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SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today signed legislation that reflects the early action budget agreement announced by the Governor and legislative leaders earlier this month to reduce the shortfall by approximately $17.3 billion. "This action strongly
BAY AREA – Governor Gavin Newsom will welcome His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon, leading a delegation from Norway. The Governor and Jan Christian Vestre, Norway's Minister of Trade and Industry, will announce a new climate partnership between Califor
Governor Shapiro's Office of the Budget certifies $900 million – a record amount – available to cut property taxes for millions of Pennsylvanians over the next five years. The Shapiro Administration's continued track record of fiscally responsible leaders
Governor Greg Abbott today issued a disaster declaration for seven East Texas counties impacted by severe storms and flooding that began last week and continues to affect homes, businesses, and the agriculture industry throughout those regions.
DENVER – Governor Polis and the Colorado Department of Higher Education is urging all high school seniors and their families to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Colorado Application for State Financial Aid (CASFA...
Governor Abbott Issues Severe Weather Disaster Declaratation In April 2024
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro signed HB 1295, HB 1795, SB 45, SB 55, SB 115, and SB 740 into law. # # #
Increasing access to housing Coloradans can afford DENVER - Today, Governor Polis signed HB24-1007, Prohibit Residential Occupancy Limits, sponsored by Representatives Manny Rutinel and Javier Mabrey, and Senators Tony Exum and Julie Gonzales...
PENSACOLA, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted parts of HB 1285, a bill that further enhances Florida's top-ranked education system. Today's highlights from the bill included simplifying the process to convert failed "turnaround schools" to char
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that nominations for the 2024 Star of Texas Awards, which honor peace officers, firefighters, emergency medical first responders, and federal law enforcement who were seriously injured or killed in the line of duty, ar
Atlanta, GA – The State of Georgia's net tax collections in March totaled $2.34 billion, for a decrease of $338.7 million or 12.6 percent compared to FY 2023, when net tax collections approached a total of $2.68 billion for the month. Year-to-date...
SACRAMENTO – President Biden has approved Governor Gavin Newsom's request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to support ongoing recovery efforts following widespread flooding, mudslides and debris flows during early February storms. The declara
Governor Abbott today participated in a fireside chat to bring attention to Texas' efforts to increase adoption and foster care resources across the state to help children find their forever families at the CHOSEN Conference in Plano.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: California racked up a series of big climate wins this week, including new technology that cuts emissions from making cement and groundbreaking a clean energy project in tribal communities. SACRAMENTO – This was a very good week for
SACRAMENTO — Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement on the Biden-Harris Administration's announcement of grant funding to address humanitarian and security efforts at the southern border: "Let’s be clear: President Biden is doing all h
Advocates, women, doctors, and healthcare providers experiencing confusion under chaos created by abortion ruling Phoenix, AZ - Today, amid chaos and confusion following the Arizona Supreme Court upholding the draconian 1864 total abortion ban, Governor..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: HB 601 – Law Enforcement and Correctional Officers SB 184 – Impeding, Threatening, or Harassing First Responders To view the transmittal letters, click here and here. ###
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Dr. Bryan Stam and the reappointment of Dr. Denise Burns-LeGros to the Board of Optometry. Dr. Bryan Stam Dr. Stam, of Ponte Vedra Beach, is an Optometrist at Couzens, Stam, and D
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of John Allocco Jr., Ryan Brady, and Gino Collura to the Pasco-Hernando State College District Board of Trustees. John Allocco Jr. Allocco, of Weeki Wachee, is a Realtor for Home-Lan
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Eva Callahan, William "Lee" Deaderick, Donald Medeiros, and Richard Talbert to the Town of McIntosh Council. Eva Callahan Callahan is retired and was previously employed by the Fl
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of James Satcher as Manatee County Supervisor of Elections. James Satcher Satcher, of Ellenton, is a Minister and a Manatee County Commissioner, representing District 1. Active in hi