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Attorney General agents charge six in connection with steroid distribution in the Lehigh Valley and suburban Philadelphia
Narcotics agents from the Attorney General's Office have filed criminal charges against six suspects connected to the use and distribution of steroids in the Chester, Lehigh, Montgomery and Northampton County areas.


Governor Rendell Releases Poll Showing Transportation Funding Support
Governor Edward G. Rendell today released results of a poll that tested Pennsylvanians' attitudes toward their transportation infrastructure and its funding needs.


Governor Rendell Announces Budgetary Reserve Plan, Urges Other State Leaders to Follow his Lead
Governor Edward G. Rendell today announced a plan to put $212 million into budgetary reserve because Pennsylvania did not receive as much federal funding as it had anticipated when the state budget was finalized in July.


Attorney General Corbett announces $250,000 consumer protection settlement with CVS concerning expired drugs and food products
Attorney General Tom Corbett today announced that the Attorney General's Health Care Section has reached a $250,000 consumer protection settlement with the CVS Pharmacy chain addressing complaints that expired over the counter drugs, infant formula, baby food, dairy products and other food items were sold at stores in Pennsylvania.


Sec. LaHood More Optimistic Than Ever About a Transportation Bill Moving Forward in Washington
Building America's Future (, a national and bipartisan coalition dedicated to securing a renewed and reformed federal commitment to infrastructure, today held a national forum: "America's Infrastructure at a Crossroads.


Eleven charged in connection with $600,000 Philadelphia-based cocaine operations
Agents from the Attorney General's office today filed criminal charges against 11 individuals connected with two separate, but similar, drug operations allegedly responsible for distributing nearly $600,000 worth of cocaine in Philadelphia, its suburban counties and across central Pennsylvania.


Pennsylvania, New Jersey Propose Public-Private Partnership to Revamp Scudder Falls Bridge
The narrow, heavily traveled Scudder Falls Bridge carrying Interstate 95 over the Delaware River would undergo major renovations through a public-private partnership, under a plan to be proposed by Governors Edward G. Rendell of Pennsylvania and Chris Christie of New Jersey.


Labor and Industry Secretary Comments on Passage of Federal Extension of UC Benefits
The Federal Government has extended the Emergency Unemployment Compensation, or EUC, program and full federal funding for state Extended Benefits, or EB. Secretary Sandi Vito of the PA Dept of Labor and Industry commented on the passage of the legislation and made recommendations to claimants.


Attorney General Corbett announces statewide wave of legal actions against home improvement contractors
Attorney General Tom Corbett today announced legal actions against a series of home improvement contractors across Pennsylvania.


Governor Rendell Urges Senate Transportation Committee to Work to Meet Road, Bridge and Transit Funding Challenges this Year
With a little hard work this summer, legislative leaders can solve Pennsylvania's transportation funding problem without fiscal pain, Governor Edward G. Rendell today told members of the Senate Transportation Committee in Harrisburg.


Allegheny River Bridge Demolition went off on Schedule
Part of the old Turnpike Allegheny River Bridge was demolished this morning a few minutes after 10, dropping into the river and onto an island below.


Report Faults Clearfield County Gas Well Operators for June 3 Blowout; DEP Outlines Proper Procedures for all Marcellus Drilling Firms
Untrained personnel and the failure to use proper well control procedures were the principal causes of a June 3 natural gas well blowout in Clearfield County, according to an independent investigation that was released today by the Department of Environmental Protection.


Governor Rendell: New Report Shows Economy Sorely Needs Freight Infrastructure Investments
Freight volume will double in 40 years, resulting in 50 percent more trucks on highways and straining air, rail and port capacity, according to a new report highlighted today by Governor Edward G. Rendell.


PA Lottery Statewide System Now Operational
Pennsylvania Lottery officials said that its statewide computer network that sells terminal-based games and validates winning tickets was again operational as of 11:42 a.m.


Governor Rendell Signs Jobs Bill to Spur $1.2 Billion Investment in PA's Economy, Create 18,000 Jobs
At a time when the state and the nation are showing positive economic signs, Governor Edward G. Rendell today signed a jobs bill that will put people to work on important construction projects that will account for at least $1.2 billion in new investments in Pennsylvania's communities.