Hawaii State Stimulus Check For 2022
Do you live in Hawaii? Have you been wondering if your state will give out state relief checks? The answer is yes. The time frame is a bit later than the other states. While most states have wrapped up some rounds of their payouts, Hawaii will start later in the summer.
PA Governor Proposes Additional $1.9 Billion In Education Funding
Governor Wolf stopped at a Wilke-Barre area high school today to push for an additional $1.9 billion in education funding across Pennsylvania. According to a Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) press release, Governor Wolf is asking Congress to approve an additional $1.9 billion investment in pre-K- college education funding for Pennsylvania. If passed, the record-breaking sum will push education spending to the highest levels in Pennsylvania history.
Johnson City Emergency Service Awarded Special Recognition
Washington County-Johnson City EMS Star of Life Award recipients and survivorJOHN DABBS/Photographer. Washington Co.-Johnson City EMS receives State Star of Life Award. Washington County-Johnson City EMS is the recipient of the 2022 State Star of Life Award. The Northeast Tennessee ambulance and rescue agency responded to an auto accident nearly a year ago where David Keller's vehicle left the roadway and was caught by a tree to keep it from careening down a 65 foot embankment. The EMS and Rescue team worked tirelessly to extricate Keller using high angle and vehicle rescue techniques in one of the most unusual situations faced in Tennessee.
Senate Passes Bundle of Voter Access Legislation
A shot of the parking lot at dusk at the Wimbledon Plaza in West Seneca, New York.Photo by J.M. Lesinski. As voter access and worries of disenfranchisement continue to worry the nation, the New York State Senate has passed a large bundle of laws to combat these concerns. Included in the legislative package are bills S.557, which amends election law to permit counties the choice to create two or more locations for portable polling places for early voting, S.492 which lets local Board of Elections establish absentee ballot drop-off locations, and S.253 which entails the canvassing of paper ballots when the express intentions of the voter are unambiguous.