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Governor Wolf Takes Action on Equal Pay for Women

Governor Wolf Takes Action on Equal Pay for Women

| June 7, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT)  – With Pennsylvania women still paid significantly less than men for the same work, Governor Tom Wolf today took action to address the gender pay gap that hurts women, families, and businesses.

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Governor Wolf Orders the Commonwealth Flag at Half-Staff in Warren County to Honor K9 Officer Choper

Governor Wolf Orders the Commonwealth Flag at Half-Staff in Warren County to Honor K9 Officer Choper

| June 7, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf has ordered the Commonwealth flag in Warren County to fly at half-staff to honor K9 Officer Choper.

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Wolf Announces Acutec Precision Aerospace to Invest in Meadville Through Facility Expansion, Creating 60 Jobs

Wolf Announces Acutec Precision Aerospace to Invest in Meadville Through Facility Expansion, Creating 60 Jobs

| June 6, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Acutec Precision Aerospace (Acutec), Inc., a woman-owned manufacturer of components and subassemblies for the aerospace industry that has been located in Crawford County for more than thirty years, will further invest in the city of Meadville by expanding its aerospace manufacturing facility located in the city […]

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Former PennDOT Executive Charged with Felony for Accepting Bribes

Former PennDOT Executive Charged with Felony for Accepting Bribes

| June 5, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro yesterday announced felony charges against a former PennDOT official who solicited and accepted bribes from at least one contractor in exchange for continued contracts with the state transportation agency.

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Springtime Alert: Do Not Disturb Young Wildlife

Springtime Alert: Do Not Disturb Young Wildlife

| June 3, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Whether in their backyards or high on a mountain, it’s almost certain Pennsylvanians will encounter young wildlife this time of year.

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Pennsylvania’s Newest State Prison Will Open This Month

Pennsylvania’s Newest State Prison Will Open This Month

| June 2, 2018

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – Several hundred people, including lawmakers, stakeholders and state officials gathered Friday to dedicate State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Phoenix.

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Attorney General Shapiro Sues EPA Over Failure to Enforce a Critical Rule on Methane in Landfills

Attorney General Shapiro Sues EPA Over Failure to Enforce a Critical Rule on Methane in Landfills

| June 2, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Attorney General Josh Shapiro, together with a coalition of seven other Attorneys General, Friday sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its failure to implement and enforce a critical federal rule regulating methane emissions from landfills.

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PA Gaming Control Board to Begin Accepting Petitions from Casinos for Sports Wagering

PA Gaming Control Board to Begin Accepting Petitions from Casinos for Sports Wagering

| June 1, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced yesterday that it has notified casino license holders that they can begin submission of petitions requesting approval to conduct sports wagering.

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Pennsylvania’s School Safety Task Force Hears Concerns, Ideas in Erie

Pennsylvania’s School Safety Task Force Hears Concerns, Ideas in Erie

| May 31, 2018

ERIE, Pa. – Continuing to listen to people across the Commonwealth, Pennsylvania’s School Safety Task Force stopped at Erie High School in Erie yesterday.

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James Foringer Named New District Executive for PennDOT’s Northwest Region

James Foringer Named New District Executive for PennDOT’s Northwest Region

| May 30, 2018

Oil City, PA – James “Jim” A. Foringer, P.E., has been appointed the District Executive for the northwestern region of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).

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