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Attorney General Josh Shapiro Alerts PA Consumers to Mortgage Modification Scams

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Alerts PA Consumers to Mortgage Modification Scams

| April 11, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro Tuesday alerted consumers to mortgage modification scams taking place across Pennsylvania and announced restitution for consumer victims of Michael Rabel, an attorney who scammed consumers in Western Pennsylvania.

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PennDOT to Step Up Safety Oversight of Automated Vehicles

PennDOT to Step Up Safety Oversight of Automated Vehicles

| April 10, 2018

PITTSBURGH, Pa – PennDOT unveiled a multi-step action plan Monday to establish stepped-up safety oversight of Highly Automated Vehicles in Pennsylvania.

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PA Family Support Alliance Honors ‘Champions for Safe Kids’

PA Family Support Alliance Honors ‘Champions for Safe Kids’

| April 10, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Young performers raised voices of hope at the PA State Capitol as Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance, a leader in child protection, PA’s largest credit union, PSECU, and the Outdoor Advertising Association of Pennsylvania honored five PA Blue Ribbon Champions for Safe Kids during National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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Pennsylvania Announces Medical Marijuana Applications Available for Second Phase of Program

Pennsylvania Announces Medical Marijuana Applications Available for Second Phase of Program

| April 7, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Permit applications are now available online for submission for grower/processors, dispensaries, and academic clinical research centers (ACRCs) as part of the second phase of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program.

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Pennsylvania’s School Safety Task Force Holds First Regional Meeting

Pennsylvania’s School Safety Task Force Holds First Regional Meeting

| April 7, 2018

YORK, Pa. – Pennsylvania’s School Safety Task Force met on Friday at the Central York School District Central Office in York to kick off a series of regional meetings to hear from students, parents, school officials, law enforcement, healthcare experts, and residents about ways to improve school safety and security.

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Funding Approved to Support Environmental Cleanup, Revitalization Project in Abandoned Mine in Venango Co.

Funding Approved to Support Environmental Cleanup, Revitalization Project in Abandoned Mine in Venango Co.

| April 7, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $25 million in funding for environmental cleanup and revitalization projects at 12 abandoned mine land (AML) locations in fourteen municipalities across Pennsylvania, including one in Venango County.

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Warren County Woman, Butler County Couple Three of 42 Charged with Insurance Fraud

Warren County Woman, Butler County Couple Three of 42 Charged with Insurance Fraud

| April 7, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Friday, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced criminal charges against 42 people in Pennsylvania – including a Warren County woman and a Butler County couple – following investigations by the Attorney General’s Insurance Fraud Section. In Eastern/Central/Western Pennsylvania, 21/5/16 individuals were charged.

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Governor Wolf Announces Progress, Renewal of Opioid Disaster Declaration

Governor Wolf Announces Progress, Renewal of Opioid Disaster Declaration

| April 5, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf yesterday announced the renewal of his 90-day opioid disaster declaration, which was introduced in January and set to expire on April 10.

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PA Lottery Scratch-Offs Winners Claim Over $189.7 Million in March

| April 5, 2018

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Pennsylvania Lottery Scratch-Offs winners claimed $189,741,003.00 in prizes during March, including a top prize of $3 million.

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Wolf Administration Addresses Senior Hunger and Participation in Federal Food Program

Wolf Administration Addresses Senior Hunger and Participation in Federal Food Program

| March 30, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Thursday, Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller joined Department of Aging (PDA) Secretary Teresa Osborne, stakeholders, and seniors at the Central PA Food Bank to discuss the importance of senior participation in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Governor Tom Wolf’s Food Security Partnership.

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