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1/7/2017

101st Farm Show Opening Ceremony Launches a New Century for PA Agriculture at 'Our Commonwealth's Blue Ribbon Experience'
 
After 100 years, the tradition runs deep, but the venue was new and the focus on the future for today's opening of the 2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. Future agriculture leaders and young people representing the state's major commodity products joined Governor Tom Wolf, Senator Bob Casey, Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson, and State Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding.
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1/6/2016

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding joins groups at the Fill A Glass With Hope event at the Pennsylvania Farm Show.
 
Fill a Glass With Hope is a partnership formed among Feeding Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Dairymen's Association, Mid-Atlantic Dairy, agriculture partners, and business leaders that provides fresh milk to Pennsylvania families in need through Feeding Pennsylvania's statewide network of food banks. Initially launched in June 2014 as an initiative with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, an announcement was made at the 2016 Farm Show that this program - through Feeding Pennsylvania - was being expanded to become Pennsylvania's first statewide charitable fresh milk program.
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1/5/2016

Pennsylvania Residents Urged to Test Homes for Radon
 
Harrisburg, PA - The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today urged all Pennsylvanians to test their homes for radon, a deadly radioactive gas that's the leading cause of lung cancer in non- smokers in the United States. DEP also urged residents to take action to reduce radon levels in their homes if they are high.
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1/5/2017

Half-Ton Butter Sculpture Showcases Culture of Stewardship During 101st Farm Show
 
'Our Commonwealth's Blue Ribbon Experience' Kicks Off January 7. A sculpture paying tribute to the history of environmental stewardship by dairy farmers, and crafted from more than 1,000 pounds of butter, was unveiled today at the 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg.
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1/4/2016

$3.3 Billion in Payments to Schools, Counties and Human Service Organizations Will Be Available Beginning Tomorrow
 
Pennsylvania Treasury sent approximately 16,400 expedited payments in half the usual time
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1/4/2016

$3.3 Billion in Payments to Schools, Counties and Human Service Organizations Will Be Available Beginning Tomorrow
 
Harrisburg -The Pennsylvania Treasury today announced it has completed sending out all of the 16,400 expedited payments totaling nearly $3.3 billion and that school districts, counties and human service organizations could begin to receive their delayed state payments as soon as tomorrow
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1/4/2016

Governor Wolf Tours Universal Pasteurization Company and PRA Health Sciences on 'Jobs that Pay' Tour Stops
 
Harrisburg, PA - Today, Governor Tom Wolf made two 'Jobs that Pay' tour stops. Both the Universal Pasteurization Company and PRA Health Sciences are Governor's Action Team (GAT) projects. The Governor's Action Team is a group of experienced economic development professionals that serve as a single point of contact for companies looking to establish new business operations in Pennsylvania or companies considering retention and/or expansion of existing Pennsylvania operations.
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12/31/2015

'Cashless' Tolling Starts Sunday at PA Turnpike Bridge over Delaware
 
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) reminds motorists of tolling changes coming this weekend to the eastern end of the PA Turnpike in Bucks County
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12/29/2015

Governor Wolf Rejects Republican Plan to Cut Education; Releases Emergency Funding
 
Governor Tom Wolf today rejected the Republican budget that cuts $95 million from education and is out-of-balance, while directing emergency funding for key services. Last week, Republican leaders walked away from a historic bipartisan budget agreement and passed an irresponsible budget so they could return home to their districts and take holiday vacations.
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12/29/2015

Governor Wolf Rejects Republican Plan to Cut Education; Releases Emergency Funding
 
Governor Tom Wolf today rejected the Republican budget that cuts $95 million from education and is out-of-balance, while directing emergency funding for key services.
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12/18/2015

Harrisburg Terrorist Press Conference
 
PA Homeland Security Director Marcus Brown holds a Press Conference about the 19 year-old Harrisburg man arrested on ISIL support charges.
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12/18/2015

PA Director of Homeland Security Marcus Brown gave an update on an ISIL-related arrest in Pennsylvania
 
Harrisburg, PA - Today, PA Director of Homeland Security Marcus Brown gave an update on the ISIL-related arrest of Jalil Ibn Ameer Aziz in Harrisburg.
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12/16/2015

Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force
 
Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force (PITF) this afternoon at the DEP South Central Regional Office
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12/15/2015

Pennsylvania's Physician General Highlights 'Stopping the Flu Starts with YOU' Campaign during Visit to Harrisburg Vaccine Clinic
 
Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today visited a Harrisburg school to highlight important measures everyone should take in order to avoid getting - and spreading -- the flu.
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12/15/2015

Pennsylvania's Physician General Highlights 'Stopping the Flu Starts with YOU' Campaign during Visit to Harrisburg Vaccine Clinic
 
Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today visited a Harrisburg school to highlight important measures everyone should take in order to avoid getting - and spreading -- the flu. The Department of Health partnered with Harrisburg School District to hold a flu vaccine clinic at Downey Elementary School in conjunction with the department's 'Stopping the Flu Starts with YOU' campaign.
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