Gov. Inslee appoints two new Building Code Council members, per legal resolution | Washington

Gov.  Inslee appoints two new Building Code Council members, per legal resolution |  Washington

(The Center Square) – After legal action, Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed two new members to the Washington State Building Code Council (SBCC): Daimon Doyle and Craig Holt. The SBCC was created to advise the Legislature on building code issues and to develop the building codes used in Washington. Doyle is a Life Director for … Read more

Gov. Inslee appoints two new Building Code Council members, per legal resolution | National News

Gov.  Inslee appoints two new Building Code Council members, per legal resolution |  National News

(The Center Square) – After legal action, Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed two new members to the Washington State Building Code Council (SBCC): Daimon Doyle and Craig Holt. The SBCC was created to advise the Legislature on building code issues and to develop the building codes used in Washington. Doyle is a Life Director for … Read more

Bird flu spreads to 3 more commercial flocks in Pa.; 4.2M birds affected | news

Bird flu spreads to 3 more commercial flocks in Pa.;  4.2M birds affected |  news

Fifteen commercial flocks in east central Pennsylvania have been infected with avian flu. Cases in various bird species have been confirmed this spring in Venango and Crawford counties. AP file HARRISBURG — The count of birds affected by Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Pennsylvania reached 4,243,400 as three additional cases were confirmed by the US … Read more

Oklahoma House votes to raise costs of commercial medical marijuana licenses | govt-and-politics

Oklahoma House votes to raise costs of commercial medical marijuana licenses |  govt-and-politics

The Oklahoma House of Representatives moved closer to its goal of comprehensive medical marijuana reform on Thursday with the passage of six additional bills, including a substantial hike in the cost of most commercial licenses. House Bill 2179, by Rep. Scott Fetgatter, R-Okmulgee, would create a tiered commercial grower fee structure based on size and … Read more

Nova Scotia’s finance minister ruling out cut to gasoline taxes as prices rise

Nova Scotia’s finance minister ruling out cut to gasoline taxes as prices rise

HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s finance minister says that as gas and food prices continue to soar, the province is working on another targeted package of relief for those with lower incomes. However, Allan MacMaster says the government is currently ruling out measures for the wider population, including a cut to gasoline taxes. MacMaster said following … Read more

Bird flu spreads to 3 more commercial flocks in Pa.; 4.2M birds affected | news

Bird flu spreads to 3 more commercial flocks in Pa.;  4.2M birds affected |  news

HARRISBURG – The count of birds affected by Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Pennsylvania reached 4,243,400 as three additional cases were confirmed by the US Department of Agriculture. The affected birds are among 15 commercial flocks in Berks and Lancaster counties. The three latest impacted flocks all are in Berks County and were confirmed May … Read more

United Way awards $ 30,0000 in grants for social innovations | Business

United Way awards $ 30,0000 in grants for social innovations |  Business

Officials with the United Way of East TN Highlands has awarded three nonprofit organizations each a $ 10,000 social innovation grant. “We are so excited to announce that United Way has invested $ 30,000 to help our local nonprofits think outside the box and find innovative ways to solve our community’s most pressing needs,” Leslie … Read more

Summit to introduce business opportunities in regional climate innovation sector | News

Summit to introduce business opportunities in regional climate innovation sector |  News

Business opportunities in the fast-growing climate innovations industries will be the topic of discussion during an upcoming summit being hosted by the Eastern Sierra Small Business Resource Center (BRC) and Cerro Coso Community College. The Eastern Sierra Entrepreneur Regional Summit for Climate Innovation and Business Opportunities will be held on Tuesday, May 31, from 4 … Read more

New bipartisan bill would force Google to break up its ad business

New bipartisan bill would force Google to break up its ad business

U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) speaks during the U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 13, 2020. Demetrius Freeman Pool | Reuters A new bipartisan proposal takes aim at Google and would force it to break up its digital advertising … Read more

Med City residents upset over the upcoming demolition of a historic building | News

Med City residents upset over the upcoming demolition of a historic building |  News

ROCHESTER, Minn.-The Rochester City Council voted 4 to 3 at its meeting on Monday to allow a developer to demolish a historic Med City building in order to make space for their Citywalk Apartments project. The former boarding house was built by Mayor Martin Heffron in 1917 and is located at 219 Sixth Ave. SW. … Read more