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More Than 6,000 Patients Register for Medical Marijuana Program Since Launch Two Weeks Ago

More Than 6,000 Patients Register for Medical Marijuana Program Since Launch Two Weeks Ago

| November 17, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf announced yesterday that more than 6,000 patients and more than 300 caregivers have registered for Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program since the Medical Marijuana Patient and Caregiver Registry launched on November 1.

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Wolf Administration Outlines Measures Aimed at Safe, Improved Thanksgiving Travel

Wolf Administration Outlines Measures Aimed at Safe, Improved Thanksgiving Travel

| November 17, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) yesterday outlined steps they are taking and highlighted tools available to drivers to make travel as safe and efficient as possible for the upcoming Thanksgiving travel period.

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State System Makes Progress with Redesign to Better Serve Students

State System Makes Progress with Redesign to Better Serve Students

| November 15, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education continues to move forward with its effort to redesign itself to better serve students and the Commonwealth.

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Attorney General Files Murder Charges in 1983 Perry County “Cold Case”

Attorney General Files Murder Charges in 1983 Perry County “Cold Case”

| November 15, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Standing with family members of Debra Rodgers in Perry County, a rural county in Pennsylvania, Attorney General Josh Shapiro yesterday announced that a murder charge has been filed against a Perry County man for the 1983 death of Debra Jane Rodgers.

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Governor Wolf Announces New Effort to Bolster Solar Energy in Pennsylvania

Governor Wolf Announces New Effort to Bolster Solar Energy in Pennsylvania

| November 14, 2017

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf yesterday joined state and local officials and environmental advocates to announce the expansion of the use of solar energy across the Commonwealth while ensuring that the environmental and health benefits of solar energy are experienced in Pennsylvania.

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State System Begins Search for Next Chancellor

State System Begins Search for Next Chancellor

| November 10, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The search for the next chancellor of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education has begun.

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Wolf Administration Teams with PUC and Utilities to Highlight Efforts to Grow Veterans in the Utility Workforce

Wolf Administration Teams with PUC and Utilities to Highlight Efforts to Grow Veterans in the Utility Workforce

| November 10, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday Wolf Administration officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) and the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) joined Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) Chairman Gladys M. Brown and representatives from public utilities from across the state to highlight the importance and impact of veterans in the utility […]

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Motorists Urged to Use Caution During Winter Weather

Motorists Urged to Use Caution During Winter Weather

| November 9, 2017

CLARION COUNTY, PA – Winter weather and the potential for snow squalls are in the forecast for areas of northwestern Pennsylvania over the next few days.

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State’s Voters OK Property Tax Amendment Change

State’s Voters OK Property Tax Amendment Change

| November 8, 2017

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) — Pennsylvania voters approved a constitutional amendment in Tuesday’s general election that could lead to a potential property tax overhaul.

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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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