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PPL ELECTRIC UTILITIES WARNS CUSTOMERS OF SOPHISTICATED PHONE SCAM

By at August 16, 2016 | 11:57 pm | 0 Comment

BOGUS CALLS DESIGNED TO SOUND LIKE COMPANY CALL CENTER

08-10-2016

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – PPL Electric Utilities is warning its customers to be aware of a phone scam in which calls appear to come from the utility and… Read the rest

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DEP Declares Drought Watch for 34 Pennsylvania Counties

By at August 4, 2016 | 10:04 pm | 0 Comment

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
Dept. of Environmental Protection

Commonwealth News Bureau
Room 308, Main Capitol Building
Harrisburg PA., 17120

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

08/2/2016
CONTACT:
Susan Rickens, DEP
717-787-1323
DEP Declares Drought

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DEP Lists Susquehanna River as Impaired

By at August 4, 2016 | 10:04 pm | 0 Comment

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
Dept. of Environmental Protection

Commonwealth News Bureau
Room 308, Main Capitol Building
Harrisburg PA., 17120

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

08/1/2016
CONTACT:
Neil Shader, DEP
717-787-1323
DEP Lists Susquehanna River as Impaired for

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Auditor General DePasquale Launches Audits of Two State Employee Retirement Systems’ Management of $78 Billion in Assets

By at July 28, 2016 | 12:40 pm | 0 Comment

HARRISBURG (July 25, 2016) – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced that he is launching simultaneous audits of the two retirement systems that manage $78 billion in assets for more than 854,000 state and school employees and retirees.

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The Rick Smith Show goes to Cleveland

By at July 6, 2016 | 6:02 pm | 0 Comment

We’re Going to the GOP Convention in Cleveland

Tired of the Fake News spin of the networks and cable outlets?

Want to know what’s really going on at the GOP Convention in Cleveland, Ohio this July 18-21?

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Basic Education Funding

By at July 6, 2016 | 5:59 pm | 0 Comment

A breakdown of how the $200 million increase in basic education funding will be distributed among the state’s school districts.

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The Pension Iceberg One Decade Later

By at June 3, 2016 | 11:58 am | 0 Comment

New Report Shows Pension Debt Skyrockets 730 Percent in Ten Years

June 2, 2016, HARRISBURG, Pa.—In 2006, the president of the largest state workers’ union stated, “Pennsylvania is not the Titanic, and there are no icebergs in our… Read the rest

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PA DEP News Release : Wolf Administration Investing $25.1 Million in Projects to Protect and Improve Pennsylvania Water Resources

By at May 24, 2016 | 12:28 am | 0 Comment

This message is to notify you that a news release has been added to the PA DEP Website at

http://www.ahs.dep.pa.gov/NewsRoomPublic?id=20983&typeid=1 

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DEP Reaches Natural Resource Damage Settlement with Talen Generation, LLC for 2005 Martins Creek Ash Spill

By at May 6, 2016 | 11:35 am | 0 Comment

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
Dept. of Environmental Protection

Commonwealth News Bureau
Room 308, Main Capitol Building
Harrisburg PA., 17120

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

05/4/2016
CONTACT:
Colleen Connolly, DEP
570-826-2035
DEP Reaches Natural Resource Damage Settlement with

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Since 2008 median income stagnates in PA, salaries of state officials grow: Enter Trump

By at April 16, 2016 | 8:07 pm | 0 Comment

State officials in both political parties have done little to better the economic standing of average Pennsylvanians, even while they accept generous cost-of-living increases, further insulating themselves from the economic hardships felt by their voters.

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