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1/8/2016

The 2016 PA Farm Show Announces that Strawberries and Cream will be the New Milkshake Flavor
 
Today Russell C. Redding, PA Department of Agriculture Secretary and Dave Smith, Executive Director, PA Dairymen's Association, unveiled the new Milkshake Flavor during a ceremony in the food court at the PA Farm Show in Harrisburg.
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1/7/2016

1,000-Pound Butter Sculpture Showcases Best of PA Agriculture During 100th Farm Show
 
Harrisburg, PA - A sculpture made from more than 1,000 pounds of butter and showcasing the diversity of Pennsylvania agriculture exhibited throughout the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show was unveiled today at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.
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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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1/4/2016

$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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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
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12/22/2015

The Gift of Education: Turning Holiday Spending Into College Savings
 
Pennsylvania State Treasurer Timothy Reese discusses the importance of saving for college and reminds families that a Pennsylvania 529 college savings account is the gift that won't go out of style.
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12/18/2015

Director of Homeland Security Marcus Brown Gives Update on ISIL-Related Arrest in Pennsylvania
 
Today, Director of Homeland Security Marcus Brown gave and update on an ISIL-related arrest in Pennsylvania. Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement on the arrest of Jalil Ibn Ameer Aziz in Harrisburg
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12/17/2015

Give the Gift of Preparedness This Holiday Season
 
While severe winter weather has stayed away from Pennsylvania so far this winter, emergencies can happen at any time. State officials say now is a good time to consider giving loved ones the gift of emergency preparedness this year.
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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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12/14/2015

Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf celebrate the beginning of the holiday season in the Rotunda of the Main Capitol Building in Harrisburg for the lighting of the Capitol
 
Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf celebrate the beginning of the holiday season in the Rotunda of the Main Capitol Building in Harrisburg for the lighting of the Capitol
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12/11/2015

Department of Health Offers Low or No-Cost Flu Vaccines for Eligible Pennsylvanians
 
Harrisburg, PA - This week, the Pennsylvania Department of Health is providing low or no-cost flu clinics for eligible adults and children from December 7 through December 11.
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12/11/2015

In Harrisburg today, Governor Wolf served lunch at Downtown Daily Bread.
 
In Harrisburg today, Governor Wolf served lunch at Downtown Daily Bread.
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12/10/2015

Governor Wolf Announces Pennsylvania's Medicaid Expansion Population Has Exceeded 500,000
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today announced that more than half a million Pennsylvanians have enrolled in HealthChoices since Pennsylvania expanded its Medicaid program. Governor Wolf and Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas announced the milestone at an enrollment event at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
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12/9/2015

Auditor General DePasquale Says Homeless People in Pennsylvania Hurt by DCED's Inept Oversight of Federal Programs
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said that his audit of the Department of Community and Economic Development's (DCED) oversight of two federally funded programs to help prevent homelessness has major flaws that need to be addressed before more of Pennsylvania's most vulnerable families lose out on assistance.
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