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PA Medicaid to Get $2.2 Million in Health Care Fraud Settlement

| October 16, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Kathleen Kane has announced that Pennsylvania, 7 states, and the federal government have reached an agreement with Extendicare Health Services and its subsidiary Progressive Step Corporation to settle allegations that Extendicare billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard nursing services in 33 nursing facilities, 5 of which are in PA.

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PennDOT Asking for Public Comment on Improving its Mobile Customer Services

| October 15, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As part of PennDOT’s continued efforts to modernize and improve customer service, the department has launched an online survey to collect public feedback on safety, education and mobility needs to help guide future mobile service development.

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All US & Pennsylvania Flags Ordered to Fly at Half-staff Today to Honor Fallen Firefighters

| October 12, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Corbett ordered all United States and Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities across the state to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, October 12, in tribute to fallen firefighters.

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Corbett Administration Announces Veterans’ Trust Fund Grant Funding Opportunities

| October 12, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Corbett has announced the availability of up to $500,000 in Veterans’ Trust Fund (VTF) grants.

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AG Kane Announces $105 Million National Settlement with AT&T Mobility for ‘Cramming’

| October 9, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane yesterday announced Pennsylvania, along with 49 states and the District of Columbia, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), reached settlements with AT&T Mobility LLC that include $105 million in payments.

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State Department Launches Additional Online Services to Help Corporations, Professional License Holders

| October 9, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele yesterday announced the Corbett Administration is launching several new online services to help corporations and professional license holders do business with the state more quickly and easily.

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PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Columbus Day

| October 7, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, October 11, through Monday, October 13, in observance of Columbus Day.

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Governor Corbett Announces U.S. Steel to Keep Headquarters in Pennsylvania

| October 4, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – In recognition of National Manufacturing Day, Governor Tom Corbett yesterday joined officials from the United States Steel Corporation (U. S. Steel) to announce that the company will keep its headquarters in Pennsylvania, invest $187 million to expand its Mon Valley Works operations, and support 4,300 employees throughout Pennsylvania.

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Fall Reminder: Game Lands – Hunting Grounds First

| October 4, 2014

With the calendar now flipped to October, and the fall hunting seasons all to open soon, restrictions are back in place on all tracts comprising Pennsylvania’s 1.4 million-acre state game lands system.

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Statewide Archery Season Begins Today

| October 4, 2014

Pennsylvania’s archery deer season begins Saturday, October 4, and its return is prompting the Pennsylvania Game Commission to issue some helpful reminders.

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