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4/20/2012

First Lady Susan Corbett Encourages Parents to Talk to Kids about Underage Drinking
 
Parents have the power to stop underage drinking by talking with their children, Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett said today at Garnet Valley High School in Delaware County. The First Lady attended the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Power of Parents workshop to urge parents to talk with their children about the dangers of underage drinking. Today's event coincides with the school's Junior Prom.
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4/18/2012

Secretary of Commonwealth Announces Simplified Process for Obtaining Voter ID, Reminds Voters Photo ID Not Required for April 24 Primary
 
Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele today announced a simplified process for many voters, especially senior citizens with expired driver's licenses, to obtain a non-driver license photo ID if they need one to vote under Pennsylvania's new Voter ID law.
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4/17/2012

Governor Corbett Addresses Holocaust Remembrance Day.
 
Governor Tom Corbett today addressed a Holocaust Civic Commemoration Ceremony, held in the Governor's Reception Room, of the Main Capitol in Harrisburg.
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4/17/2012

International luxury car theft ring smashed in Philadelphia area; 26 suspects linked to $2.3 million in stolen vehicle
 
Attorney General Linda Kelly and Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan today announced a series of arrests in Pennsylvania, New York and Maryland involving suspects linked to an international car theft ring operating in the greater Philadelphia area.
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4/16/2012

Governor Corbett Ceremonially Signs Small Games of Chance Bill
 
Governor Tom Corbett ceremonially signed House Bill 169, a bill to help eligible organizations to raise money for charitable causes by increasing prize limits for small games of chance. Today's event was held at an American Legion post in Cumberland County. The bill, originally signed on Feb. 2, increased the individual prize limit from $500 to $1,000, and a group may award up to $25,000 in prizes a week. Club licensees are also now permitted to use up to 30 percent of proceeds from small games of chance for operational expenses.
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4/16/2012

Governor Corbett Ceremonially Signs Small Games of Chance Bill in Cumberland County
 
The measure, now Act 2 of 2012, updated several measures within the Local Option Small Games of Chance Act, including prize payout limits. It applies only to registered eligible organizations, including a charitable, religious, fraternal or veterans' organizations, clubs, or civic and service associations.
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4/10/2012

Governor Corbett Tours Allegheny County Employer, Discusses Budget Proposal
 
Governor Tom Corbett touring Giffin Interior and Fixture Inc. in Bridgeville, where he cited the Allegheny County employer as an example of the kind of innovation and resiliency state government must support in order to bring real job growth to the region
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4/10/2012

Governor Corbett Tours Allegheny County Employer, Discusses Budget Proposal
 
Governor Tom Corbett touring Giffin Interior and Fixture Inc. in Bridgeville, where he cited the Allegheny County employer as an example of the kind of innovation and resiliency state government must support in order to bring real job growth to the region
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4/10/2012

PUC, PA One Call, Columbia Gas, York Water Promote Safe Digging Month
 
HARRISBURG - Emphasizing the importance of safe digging during summer projects, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC), Pennsylvania One Call System Inc. (PA One Call) Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania and The York Water Co. today reminded utilities, residents and contractors to use safe digging practices.
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4/10/2012

PUC, PA One Call, Columbia Gas, York Water Promote Safe Digging Month
 
Emphasizing the importance of safe digging during summer projects, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC), Pennsylvania One Call System Inc. (PA One Call) Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania and The York Water Co. today reminded utilities, residents and contractors to use safe digging practices.
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4/9/2012

Governor Corbett Signs Juvenile Justice Reform in Luzerne County
 
Governor Tom Corbett today took part in a signing of a new juvenile justice reform package designed to protect children within Pennsylvania's criminal court system. Senate Bills 815 and 818 were created in response to the 2008 Cash for Kids scandal that resulted in the wrongful incarceration of numerous juveniles and, ultimately, the imprisonment of two former Luzerne County judges. Four years ago, Pennsylvanians witnessed a scandal that shocked the conscience. Now, we are taking action to prevent future injustice against our children, Corbett said.
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4/9/2012

Governor Corbett Signs Juvenile Justice Reform in Luzerne County
 
Governor Tom Corbett today took part in a signing of a new juvenile justice reform package designed to protect children within Pennsylvania's criminal court system
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4/4/2012

PennDOT, Turnpike, State Police Stress Work Zone Safety
 
Highlighting the dangers faced by road crews, PennDOT and other agencies today reminded motorists to slow down and drive carefully in work zones. Pennsylvania's Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, marking the unofficial start of the road construction season, runs through April 6.
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4/4/2012

PennDOT, Turnpike, State Police Stress Work Zone Safety
 
Highlighting the dangers faced by road crews, PennDOT and other agencies today reminded motorists to slow down and drive carefully in work zones.
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4/4/2012

Governor Corbett addresses Franklin County business leaders
 
Speaking from a podium at a conference hall in Franklin County Governor Corbett discussed his budget plan, budget strategy of flat lining or lowering taxes, job creation, and economic opportunity
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