguson That EPA Cannot Allow Use of Dangerous Neurotoxic Pesticide

EPA’s decision put farmworkers, children, pregnant women potentially at risk SEATTLE, WA — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit agreed with Attorney General Bob Ferguson yesterday that the Environmental Protection Agency improperly halted a scientific safety review of the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, allowing the continued use of the pesticide at potentially dangerous levels. … Continue reading State of Washington News: Court Agrees with Ferguson That EPA Cannot Allow Use of Dangerous Neurotoxic Pesticide

Tampa, FL News: Temporary Lane Closure on W Gandy Boulevard August 13, 2018 for Road Construction

TAMPA, FL – A portion of W Gandy Boulevard between Bayshore Boulevard and S Himes Avenue will close on Monday, August 13, 2018 for road construction.   A private contractor will be paving one westbound lane on W Gandy Boulevard directly across from 3010 W Gandy Boulevard. One (1) westbound lane on W Gandy Boulevard between … Continue reading Tampa, FL News: Temporary Lane Closure on W Gandy Boulevard August 13, 2018 for Road Construction

California News: California Attorney General Becerra Secures Victories In Two Legal Challenges to California’s Gun Safety Laws

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued the following statement after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected challenges to California’s Gun-Free School Zone Act in Gallinger v. Becerra, and California’s Unsafe Handgun Act in Peña v. Lindley. “The Court ruled in favor of protecting our children, our law enforcement, and our … Continue reading California News: California Attorney General Becerra Secures Victories In Two Legal Challenges to California’s Gun Safety Laws

New Orleans News: City of New Orleans to Award $10 Million in Affordable Housing Funds

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Friday, Mayor Cantrell announced the release of $10 million dollars in funds to go toward affordable housing in New Orleans. The City released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the awarding of approximately $10,000,000 in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Neighborhood Housing Improvement Fund … Continue reading New Orleans News: City of New Orleans to Award $10 Million in Affordable Housing Funds

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