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Michigan Attorney General’s Child Support Unit Breaks $275 Million in Collections Since Inception

LANSING, MI (StatesNewsToday.com) – The Michigan Department of Attorney General’s Child Support Unit has collected more than $275 million since it was formed in 2003. Attorney General Dana Nessel made the announcement Friday following the largest single month of collections – more than $2.5 million – since 2015. To date,…

Kansas Hospital, Coffey Health System, Agrees to Pay $250,000 To Settle False Claims Act Allegations

KANSAS CITY, KS (StatesNewsToday.com) – U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister announced Friday that Coffey Health System has agreed to pay the U.S. government $250,000 to settle claims that it violated the False Claims Act. Coffey Health System (“CHS”) operates a twenty-five bed critical access hospital located in Burlington, Kan. The United…

Chief Justices, Attorneys General Consider How to Change the Conversation on Crime, Mental Illness in Dartmouth-Hitchcock Panel June 11

Lebanon, NH (StatesNewsToday.com) – When dealing with the complex issues of crime and mental illness, law enforcement agencies and the courts have needed to become innovative in their approach. At the same time, first responders of all types have a higher incidence of mental health challenges than the public as…

Governors, California, Oregon, Washington Sign Joint Letter Urging States to Enact Laws to Protect Reproductive Freedom

California Governor Gavin Newsom, Oregon Governor Kate Brown and Washington Governor Jay Inslee sign joint letter calling on other states to strengthen reproductive health laws California Governor Gavin Newsom signs proclamation on reproductive health SACRAMENTO, CA (StatesNewsToday.com) – In response to the extreme escalation of attacks on reproductive choice and…

Legend Bank, Bowie, Texas, Acquires the Insured Deposits of The Enloe State Bank, Cooper, Texas

(StatesNewsToday.com) – The Enloe State Bank, Cooper, Texas, was closed Friday by the Texas Department of Banking, which then appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver. To protect the depositors, the FDIC entered into a purchase and assumption agreement with Legend Bank, N.A., Bowie, Texas, to assume the…

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt Releases Annual Vehicle Stops Report

Jefferson City, MO (StatesNewsToday.com) – Friday Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt released the annual Vehicle Stops Report required of his office under the statutes passed by SB 1053. This Vehicle Stops Report is the first aggregation showing data collected under the newly implemented residency question. Additionally, Schmitt has pledged even…

Legislature extends Kansas Governor’s disaster declaration regarding recent severe weather

Topeka, KS (StatesNewsToday.com) – The Kansas Legislature unanimously passed House Concurrent Resolution 5015 extending Governor Laura Kelly’s disaster declaration regarding recent flooding and severe storms through January 13, 2020. “Due to flooding and storms in numerous Kansas counties, I declared a state of disaster to enable emergency response resources and…

NASA News: NASA to Announce Commercial Opportunities at International Space Station

(StatesNewsToday.com) – NASA will announce the agency’s plans to open the International Space Station to expanded commercial activities at 10 a.m. EDT Friday, June 7, at Nasdaq in New York City. The news conference will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Participants in the news briefing…