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STATE News: SANTA FE — The State Purchasing Division (SPD) of the General Services Department has implemented electronic signature technology for general services contracts that agencies must submit to SPD for signature, General Services Secretary Ken Ortiz announced Friday. The implementation means the contracts no longer have to be printed and circulated for so-called wet …

CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide New Jersey State Police and authorities in Wayne are on the look out for a trio they say broke into a towing yard and took items from an impounded Porsche. Two suspects arrived in two white Mercedes sedans outside J&M towing yard in Wayne on July …

HOUSTON – A recent change in the way the state is counting COVID-19 deaths may explain why the total number of deaths on Harris County’s coronavirus dashboard doesn’t line up with the state’s dashboard, according to Houston health officials. As of Tuesday night, the Texas Department of Health and Human Services listed 1,127 deaths in …

The state of Wyoming will again extend a largely unchanged collection of health orders intended to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Gov. Mark Gordon’s office announced Tuesday afternoon. The notable difference between this order and previous iterations is more explicit guidance on schools. While the order allows for brick-and-mortar K-12 schools, community colleges …

Lawmakers and the public to honor John Lewis as his body lies in state at US Capitol  CNN Selma Helped Define John Lewis’s Life. In Death, He Returned One Last Time.  The New York Times Watch: John Lewis’ Coffin Makes Final Selma Bridge Crossing | NBC News  NBC News Martin Luther King III calls for voting rights reform …

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Both San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties say they’re running out of traditional ICU beds and need more staff, so where are the state’s touted Health Corps workers? Gov. Newsom is standing behind this program despite it barely being put into action. At a press conference Friday, Newsom said, “Health Corps is one …

NEW CASTLE — The Brandywine Valley SPCA joins shelters across the country using state-of-the-art facial recognition technology to help identify lost dogs and cats so they get back to their families. BVSPCA has partnered with Finding Rover, developer of technology to match photos uploaded by shelters and pet owners to match pets through facial recognition.Every …

Florida surpassed 400,000 total coronavirus cases on Friday, one day after Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state had “clearly stabilized with the cases.” As of 9:25 a.m. ET Friday, Florida had recorded some 402,312 cases of COVID-19, according to data compiled by the state Department of Health. The state logged an average of 10,700 cases …

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) – Vermont health care regulators are mulling over a proposed rate hike which could raise health insurance premiums for the state’s largest carrier. In a year that has thrown the predictability of the heath care system for a loop, it’s the latest effort by the industry to stabilize costs. Blue Cross Blue …

CLOSE The WHO and over 200 medical experts agree with new research that shows COVID-19 could be carried by cough droplets and travel up 26 feet. USA TODAY The world hit yet another grim milestone on Saturday in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic as the global death tally surpassed 600,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. Of …