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One Year Left to Apply for Pa. Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus

| August 30, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs reminds Pennsylvania Veterans that they have until August 31, 2015, to apply for a special one-time payment to honor their service and sacrifice if they served on active duty in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations from August 2, 1990 – August 31, 1991.

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Corbett Announces Opening of Third Round of Natural Gas Vehicle Grants

| August 30, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Corbett and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) yesterday announced that the third round of Natural Gas Vehicle grants will open on Saturday, August 30, and will provide an estimated $6 million to help pay for the incremental purchase and conversion costs of heavy-duty natural gas fleet vehicles.

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Gov. Corbett’s ‘Healthy Pennsylvania’ Medicaid Overhaul Approved by Feds

Gov. Corbett’s ‘Healthy Pennsylvania’ Medicaid Overhaul Approved by Feds

| August 28, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Corbett announced today that the state has secured an agreement with the federal government to implement the portion of his Healthy Pennsylvania plan that is designed to improve and bring financial stability to the state’s Medicaid program.

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PennDOT, Police Focus on Reducing Impaired Driving Crashes through Labor Day

| August 28, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As part of the national enforcement initiative, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” PennDOT, state police and municipal police are focusing their efforts on reducing alcohol-and drug-related crashes through Labor Day.

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Governor Corbett Vows to Save 55th Armored Brigade Combat Team

| August 27, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Corbett yesterday released a copy of his letter to Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh opposing elimination of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard’s 55th Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) headquartered in Scranton.

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Grohol to Head Bureau of Wildlife Protection

Grohol to Head Bureau of Wildlife Protection

| August 26, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife Protection has a new director.

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PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Labor Day

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Labor Day

| August 26, 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, Aug. 30, through Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day.

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CWD Impacts Pennsylvanians Who Hunt Out-of-State

| August 23, 2014

The thousands of Pennsylvania hunters who soon will be heading off to hunt big game in other states can do their share to slow the spread of chronic wasting disease in the Commonwealth.

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Agriculture Secretary Urges Public to Help Keep Foreign Beetle from Entering Pennsylvania

| August 20, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Agriculture Secretary George Greig yesterday encouraged Pennsylvanians to protect the commonwealth tree population by spotting, collecting, and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts.

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Governor Corbett Unveils New, Web-Based Resource for Pennsylvania’s Students, Teachers, and Parents

| August 20, 2014

GLEN MILLS, Pa. – Governor Tom Corbett yesterday was joined by lawmakers, superintendents, teachers, higher education representatives and education partners at Garnet Valley School District, Delaware County, to launch Pennsylvania Learns on iTunes U – a collection of free, online, educational resources.

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