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U.S. Attorney Matt Martin Announces Nearly $60 Million in Grants Available • STL.News

U.S. Attorney Matt Martin Announces Nearly $60 Million in Grants Available to Support Prisoners’ Successful Reentry into Their Communities (STL.News) – U.S. Attorney Matt Martin of the Middle District of North Carolina announced today that nearly $60 million in Department of Justice grants is available to help communities address public…

Pfizer Advances Battle Against COVID-19 on Multiple Fronts • STL.News

Anti-viral compounds show activity against SARS-CoV-2 in preclinical screening Pfizer and BioNTech enter into collaboration agreement to co-develop potential COVID-19 vaccine Company shares additional data and analysis of azithromycin Launch of two new studies to provide insights on the interaction between S. pneumoniae and SARS-CoV-2 Pfizer explores studies of JAK…

Lockheed Martin To Host Virtual Annual Meeting • STL.News

BETHESDA, MD (STL.News) Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be conducted exclusively online by remote communication due to public health concerns regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and government-recommended and required limits on gatherings and events.  A virtual event will assist in protecting the health…

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…