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Attorney General Guides Voters Where to Turn if they Experience Problems Voting at the Polls Today

Attorney General Guides Voters Where to Turn if they Experience Problems Voting at the Polls Today

| November 7, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Election Day, Attorney General Josh Shapiro is providing direction to Pennsylvania voters for where to turn and who to call if they experience any problems voting, or if they see any indication of election violations today.

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Law Enforcement Agencies Report 120 Violations During ‘Operation Safe Stop’

Law Enforcement Agencies Report 120 Violations During ‘Operation Safe Stop’

| November 7, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) was joined yesterday by the Pennsylvania State Police and the Pennsylvania Department of Education to reinforce the importance of school transportation safety and highlight the potential school-transportation challenges posed by changing daylight conditions.

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Two Ordered to Stand Trial on Human Trafficking Charges

Two Ordered to Stand Trial on Human Trafficking Charges

| November 6, 2017

MONTGOMERY CO., Pa. – Two people who lured a victim from California to the East Coast with false promises of easy money, forced her into prostitution and held her against her will, have been ordered to stand trial for human trafficking, prostitution, and related offenses.

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AG Files Insurance Fraud Charges Against Franklin Woman, Titusville Man

AG Files Insurance Fraud Charges Against Franklin Woman, Titusville Man

| November 3, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro yesterday announced criminal charges against 21 people in Western Pennsylvania following investigations by the Office of Attorney General’s Insurance Fraud Section.

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Mixed Reviews for Wolf After 1,000 Days in Office

Mixed Reviews for Wolf After 1,000 Days in Office

| November 1, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – Governor Tom Wolf marked 1,000 days in office in October, and it’s clearly been a mixed bag in terms of what he has been able to accomplish.

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Today is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Today is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

| October 28, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) will participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) 14th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day initiative.

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Acting Insurance Commissioner Announces ACA Open Enrollment Outreach Efforts

Acting Insurance Commissioner Announces ACA Open Enrollment Outreach Efforts

| October 27, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Acting Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman yesterday announced the launch of a media campaign to help Pennsylvanians understand the individual market health insurance options during open enrollment, November 1 through December 15.

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Wolf Administration Touts Expanded Biofuel Infrastructure through Public-Private Partnership

Wolf Administration Touts Expanded Biofuel Infrastructure through Public-Private Partnership

| October 24, 2017

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Pennsylvania’s travelers now have expanded opportunities for filling their vehicles with renewable fuels thanks to a federal grant the Wolf administration secured in 2015 from the United States Department of Agriculture. The $7 million grant allowed the Sheetz Corporation to expand ethanol availability to 340 more fuel pumps at 77 store locations […]

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Commonwealth Online Property Auction for Former Quaker Steak & Lube Warehouse in Mercer Co. Currently Underway

Commonwealth Online Property Auction for Former Quaker Steak & Lube Warehouse in Mercer Co. Currently Underway

| October 22, 2017

MERCER CO., Pa. – The Pennsylvania departments of General Services and Transportation are encouraging interested individuals to visit the online property auction that is currently underway for the former Quaker Steak & Lube warehouse in Sharon, Mercer County.

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Board of Governors Commits to System Redesign, Approves Appropriations

| October 20, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education yesterday affirmed its commitment to developing a plan to redesign the system by focusing on three priorities: ensuring student success, leveraging the strengths of each of the universities, and transforming the System’s leadership and governance structure.

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