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Missouri News: Missouri Governor Parson Signs Executive Order Creating Bicentennial Commission

Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe and Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard to Present at State Historical Society Dinner JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Friday morning Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 18-07 for the creation of a Bicentennial Commission.  The commission will aid the State Historical Society of Missouri as it implements the commemoration of … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Parson Signs Executive Order Creating Bicentennial Commission

NEW YORK | ‘Pod Save America’ political podcast is coming to HBO

NEW YORK— The popular political podcast “Pod Save America” is coming to HBO for a series of four specials. “Pod Save America” will be hosted by Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor, who worked for the Obama administration. They will provide insight and commentary on the political news of the week. The … Continue reading NEW YORK | ‘Pod Save America’ political podcast is coming to HBO

Arizona News: Governor Ducey Appoints Adele Ponce And Scott Blaney To The Maricopa County Superior Court

PHOENIX, AZ — Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Friday announced the appointments of Adele Ponce and Scott Blaney to the Maricopa County Superior Court.  These appointments are to fill vacancies due to the retirements of Judge Aimee L. Anderson and Judge Peter C. Reinstein. Adele Ponce is currently a criminal appellate prosecutor with the Arizona Attorney … Continue reading Arizona News: Governor Ducey Appoints Adele Ponce And Scott Blaney To The Maricopa County Superior Court

Iowa News: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issues statement on passing of John McCain

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds yesterday issued the following statement Saturday night on the passing of Sen. John McCain: “Today, we lost an American hero. John McCain’s life reflected some of the very best our county had to offer.  He understood the greatness of America, fought tirelessly for our values and put … Continue reading Iowa News: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issues statement on passing of John McCain

California News: Reps. Huffman, Thompson, Announce $99 Million In Federal Funding for Fire Recovery

WASHINGTON – Wednesday, August 15th, Reps. Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that California has been awarded $99.324 million that must be spent on disaster recovery across the state, including in Sonoma County and Mendocino County.  This federal funding was previously awarded through the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) program as … Continue reading California News: Reps. Huffman, Thompson, Announce $99 Million In Federal Funding for Fire Recovery

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

Wisconsin News: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Appoints Thomas Bilski as Buffalo County District Attorney

MADISON, WI – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker yesterday appointed Thomas Bilski to the position of Buffalo County District Attorney. Bilski will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Buffalo County District Attorney Thomas Clark who was recently elected as judge. “I am pleased to appoint Thomas Bilski to be the next District Attorney in … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Appoints Thomas Bilski as Buffalo County District Attorney