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Uploaded on Feb 28, 2012

Department of Public Welfare Secretary Gary Alexander
Harrisburg - February 28, 2012


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  60. 204

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  61. 205

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  62. 206

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  72. 216

    Sen. Rafferty announces bid to be Pennsylvania's next attorney general

  73. 217

    Sen. Rafferty: Attorney General Corbett in a "difficult position" with Penn State investigation

  74. 218

    Gov. Corbett says automatic pay raises for state officials are a mistake

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