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2/5/2013

Governor Corbett's Budget Offers Hope for Pennsylvania's Future
 
Governor Tom Corbett today presented his 2013-14 budget to the General Assembly, telling lawmakers that thanks to two years of fiscal restraint, Pennsylvania is now on a solid financial footing for the future.
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2/1/2013

University Leaders Thank Governor for Level Funding, Agree to Work at Keeping Tuition Increases Low for Pennsylvania Students
 
Governor Tom Corbett, joined by a dozen leaders of state universities, announced today that the proposed 2013-14 budget will maintain funding levels for state and state-related universities.
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1/30/2013

Insurance Department Marks 20 Years of CHIP Coverage, Announces Governor Corbett's $8.5 Million Proposal to Insure More Children
 
The state Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) celebrated its 20th year of providing coverage today by announcing that $8.5 million in funding will be proposed in Governor Corbett's 2013-14 budget to focus on expanding the number of insured children in Pennsylvania.
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1/30/2013

Governor Corbett Announces Liquor Privatization Plan Highlighting Consumer Choice and Convenience; $1 Billion Proceeds to Education
 
Governor Tom Corbett, joined by Rep. Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, today announced his plan to privatize the liquor system in Pennsylvania and committed $1 billion in proceeds from the process to education funding.
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1/29/2013

Governor Corbett Announces Funding for Three New State Police Classes
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced that his 2013-14 budget will provide funding for three new classes of cadets for the Pennsylvania State Police.
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1/29/2013

First Lady Susan Corbett Read to Carlisle Elementary School Students
 
Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett read to children at North Dickinson Elementary School, 151 N. Dickinson School Road, Carlisle today.
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1/29/2013

Department of Health Previews Governor Corbett's $5 Million Proposal to Increase Access to Health Care in Rural and Underserved Areas
 
Gov. Tom Corbett's 2013-14 budget will increase access to health care in rural and underserved areas by funding community health centers and additional medical services, as well as expanding programs to help attract and retain health care practitioners.
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1/28/2013

Agriculture Department Warns Restaurants of Potential Scam
 
Restaurant owners, managers and staff across the state are urged to be on guard against a potential scam in which an unidentified caller claims to be a health inspector and asks for business information and money.
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1/23/2013

Governor Corbett Announces Nearly $20 Million Proposal to Reduce Waiting List for Intellectual Disabilities Services
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced that his 2013-14 budget will set aside nearly $20 million to provide home and community-based services for approximately 1,200 Pennsylvania adults with intellectual disabilities.
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1/22/2013

DEP Reminds Consumers about New Electronics Recycling Law
 
The Department of Environmental Protection is reminding consumers and businesses that on Thursday, Jan. 24, they will no longer be able to throw away their electronic devices with their trash.
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1/21/2013

Governor Corbett Participates in Liberty Bell Ceremony in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
 
Governor Tom Corbett participated in the National Bell Ringing Ceremony honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday Jan. 21, at the Liberty Bell, 701 Market St., Philadelphia.
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1/17/2013

Governor Corbett Determines Lottery Private Management Agreement is in Seniors' Best Interest
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced that contracting private management of the Pennsylvania Lottery with Camelot Global Services PA LLC is clearly in the best interest of Pennsylvania's seniors.
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1/16/2013

Governor Corbett Announces Initiative to Integrate Job Training and Employment Programs
 
Governor Tom Corbett today unveiled a pilot project at the PA CareerLink of Lancaster County that explores integration of two similar, yet separate job training and employment programs, with the goal of delivering services to jobseekers in a more efficient and effective way.
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1/15/2013

Eugene DePasquale Takes Oath as 51st Auditor General
 
Former York County Representative Eugene DePasquale became the commonwealth's 51st Auditor General in a ceremony at noon today in the State Museum of Pennsylvania. His wife Tracey presented the certificate of election before State Supreme Court Justice Debra Todd administered the oath of office.
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1/13/2013

First Lady Susan Corbett Announces Launch of Governor's Residence Online Virtual Tour
 
The tour features the public areas of the home and can be found on the Governor's Residence website
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