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2/4/2014

Governor Corbett's 2014-15 Executive Budget Drives Strategic Investment for Stronger Pennsylvania
 
Governor Tom Corbett today presented his 2014-15 budget to the General Assembly, telling lawmakers that the $29.4 billion spending plan continues to drive the values of strategic investment and prudent fiscal management to address the commonwealth's core funding needs.
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2/2/2014

6 More Weeks of Winter
 
Groundhog Day 2014
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2/1/2014

Governor Corbett Unveils More Than $200 Million Investment to Improve State Parks, Forests; Unveils Pennsylvania Outdoor Adventure Guide
 
Governor Tom Corbett today offered a preview of his 2014-15 budget proposal with an announcement that he is launching Enhance Penn's Woods, a 2-year, more than $200 million effort to repair and upgrade our natural treasures. The Governor is directing the pooling of resources and dedicating an additional $45 million dollars toward a comprehensive infrastructure development plan in state parks and forests through fiscal year 2014-15.
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1/30/2014

Governor Corbett Tours East Pennsboro KinderCare, Announces $10 Million Proposal to Expand Quality Early Learning
 
Governor Tom Corbett today previewed a 2014- 15 budget proposal that will increase funding in the Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts program by $10 million, allowing approximately 1,670 additional Pennsylvania pre-school children to access high-quality early learning.
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1/29/2014

Governor Corbett Tours Community Center, Announces $22.4 Million Proposal to Reduce Waiting List for Intellectual Disabilities Services
 
Governor Tom Corbett today previewed a 2014-15 budget proposal that will increase funding by $22.4 million, allowing approximately 1,100 additional Pennsylvanians with intellectual disabilities to receive home and community-based services.
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1/27/2014

Governor Corbett, U.S. Rep. Dent Make Announcement Regarding CHIP
 
Governor Tom Corbett joined U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, (PA-15) regarding legislation that will permanently preserve PA Children's Health Insurance Program (PA CHIP), as well as protect similar programs in other states. PA CHIP is a nationally recognized program.
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1/22/2014

Governor Corbett Proposes $2.2 Million Increase in Funding for Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Programs
 
Governor Tom Corbett today offered a preview of his 2014-15 budget proposal with an announcement that he plans to increase funding for rape crisis services and domestic violence prevention.
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1/21/2014

Governor Tom Corbett Discusses the Future of Energy in Pennsylvania
 
Governor Tom Corbett today toured the Pennsylvania College of Technology's Earth Science Center in Williamsport. The tour is part of the governor's commitment to the future of energy in Pennsylvania. Gov. Corbett stands by the belief that "Energy = Jobs" and he is working to make the commonwealth a national leader in both energy production and natural resources. The growth in Pennsylvania's energy industry will have a positive impact on the state economy and on the individual level by creating family-sustaining jobs.
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1/20/2014

Governor Corbett Participates in Bell Ringing Ceremony in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
 
Governor Tom Corbett today joined local officials and representatives at the 29th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Bell Ringing Ceremony in Philadelphia.
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1/17/2014

Department of Revenue Introduces PA Free File, Opens Personal Income Tax Season in Coming Days
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue today announced that PA Free File, which offers free, safe and convenient Internet-based, electronic filing options, will be available this year for qualifying taxpayers to file state and federal personal income tax returns simultaneously.
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1/16/2014

Insurance Department: An Annual Insurance Review Could Put Money Back in Your Pocket
 
A lot can happen in 12 months, and changes from last year such as remodeling your home, purchasing a new car, or a birth or death in the household, could affect your insurance premium.
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1/13/2014

First Lady Susan Corbett Recognizes Academic Achievement of Mooreland Elementary School in Carlisle
 
First Lady Susan Corbett today presented the Governor's Award for Excellence in Academics to Mooreland Elementary School in Carlisle Area School District, Cumberland County
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1/10/2014

Governor Corbett, Acting Secretary of Education Recognize Academic Achievement of Three Schools in Derry Township School District
 
Gov. Tom Corbett today presented the Governor's Award for Excellence in Academics to three schools in Derry Township School District, Dauphin County. Hershey Middle School, Hershey High School and Hershey Intermediate Elementary School all were awarded a banner for their academic performance.
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1/9/2014

Winter Driving Awareness Week Encourages Safe Driving, Preparation
 
Although Pennsylvania is heading for a January thaw, safe winter driving skills will be called on again soon, and as part of the state's first Winter Driving Awareness Week, PennDOT is asking all drivers to be ready.
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1/9/2014

Pennsylvania Farm Show Encourages Visitors to 'Fill a Glass with Hope' and Support Milk Distribution Program for Pennsylvanians in Need
 
Pennsylvania's first-of-its-kind milk distribution program will receive a boost through the "Fill a Glass with Hope" campaign that kicked off today at the 99th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg.
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