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8/28/2014

Pittsburgh Man Claims $86.7 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Prize is Fifth-Largest in Pennsylvania Lottery History
 
Lottery Executive Director Sil Lutkewitte today presented a ceremonial check for $86,755,350 to Mr. Szott, holder of the single jackpot-winning ticket from that drawing. Szott was accompanied by his wife and several family members.
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8/28/2014

Governor Corbett Announces Historic Approval of New Healthy Pennsylvania Program
 
Governor Tom Corbett has announced that the state has secured an agreement with the federal government to implement the portion of his Healthy Pennsylvania plan that will improve and bring financial stability to the state's Medicaid program so that the state can increase access to quality, affordable health care through the private insurance market.
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8/26/2014

T. Boone Pickens joins Governor Corbett in Pittsburgh
 
JOBS1st, Workforce Development Summit in Pittsburgh - The governor was joined by T. Boone Pickens, CEO of BP Capital and a proponent of ending U.S. dependence on foreign energy, to discuss the future of energy in Pennsylvania.
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8/25/2014

Gov. Corbett Opens JOBS1st Workforce Development Summit in Pittsburgh Two - Day Summit Brings Together Top Industry, State Officials to Collaborate on Job Training Policies, Workforce Development
 
Pittsburgh - Pennsylvania's JOBS1st Summit, sponsored by the Department of Labor and Industry (LandI), began today at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.
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8/19/2014

Governor Corbett Unveils New, Web-Based Resource for Pennsylvania's Students, Teachers and Parents
 
Commonwealth Launches Pennsylvania Learns on iTunes U
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8/16/2014

Governor Corbett Kayaks Upper Susquehanna River; Tourism Along Rt. 6 Corridor Contributes $5.75 Billion to Local Economy
 
Governor Tom Corbett joined state and local officials, and local tourism and conservation partners to kayak the Upper Susquehanna River in Bradford County as part of a two-day tour to promote Pennsylvania's tourism industry.
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8/15/2014

Governor Corbett Awards Grant to Support University-Led Initiative to Integrate Technology, Talent and PA Manufacturers
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced the award of a Discovered in PA - Developed in PA grant.
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8/15/2014

Governor Corbett Cheers for Taney Youth Baseball at Little League World Series
 
Today, Governor Tom Corbett visited the Little League Baseball World Series in Williamsport, PA to cheer for Philadelphia-based Taney Little League as they played their first game in the 2014 World Series.
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8/14/2014

Governor Corbett Announces Updated 12-Year Transportation Program
 
More Projects to be Funded Because of Act 89
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8/12/2014

Governor Corbett Breaks Ground on Second Marcellus Shale Power Plant That Will Create 500 Jobs; Contribute Nearly $6 Billion to Local Economy
 
Governor Tom Corbett today joined Panda Power Funds to break ground on an 829-megawatt natural-gas fueled power plant in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.
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8/7/2014

Attorney General Kane: Four charged in nationwide 'Grandparent Scam' targeting seniors
 
HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced today that a grand jury investigation has led to charges against four co-conspirators for a scheme that targeted elderly victims throughout the country to steal thousands of dollars in a "Grandparent Scam."
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7/30/2014

Governor Corbett, Joined by WV Governor Tomblin, OH Lt. Governor Taylor Rallies in Support of American Energy Workers Corbett's Emissions Reduction Plan Will Result in Cleaner Air, Lower Prices, More Jobs
 
Pittsburgh - Governor Corbett today rallied on behalf of working families in Pennsylvania's energy sector. Joined at the Rally to Support American Energy in Pittsburgh by West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor, Gov. Corbett criticized the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) recent proposed rule for power plant emissions reduction, which could result in significant job loss in Pennsylvania.
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7/30/2014

Pennsylvania State Police Will Fight Justice Department Attack on Cadet Physical Fitness Standards
 
The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) will challenge a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that accuses the state police of discriminating against females in its hiring practices.
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7/28/2014

Governor Corbett Meets with Huntingdon County Residents, Agriculture Community to Urge Legislature to Take Action on Pension Reform
 
Fights to Control Property Taxes for Hard-Working Pennsylvania Families
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7/25/2014

Governor Corbett Ceremonially Signs SB 1037 to Eliminate "Summer Gas Tax" in Western Pennsylvania
 
Governor Tom Corbett today ceremonially signed Senate Bill 1037 which will help lower gas prices for consumers in a seven-county greater Pittsburgh area.
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