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Corbett Extends Pa. Lottery Bid Another 2 Months

Gov. Tom Corbett’s effort to hire a private firm to manage the $3.7 billion Pennsylvania Lottery will be allowed continue past the latest deadline, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

08/28/2013

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Officials Break Ground On Gardens At Market Square Project

It’s been said that Pittsburgh is in the midst of its third renaissance. Public sector and private business have come together for the ground-breaking of another downtown complex.

08/21/2013

Lawrence Co. Storm Damage Aid Granted

Lawrence County residents and businesses will be able to get aid for storm damage.

08/15/2013

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Pa. Law Banning Gay Marriage Faces Court Challenge

The American Civil Liberties Union said it filed the first known legal challenge Tuesday seeking to overturn a state law effectively banning same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania, the only northeastern state that doesn’t allow it or civil unions.

07/09/2013

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Local Lawmakers Unhappy Pa. Legislature Won’t Return Until Sept. 23

When the state legislature left Harrisburg earlier this week for summer break, Governor Corbett wasn’t the only one frustrated with their inability to pass major pieces of legislation like transportation funding and liquor reform.

07/05/2013

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Corbett Signs Budget, As Bigger Agenda Stalls

It took a marathon weekend session but — with just hours to spare — the General Assembly approved a new $28.4 billion dollar state budget.

07/01/2013

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Network Issue Causes State Websites To Go Offline

Many of Pennsylvania’s state government websites are offline, and officials aren’t providing details about the cause or its likely duration.

04/15/2013

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Corbett Trade Mission To South America: Junket Or Helpful?

Don’t call it a junket — says Governor Tom Corbett — the taxpayers are not paying the bill.

04/09/2013

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Rep. Allyson Schwartz Throws Hat In The Ring For Governor

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz on Monday became the fourth Democrat – and the first woman – to declare her candidacy for Pennsylvania governor in 2014.

04/08/2013

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Governor Corbett, Wife Accepted $11,000 In Gifts

Tickets to professional sporting events, a vacation on a businessman’s yacht and private jet travel are among the gifts that a newspaper says Gov. Tom Corbett and his wife Susan accepted over a two-year period.

KDKA-TV–03/05/2013

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Federal Cuts Could Affect Pa. Programs

The Obama administration says automatic spending cuts set to take effect this week would mean less money for Pennsylvania’s schools, military, environmental protection, and drug treatment.

02/24/2013

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Corbett Proposes New Transit Fees

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has proposed lifting the wholesale level cap on gasoline taxes.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/08/2013

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Decison To Close Greensburg State Prison Caught Officials Off-Guard

The Corbett administration’s decision to close the state prison in Greensburg in just six months was made with no consultation with local elected officials.

01/17/2013

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Company Says Process To Takeover PA Lottery Is Unfair

One of the two companies that dropped its pursuit of a contract to manage the Pennsylvania Lottery says it was unable to get all of its questions answered by Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration.

01/16/2013

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Some Legislators Furious After Corbett Signs Off On Privatizing Lottery

Gov. Tom Corbett has signed off on a controversial bid by a British company to take over the Pennsylvania Lottery. http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/tag/lottery/And some Democratic legislators are furious.

01/11/2013

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