U.S. State Policy This section contains all the latest news regarding U.S. State Policy, including legislation issues, state Supreme Court cases, appeals, and decisions. Keep up to date on policy decisions and the reactions of concerned advocacy and lobby groups. Also included are releases from state departments and administrations, such as transportation, environmental protection, education, public health, safety, and many more.

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Jan 12, 2021, 19:29 ET More than a Dozen Unions and Associations Representing 48,000+ Educators Unite in National Day of Resistance

Today, in a national day of action, the leaders of more than a dozen unions and associations representing more than 48,000 public school teachers and ...


Jan 12, 2021, 12:03 ET California REALTORS? highly encouraged by Gov. Newsom's 2021 state budget proposal

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS? (C.A.R.) President Dave Walsh issued the following statement in response to Gov. Gavin Newsom's 2021 state budget ...


Jan 11, 2021, 19:07 ET Arizona Cell Phone Law 2021 Goes into Effect - What You Need to Know

Arizona's premier personal injury law firm, Hastings & Hastings, understands that tragedy can strike at any time. If you or someone you know has been ...


Jan 06, 2021, 10:00 ET California COVID-19 Rent Relief Policies Economically Unsustainable

A coalition of California associations representing rental property owners wrote California State Legislative leaders yesterday, underscoring the...


Jan 05, 2021, 10:00 ET Drizly Brings On-Demand Adult Beverage Delivery To Atlanta Following Recent Statewide Legalization Of Alcohol E-Commerce

Drizly, the nation's largest alcohol e-commerce marketplace, announced today that its on-demand delivery service is now available in Atlanta. The...


Jan 05, 2021, 08:41 ET Iowa's Sports Betting Market Poised for Boom with Expiration of In-Person Registration, According to PlayIA.com

Iowa took a monumental step in its development as a sports betting industry on New Year's Day with the expiration of the state's in-person...


Dec 23, 2020, 11:30 ET UFCW, Meat Institute Call on Governors in All 50 States to Prioritize Vaccination of Frontline Meat and Poultry Workers

Today, the nation's largest union for meatpacking workers and the association representing meat producers joined forces to urge all 50 U.S. governors ...


Dec 22, 2020, 16:02 ET California Governor Gavin Newsom Appoints Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Replace Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in US Senate

Voto Latino celebrates California Secretary of State Alex Padilla becoming the first Latinx person to represent California in the United States...


Dec 17, 2020, 11:52 ET Low rates, flexibility to work from home drives California home-buying interest to levels not seen since the last decade, C.A.R. reports

Defying an otherwise struggling economy, California home sales remained red hot in November, breaking the 500,000 sales benchmark for the first time...


Dec 17, 2020, 10:00 ET GridWise Alliance Calls On Congress To Invest $50 Billion In The Nation's Electric Grid

Today, the GridWise Alliance, released its comprehensive "Policy Framework for Grid Investments in Economic Recovery", which specifically outlines...


Dec 15, 2020, 09:30 ET United Safety & Survivability Corporation Joins Public Transit Systems Around the Country in Urging Congress to #SavePublicTransit

United Safety is joining fellow APTA members and industry partners on Tuesday, December 15th to collectively fight to #SavePublicTransit with a day...


Dec 11, 2020, 16:23 ET Duke Energy responds to N.C. Supreme Court ruling on coal ash costs

Duke Energy issued the following statement in response to today's ruling by the North Carolina Supreme Court in a case regarding a 2018 North...


Dec 10, 2020, 18:16 ET Alley Cat Allies Applauds Los Angeles Vote for Cats and TNR

Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson praised the unanimous vote by the Los Angeles City Council in favor of funding their new...


Dec 10, 2020, 06:00 ET New Model State Parity Legislation Named in Honor of Former U.S. Rep. Jim Ramstad

Today, The Kennedy Forum released the Jim Ramstad Model State Parity Legislation, which will hold health insurers accountable for discriminating...


Dec 10, 2020, 00:01 ET Bipartisan Assembly of Governors Support Call to Action to Defeat COVID-19

Today, a bipartisan assembly of Governors representing 1 in 3 Americans issued support for a Call to Action to Defeat COVID-19 and Promote National...


Dec 08, 2020, 09:00 ET Raelians convince Nevada Tax Commission to grant sales tax exemption to non-traditional religions

By an overwhelming majority vote of the Nevada Tax Commission, the United States Raelian Movement (USRM) yesterday won its appeal for state sales tax ...


Dec 07, 2020, 12:13 ET Pandemic changes California homebuying behavior, fuels market competition, C.A.R. survey finds

A renewed interest in homeownership during the COVID-19 pandemic has changed homebuyers' housing choices, widened the imbalance between housing...


Dec 02, 2020, 22:18 ET Aurora, Colorado, crea plan de integración de inmigrantes a 10 a?os para sacar provecho de sus logros con las comunidades diversas

Aprovechando el exitoso trabajo adelantado para crear oportunidades para los inmigrantes y refugiados y para expandir su presencia internacional, la...


Dec 02, 2020, 13:00 ET Aurora, Colorado, creates 10-year Immigrant Integration Plan to build on its successes with diverse communities

Building on its successful work to develop opportunities for immigrants and refugees and expand the city's international presence, the city of Aurora ...


Nov 24, 2020, 18:43 ET California REALTORS? applaud FHFA for raising Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac conforming loan limits

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS? (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA)...


Nov 24, 2020, 12:45 ET Pappas thanks Cook County Board for approving two-month waiver of late fees on property taxes in 2021

CHICAGO, Nov. 24, 2020 The Cook County Board of Commissioners today voted to waive late fees for two months on both property tax installments due in...


Nov 19, 2020, 12:53 ET CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS? installs 2021 Leadership team

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS? (C.A.R.) has installed its 2021 Leadership Team. Leading the team is C.A.R. President Dave Walsh, a vice...


Nov 17, 2020, 21:49 ET Disrupt Disparities 3.0: la pandemia afecta con más fuerza a los adultos mayores de color de Nueva York en las áreas de la comida, los alquileres y los hogares de ancianos

Los adultos mayores de color en el estado de Nueva York se han atrasado en el pago de alquileres y están luchando contra la inseguridad alimentaria a ...


Nov 17, 2020, 21:15 ET Disrupt Disparities 3.0: Pandemic Hitting Older NYers of Color Hardest in Food Insecurity, Rent Affordability, Nursing Homes

Older New Yorkers of color have fallen behind on rent payments and are struggling with food insecurity at far greater rates than their white...


Nov 17, 2020, 11:09 ET California homebuying season extends into fall as home sales and prices remain elevated in October, C.A.R. reports

Continued record low mortgage interest rates sustained California's housing market in October as home sales and prices took a breather from...