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12/19/2011

Treasurer McCord: Make Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Program Part of Year-End Tax Planning
 
Contribute before December 31 to reduce 2011 state taxes; New accounts open for free
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12/14/2011

Governor Corbett Announces $31.5 Million Investment in Recreation, Conservation, Community Revitalization Projects Statewide
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced an investment of $31.5 million for 218 conservation and recreation projects designed to protect natural resources and revitalize communities across the state
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12/6/2011

Governor and Mrs. Corbett Light Capitol Christmas Tree, Honor Heroes
 
Governor Tom Corbett, along with his wife, Susan, and 14-year-old Colin Vengen, lit the Capitol Christmas tree today during a ceremony in the Rotunda honoring Pennsylvania's heroes who helped residents survive this year's storms and floods.
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12/5/2011

Pennsylvania First in Nation to Adopt New Driver License Security Feature
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today deployed a new security hologram that makes it easier to spot fake drivers' licenses and identification cards. Pennsylvania is the first state in the nation to use this enhanced security feature.
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12/5/2011

First Lady Susan Corbett Kicks off a 'Pennsylvania Christmas' at the Governor's Residence
 
"A Pennsylvania Christmas," a decorating theme celebrating official state symbols, will welcome visitors to the Governor's Residence this holiday season, First Lady Susan Corbett said today.
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11/28/2011

Luzerne County Man Claims $37.6 Million Powerball Jackpot
 
Using the change from buying a granola bar and cup of coffee to purchase a PowerballĘ ticket on a whim transformed into a $37.6 million windfall for Steven Lloyd of Harding
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11/23/2011

Revenue Department Reminds Cyber Monday Shoppers to Pay Use Tax
 
Shoppers planning to take advantage of Cyber Monday Internet sales on Nov. 28 are reminded to check receipts for sales tax charges, and save purchase records not reflecting sales tax to facilitate payment of use tax in the new year, Department of Revenue Secretary Dan Meuser said today.
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11/23/2011

Governor Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett Volunteer at Lancaster Mission
 
Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett volunteered at the Water Street Mission in Lancaster, as the mission held its annual Great Thanksgiving Banquet for the homeless and hungry.
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11/22/2011

PennDOT, PA Turnpike Unveil New Tow Plow, Stress Motorist Safety
 
State Transportation Secretary Barry J. Schoch and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission's Chief Operating Officer Craig R. Shuey today unveiled Pennsylvania's latest weapon in their battle against winter weather: a 30-foot-long, tow-behind snowplow.
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11/21/2011

Luzerne County Turkey Hill Sells $59.9 Million Jackpot-Winning Powerball Ticket
 
Pennsylvania Lottery officials today announced that the Turkey Hill at 980 Wyoming Ave., Exeter, Luzerne County, sold the single jackpot-winning ticket for the $59.9 million Nov. 19 Powerball drawing.
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11/16/2011

Governor Corbett Calls for Education Reform at Philadelphia Rally
 
Governor Tom Corbett today called for action on his education reform plan during a rally at the First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School attended by several hundred students, teachers and supporters.
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11/14/2011

Governor Corbett Signs 'Safety in Youth Sports Act'
 
Governor Tom Corbett today ceremonially signed the "Safety in Youth Sports Act,'' a bill intended to prevent serious head injuries in student athletes and strengthen education about the risks of concussions.
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11/11/2011

First Lady Susan Corbett Marks Veterans Day, Tours Military Museum
 
The museum celebrates the state's rich military history and emphasizes the 20th century roles of Pennsylvania-based units.
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11/11/2011

Governor Corbett meets with PSU students
 
Group talks about this past week and the future of the University
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11/10/2011

Gov. Tom Corbett commented on the situation at Penn State
 
This evening, Gov. Tom Corbett commented on the situation at Penn State University, where a former football coach was recently charged with sex crimes involving minors. Subsequently, the university's president and head football coach were fired.
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