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1/14/2015

Auditor General DePasquale Says Underfunded Municipal Pension Liability Now $7.7 Billion, Up $1 Billion in Two Years
 
Updated pension report reinforces need for swift legislative action
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1/10/2015

Governor Corbett Opens 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show
 
Governor Tom Corbett today opened the 99th Pennsylvania Farm Show by welcoming visitors to celebrate the state's agriculture industry.
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1/8/2015

25th Annual Pennsylvania Farm Show Butter Sculpture Depicts Groundbreaking Milk Distribution Program
 
A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter and showcasing a fundraising campaign for an innovative food bank milk program was unveiled today at the Pennsylvania Farm Show.
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12/29/2014

PENNSYLVANIA'S PHYSICIAN GENERAL: "RESOLVE TO REGISTER" AND BECOME AN ORGAN AND TISSUE DONOR IN THE NEW YEAR
 
Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone calls it an easy New Year's Resolution that takes only 30 seconds and can save lives
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12/17/2014

Auditor General DePasquale Says Future of Nation's First Historically Black University is Dire Without Swift, Decisive Action at State Level
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said that the future of historic Cheyney University in Chester County is bleak and projected to worsen, unless drastic action is taken at the state level to address escalating debt, falling revenues, and declining enrollments.
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12/15/2014

Dog Licenses for 2015 Now Available at County Treasurers' Offices; All Dogs Must be Licensed by Jan. 1
 
Pennsylvanians can now purchase 2015 dog licenses from their county treasurers. State law requires all dogs three months and older to be licensed by Jan. 1 of each year.
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12/10/2014

Auditor General DePasquale Says DCED Must Improve Accountability, Oversight of Job Creation Programs
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said an audit of the Department of Community and Economic Development shows that additional transparency and accountability is needed for better oversight of the hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer-funded job creation programs.
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12/9/2014

Governor Corbett; First Lady Susan Corbett Encourage Pennsylvanians to Support Their Local Food Bank
 
Governor Tom Corbett, along with First Lady Susan Corbett today encouraged Pennsylvanians to donate to food banks statewide during the holidays and year round as they delivered boxes of food to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank in Harrisburg.
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12/8/2014

First Lady Susan Corbett Kicks of "Christmas through the Years" at the Governor's Residence
 
First Lady Susan Corbett today opened the doors of the Governor's Residence for the 2014 holiday tour season. The theme this year is "Christmas through the Years." The decorations will reflect holiday decorations and styles through the decades.
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12/4/2014

Governor, First Lady Host Annual Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony and Urge Pennsylvanians to Participate in Capitol Food Drive
 
Today, Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett celebrated the holiday season by lighting the capitol Christmas tree located on the front steps of the Main Capitol Building. The theme of this year's tree lighting was "Giving in the Spirit."
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12/3/2014

During Awareness Week, PennDOT Highlights Mature Driver Resources
 
With the number of older drivers on the rise in Pennsylvania, PennDOT today marked Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, Dec. 1-5, by highlighting the importance of roadway safety and older driver mobility.
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11/25/2014

Pa. Turnpike Expecting 2.7 Million Vehicles Over Thanksgiving With snow in the forecast, motorists urged to drive safely.
 
The most heavily traveled holiday of the year is Thanksgiving, and this year more than 2.7 million drivers are expected to travel the Pa. Turnpike from today to Dec. 1. With snow in the forecast, Turnpike officials are asking motorists to be more alert and cautious while traveling.
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11/25/2014

Tips to Avoid a Turkey-Frying Homeowners Catastrophe
 
Deep frying a turkey, while a tasty alternative to the traditional oven-roasted main course, can lead to fire and serious injury if you are not careful. The Pennsylvania Insurance Department and the Office of the State Fire Commissioner caution consumers to be extra careful if deep frying a turkey is part of your Thanksgiving celebration.
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11/24/2014

Attorney General Kane's Mobile Street Crimes Unit arrests 239 criminals during Harrisburg deployment
 
Unit takes more than $300,000 worth of heroin off the streets of Harrisburg
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11/20/2014

PennDOT, State Police Focus on Seat Belt Use, Impaired Driving During 'Operation Safe Holiday'
 
Keeping the upcoming holiday season free of tragic vehicle crashes is the aim of "Operation Safe Holiday," a joint campaign by Pennsylvania State Police, PennDOT and local law enforcement. The holiday enforcement will focus on nighttime seat belt use and impaired driving.
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