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Sep 10, 2014, 15:29 ET

Lt. Governor and Acting Secretary of Education Kick Off Governor's Jobs1st STEM Competition: Building a Stronger Pennsylvania; Open to Students in Grades 9-12

Lt. Governor Jim Cawley and Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq today visited Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lancaster to...

Jan 13, 2014, 14:39 ET

Lt. Governor Cawley Sets March 18 Special Election for 28th Senatorial District in Pennsylvania

Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today set Tuesday, March 18 as the date for a special election to fill the vacancy of the 28th Senatorial District in York...

Sep 17, 2013, 11:00 ET

Lt. Governor Cawley Says Pennsylvania Military Base Commission Must be Proactive

With an estimated $30 billion in economic impact and 200,000 jobs at stake, Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today challenged the members of the PA Military...

Jun 21, 2013, 11:00 ET

Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Cawley Sees Potential for Jobs in Lehigh from Sale of State Store System

 Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today toured Harbortouch near Allentown and said that the company, which sells point of sale (POS) systems to...

May 02, 2013, 10:49 ET

Lt. Governor Cawley Opens First Military Installation Commission Meeting

 Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today challenged members of the Pennsylvania Military Community Protection Commission to be advocates for the...

Mar 12, 2013, 11:18 ET

As Committee Vote Nears, Lt. Governor Cawley Promotes Privatizing Alcohol Sales at Giant Food Store near Harrisburg

With legislative action scheduled for next week, Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today stopped by the Giant Food Store in suburban Harrisburg to say the...

Mar 05, 2013, 14:46 ET

Lt. Governor Cawley Touts Weis Markets as Proof that Liquor Privatization Can Work in Pennsylvania

Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today stopped by the Weis Markets in Clarks Summit to say the time has come to get government out of the business of...

Feb 27, 2013, 11:15 ET

Lt. Governor Cawley Touts Sheetz as Proof that Liquor Privatization Can Work in Pennsylvania

Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today stopped by a Sheetz in Altoona, the only Sheetz that can sell beer in Pennsylvania.  Cawley said the time has...

Feb 14, 2013, 10:45 ET

Lt. Governor Cawley Touts Greater Convenience and Selection for Consumers in Reading and Across Pennsylvania

Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today said the time has come to get government out of the business of selling alcohol and put it in private hands,...

Oct 25, 2012, 11:26 ET

Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Cawley Says Marcellus Shale Benefitting Erie County

 Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today touted the positive impact that natural gas is having in Erie County. Although there are not many natural gas...

Oct 11, 2012, 14:26 ET

Lt. Governor Cawley Says Natural Gas Creating Jobs in Centre County, Pennsylvania

PLEASANT GAP, Pa., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today toured a limestone processing plant owned by...

Oct 04, 2012, 14:45 ET

Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Cawley Sees Potential for Jobs Downstream from Cracker Plant

 Lt. Governor Jim Cawley toured brownfields along the Ohio River today that once were home to a closed steel mill. They are now ready to serve...

Sep 26, 2012, 16:40 ET

Lt. Governor Cawley Tours Water Treatment Plant Creating New Jobs in Clarion County

 Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today toured the Clarion Altela Environmental Services (CASE) plant in Clarion to see firsthand how the local...

Aug 09, 2012, 11:30 ET

Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Cawley Touts Rebirth of Bloomsburg Fair Following Floods

 Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today toured the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds in Columbia County to review repairs made after the extensive damage caused by...

Jul 26, 2012, 14:00 ET

Lt. Governor Cawley says Marcellus Shale Creating Jobs in Blair County

 Marcellus Shale natural gas is helping to create family-sustaining jobs in Blair County and across Pennsylvania, Lt. Governor Jim Cawley said...

Jul 23, 2012, 11:30 ET

Lt. Governor Cawley Touts New Keystone Works Job-Training Initiative, Tours PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley

Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today visited the PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley location and discussed Keystone Works, a new state initiative to help...

Jul 10, 2012, 15:40 ET

Lt. Governor Cawley Decides Against Calling Special Election for Pennsylvania 37th Senatorial District

Seat to be Filled in Nov. 6 General Election Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today announced that there will not be a special election to fill the...

Jun 05, 2012, 12:22 ET

Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Cawley Announces Substantial Agreement on Block Grants for Counties

 Joined by a bipartisan group of county commissioners from across Pennsylvania and Department of Public Welfare Secretary Gary Alexander, Lt....

May 25, 2012, 10:57 ET

Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Cawley Sets August 7 Special Election for 40th Senatorial District

  HARRISBURG, Pa., May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today set Tuesday, August 7, as the date for a...

Mar 22, 2012, 14:00 ET

Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Cawley Earns National Award for Energy, Environmental Leadership

Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today received the 2012 Public Leadership in Energy and Environmental Stewardship Award from General...