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6/24/2014

Governor Corbett Announces Philadelphia-Based Food Manufacturer Dietz and Watson to Expand and Create a New 'Food Campus' in Tacony
 
Continuing to advance his JOBS1st PA initiative, Governor Tom Corbett today joined with Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter to announce that Dietz and Watson, a Philadelphia-based, fourth generation family-owned food manufacturer, will nearly double its footprint in the Tacony section of Philadelphia, creating 158 new jobs in Pennsylvania and is committed to retaining its current 691 Philadelphia-based employees.
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6/23/2014

Pa. Turnpike Celebrates Start of $198 Million Reconstruction Project in Montgomery County Turnpike leaders, lawmakers break ground on Northeastern Extension six-lane widening.
 
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) leaders and elected officials this morning marked the start of a major project to rebuild and widen the busiest section of the Northeastern Extension in Montgomery County. Officials broke ground on the $198 million project to completely reconstruct a five-mile section of Interstate 476 and expand the highway from four to six lanes.
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6/23/2014

Attorney General Kane releases Sandusky review Inexcusable delays throughout 2009 and 2010
 
A review of the Jerry Sandusky investigation released today by Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane confirmed that the investigation took too long because of crucial missteps and inexplicable delays in bringing a serial child molester to justice.
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6/20/2014

Governor Tom Corbett Address 95th Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars Statewide Convention.
 
LANCASTER - Governor Tom Corbett spoke addressed the 95th Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars Statewide Convention, where he outlined his efforts to help veterans across Pennsylvania. The Governor also addressed the recent problems with federal VA facilities, and outlined his efforts to help address any issues Pennsylvania veterans may be having with their local VA.
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6/19/2014

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Announces Groundbreaking Pilot Program to Distribute Milk through Local Food Banks
 
Harrisburg - Agriculture Secretary George Greig announced today Pennsylvanians will be able to access milk at food banks in 27 counties through an innovative milk distribution pilot program Greig joined partners from the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Harrisburg Dairies and representatives from the Pennsylvania Association of Milk Dealers, Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association and the Center for Dairy Excellence at the food bank, which will distribute the milk to its affiliates across the state. This program will help 55,000 people served by the food bank.
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6/17/2014

PA Turnpike Commission Approves 2015 Toll Increase
 
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) today approved a five percent toll increase for both E-ZPass and cash customers; the increase will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 4, 2015.
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6/17/2014

Governor Corbett Comments on Budget Negotiations; Reaffirms Need for Pension Reform and Liquor Bill
 
Governor Tom Corbett today issued a statement, setting his expectations for budget negotiations as the June 30 deadline approaches.
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6/16/2014

Governor Corbett Signs Historic Chesapeake Bay Agreement
 
Pennsylvania renews commitment to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay
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6/16/2014

Governor Corbett: Pennsylvania Receives Silver Shovel Award in Recognition of Excellence in State Economic Development
 
Top 10 projects submitted projected to create 4,800 new jobs and generate $796 million in private investment
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6/13/2014

Governor Corbett Meets with Veterans Groups, Repeats Call for President to Allow States to Help Reform Federal VA Facilities
 
Williamsport- After sitting down with local veterans and the leaders of several veterans advocacy groups, Governor Tom Corbett today repeated his demand for better care for our veterans at federal Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities.
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6/13/2014

Governor Tom Corbett comments on the need for pension reform as part of the budget process.
 
Governor Tom Corbett comments on the need for pension reform as part of the budget process.
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6/8/2014

Governor's Residence Opens for 4th Annual 'Arts in the Garden' Event
 
Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett welcomed visitors to the Governor's Residence today as part of the fourth annual Arts in the Garden open house.
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6/5/2014

Governor Corbett Kicks Off Pocono 400 Weekend with First-of-its-Kind NASCAR Hauler Parade in Harrisburg
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today led Pennsylvania's first-of-its-kind hauler parade through Harrisburg, a unique procession of NASCAR racecar haulers on their way to the Pocono 400. He was joined by Pocono Raceway President and CEO Brandon Igdalsky, co-chairman of the House Motorsports Caucus and State Representative John Payne (R-Dauphin) and Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse.
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6/3/2014

Governor Corbett Secures Support of Nation's Governors to Call for Swift Action, Better Care for Veterans Urges President Obama to Allow States to Inspect VA Facilities to Ensure Compliance, Patient Safety and Quality of Care.
 
Harrisburg- In an effort led by Governor Tom Corbett, six governors representing nearly 5 million veterans today called on President Obama to immediately put the health and safety of our nation's veterans first and bring quick and decisive reforms to end the problems plaguing U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' health system nationwide.
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6/2/2014

Governor Corbett Announces "Patients First" Leadership Team Team Will Facilitate Healthcare Discussions with UPMC, Highmark; Focus on Patients, Consumers
 
Harrisburg − Governor Tom Corbett today issued the following statement regarding the ongoing contractual dispute between UPMC and Highmark in western Pennsylvania: "I have created the 'Patients First' Leadership Team and have directed my Insurance Commissioner Mike Consedine and Department of Health Secretary Michael Wolf to meet with Highmark and UPMC senior management and facilitate discussions to make sure that Pennsylvanians in the western part of the Commonwealth have clarity about their health care come January 1, 2015, and in the years to come.
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