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DEP, EPA, PennEnvironment Reach Settlement with ArcelorMittal Monessen for Air Quality Violations

By at December 23, 2017 | 12:13 pm | 0 Comment

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA Dept. of Environmental Protection Commonwealth News Bureau Room 308, Main Capitol Building Harrisburg PA., 17120 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12/20/2017 CONTACT: Lauren Fraley, DEP 412-442-4203 DEP, EPA, PennEnvironment Reach Settlement with ArcelorMittal Monessen for Air Quality Violations $1.5 M penalty, advanced monitoring and emission reductions will improve facility and air quality for Mon […]

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DEP to Announce Increased Oil and Gas Drilling Inspections in 2017 as a Result of Switch to Electronic Process

By at December 23, 2017 | 12:12 pm | 0 Comment

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA Dept. of Environmental Protection Commonwealth News Bureau Room 308, Main Capitol Building Harrisburg PA., 17120 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12/15/2017 CONTACT: Deb Klenotic, DEP 717-783-9954 ADVISORY – MONDAY – GO-TIME: DEP to Announce Increased Oil and Gas Drilling Inspections in 2017 as a Result of Switch to Electronic Process Harrisburg, PA –  The […]

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Governor Wolf Announces Additional Standardized Testing Reductions for Pennsylvania Students, Teachers

By at December 23, 2017 | 12:08 pm | 0 Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2017 View Online   Governor Wolf Announces Additional Standardized Testing Reductions for Pennsylvania Students, Teachers   Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf joined parents, teachers and school administrators today to announce more improvements to standardized testing in Pennsylvania. After reducing the number of test days by two days this school year, […]

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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 mimic the company’s call center. Customers are being called and told their account is delinquent and they […]

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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 Multiple Uses, Develops New Analytic Methods for Semiannual Impaired Waterways Report Harrisburg, PA – A new report from the Pennsylvania Department of […]

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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. “Nearly a million Pennsylvanians put a lot of trust and money in the state’s two largest public pension […]

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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? Tune into the Rick Smith Show each day as we broadcast from the “Q” in beautiful downtown Cleveland. Are there […]

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Governor Wolf Outlines “Government that Works” Reform Plan

By at March 18, 2016 | 3:31 pm | 0 Comment

Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Wolf outlined his “Government that Works” Reform Plan which calls for the banning of gifts, contracting reform, increasing lobbying oversight, and increasing transparency. “Since taking office, I’ve taken significant steps forward in making our government more open and transparent,” said Governor Tom Wolf. “However, special interests still wield […]

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Dept of State Investigates Kane

By at February 17, 2016 | 12:39 pm | 0 Comment

Kane is now being investigated by the Department of State for using campaign funds for her private criminal matters Download PDF

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Rep. John McGinnis Publishes Book on Pennsylvania’s Pension Crisis

By at November 9, 2015 | 3:08 pm | 0 Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rep. John McGinnis (814) 942-1028 Rep. John McGinnis Publishes Book on Pennsylvania’s Pension Crisis     Treatise exposes dire consequences of politicians’ self-serving behavior HOMETOWN, PA (Nov. 9, 2015) — Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair County) announces today the publication of his book on the Pennsylvania pension crisis: Future Forsaken: PENnscam and the […]

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