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Acting Secretary of State Reports Smooth Primary Voting

Acting Secretary of State Reports Smooth Primary Voting

| May 23, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – An hour after Pennsylvania’s polling places closed, Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reported no major problems or incidents during Tuesday’s primary election.

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Wolf Administration Tours Mercer County Career Center, Touts Plan to Boost STEM and Job Training Programs

Wolf Administration Tours Mercer County Career Center, Touts Plan to Boost STEM and Job Training Programs

| May 22, 2019

MERCER, Pa. – Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Last Wednesday, Secretary Jerry Oleksiak toured the Mercer County Career Center and highlighted Governor Tom Wolf’s proposed Statewide Workforce, Education, and Accountability Program (SWEAP). The bold workforce development plan invests in Pennsylvanians from birth to retirement and includes expanding job skills training for students and adults.

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Officials Hope Tunnel Restoration Will Lead to Economic Growth, Opportunity

Officials Hope Tunnel Restoration Will Lead to Economic Growth, Opportunity

| May 21, 2019

EAST BRADY, Pa. (EYT) – “We are saving the past to maintain the future.”

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Department of State Moves Election Day Operations to PEMA

Department of State Moves Election Day Operations to PEMA

| May 21, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – To further strengthen election security, the Department of State (DOS) is moving its election-day operations for the May 21 primary to the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) facility.

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Department of Health Declares Hepatitis A Outbreak

Department of Health Declares Hepatitis A Outbreak

| May 21, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine on Monday announced that Pennsylvania has declared an outbreak of hepatitis A, with 171 cases in 36 counties since January 2018.

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Department of Homeland Security Certifies Pennsylvania as REAL ID-Compliant

Department of Homeland Security Certifies Pennsylvania as REAL ID-Compliant

| May 21, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Monday, PennDOT announced that the department has been notified by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that Pennsylvania is in full compliance with the federal REAL ID Act and regulation.

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Cranberry Township Man Sets State Record with 31 Pound Lake Trout

Cranberry Township Man Sets State Record with 31 Pound Lake Trout

| May 18, 2019

​HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is pleased to announce a new state record for lake trout!

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Pennsylvanians Can Get First Look at Vote Count at Election Returns Website

Pennsylvanians Can Get First Look at Vote Count at Election Returns Website

| May 18, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – With Tuesday’s municipal primary election just ahead, Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar today reminded Pennsylvanians that the Department of State’s election night returns website offers up-to-the-minute results.

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Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate at Record Low 3.8 Percent

Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate at Record Low 3.8 Percent

| May 18, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its employment situation report for April 2019.

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Governor Wolf: Restore Pennsylvania Will Help Revitalize Our Steel Towns

Governor Wolf: Restore Pennsylvania Will Help Revitalize Our Steel Towns

| May 18, 2019

STEELTON, Pa. – On Friday, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by local leaders on a walking tour of downtown Steelton to observe blighted business fronts and discuss how Restore Pennsylvania could assist with revitalizing Pennsylvania’s communities.

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