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Pennsylvania has had five [[Pennsylvania Constitution|constitution]]s during its statehood: 1776, 1790, 1838, 1874, and [http://sites.state.pa.us/PA_Constitution.html 1968]. Prior to that, the province of Pennsylvania was governed for a century by a [[Frame of Government]], of which there were four versions: 1682, 1683, 1696, and 1701.
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==Ballot measures==
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==Initiative, Referendum and Recall==  
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|style="color:#000;"|'''Allegheny County drink tax referendum'''
  
===Statewide===
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'''March 5, 2009''': The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania is considering whether the Allegheny County election division improperly refused to certify an attempted 2008 veto referendum of the county's 7% drink tax. The group "Friends Against Counterproductive Taxation" collected signatures to put a tax reduction measure on the ballot, but the county refused to certify the measure, asserting that the county's home rule charter doesn't allow alcohol taxes to be addressed by this process.<ref>[http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09064/953348-85.stm ''Pittsburgh Post-Gazette'', "County drink tax debated in state Supreme Court", March 5, 2009]</ref>
* Initiative and Referendum Law
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** Currently there is no initiative or referendum available in Pennsylvania. An alternative is Legislative referendum which is possible in all states ([http://iandrinstitute.org/New%20IRI%20Website%20Info/Drop%20Down%20Boxes/Requirements/Legislative%20Referendum%20States.pdf|click here for list]), is when the state legislatures, an elected official, state appointed constitutional revision commission or other government agency or department submits propositions (constitutional amendments, statutes, bond issues, etc.) to the people for their approval or rejection. Every state requires that constitutional amendments proposed by the legislature be submitted to the citizenry via legislative referendum for approval or rejection. Legislative amendments (LA) are possible in Pennsylvania, and are constitutional amendments placed on the ballot by the legislature or governmental body. This includes constitutional bond issues and amendments proposed by a constitutional revision commission.
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|style="color:#000;" align="right"| [[Pennsylvania ballot news|...more Pennsylvania ballot news]]
* [[PA History of I & R|History of I & R]]
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* [http://www.dos.state.pa.us/campaignfinance/site/default.asp|Campaign Finance Laws]
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* [http://www.campaigndisclosure.org/ Campaign Disclosure Project]
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===Counties===
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* [[Sunshinereview:Adams County, Pennsylvania|Adams]], [[Sunshinereview:Allegheny County, Pennsylvania|Allegheny]], [[Sunshinereview:Armstrong County, Pennsylvania|Armstrong]], [[Sunshinereview:Beaver County, Pennsylvania|Beaver]], [[Sunshinereview:Bedford County, Pennsylvania|Bedford]], [[Sunshinereview:Berks County, Pennsylvania|Berks]], [[Sunshinereview:Blair County, Pennsylvania|Blair]], [[Sunshinereview:Bradford County, Pennsylvania|Bradford]], [[Sunshinereview:Bucks County, Pennsylvania|Bucks]], [[Sunshinereview:Butler County, Pennsylvania|Butler]], [[Sunshinereview:Cambria County, Pennsylvania|Cambria]], [[Sunshinereview:Cameron County, Pennsylvania|Cameron]], [[Sunshinereview:Carbon County, Pennsylvania|Carbon]], [[Sunshinereview:Centre County, Pennsylvania|Centre]], [[Sunshinereview:Chester County, Pennsylvania|Chester]], [[Sunshinereview:Clarion County, Pennsylvania|Clarion]], [[Sunshinereview:Clearfield County, Pennsylvania|Clearfield]], [[Sunshinereview:Clinton County, Pennsylvania|Clinton]], [[Sunshinereview:Columbia County, Pennsylvania|Columbia]], [[Sunshinereview:Crawford County, Pennsylvania|Crawford]], [[Sunshinereview:Cumberland County, Pennsylvania|Cumberland]], [[Sunshinereview:Dauphin County, Pennsylvania|Dauphin]], [[Sunshinereview:Delaware County, Pennsylvania|Delaware]], [[Sunshinereview:Elk County, Pennsylvania|Elk]], [[Sunshinereview:Erie County, Pennsylvania|Erie]], [[Sunshinereview:Fayette County, Pennsylvania|Fayette]], [[Sunshinereview:Forest County, Pennsylvania|Forest]], [[Sunshinereview:Franklin County, Pennsylvania|Franklin]], [[Sunshinereview:Fulton County, Pennsylvania|Fulton]], [[Sunshinereview:Greene County, Pennsylvania|Greene]], [[Sunshinereview:Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania|Huntingdon]], [[Sunshinereview:Indiana County, Pennsylvania|Indiana]], [[Sunshinereview:Jefferson County, Pennsylvania|Jefferson]], [[Sunshinereview:Juniata County, Pennsylvania|Juniata]], [[Sunshinereview:Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania|Lackawanna]], [[Sunshinereview:Lancaster County, Pennsylvania|Lancaster]], [[Sunshinereview:Lawrence County, Pennsylvania|Lawrence]], [[Sunshinereview:Lebanon County, Pennsylvania|Lebanon]], [[Sunshinereview:Lehigh County, Pennsylvania|Lehigh]], [[Sunshinereview:Luzerne County, Pennsylvania|Luzerne]], [[Sunshinereview:Lycoming County, Pennsylvania|Lycoming]], [[Sunshinereview:McKean County, Pennsylvania|McKean]], [[Sunshinereview:Mercer County, Pennsylvania|Mercer]], [[Sunshinereview:Mifflin County, Pennsylvania|Mifflin]], [[Sunshinereview:Monroe County, Pennsylvania|Monroe]], [[Sunshinereview:Montgomery County, Pennsylvania|Montgomery]], [[Sunshinereview:Montour County, Pennsylvania|Montour]], [[Sunshinereview:Northampton County, Pennsylvania|Northampton]], [[Sunshinereview:Northumberland County, Pennsylvania|Northumberland]], [[Sunshinereview:Perry County, Pennsylvania|Perry]], [[Sunshinereview:Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania|Philadelphia]], [[Sunshinereview:Pike County, Pennsylvania|Pike]], [[Sunshinereview:Potter County, Pennsylvania|Potter]], [[Sunshinereview:Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania|Schuylkill]], [[Sunshinereview:Snyder County, Pennsylvania|Snyder]], [[Sunshinereview:Somerset County, Pennsylvania|Somerset]], [[Sunshinereview:Sullivan County, Pennsylvania|Sullivan]], [[Sunshinereview:Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania|Susquehanna]], [[Sunshinereview:Tioga County, Pennsylvania|Tioga]], [[Sunshinereview:Union County, Pennsylvania|Union]], [[Sunshinereview:Venango County, Pennsylvania|Venango]], [[Sunshinereview:Warren County, Pennsylvania|Warren]], [[Sunshinereview:Washington County, Pennsylvania|Washington]], [[Sunshinereview:Wayne County, Pennsylvania|Wayne]], [[Sunshinereview:Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania|Westmoreland]], [[Sunshinereview:Wyoming County, Pennsylvania|Wyoming]], [[Sunshinereview:York County, Pennsylvania|York]]
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===Townships===
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Whitemarsh Township is one township in Pennsylvania that currently has initiative and referenda.
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<h2 style="margin:0; background:#00008B; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #a3b0bf; text-align:left; color: white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">Pennsylvania Government</h2>
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'''Government of Pennsylvania'''<br>
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[[Pennsylvania Constitution]] •
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[[Judgepedia:Pennsylvania Supreme Court|Supreme Court]] •
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[[Pennsylvania House of Representatives|House of Representatives]] •
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[[Pennsylvania Senate|Senate]] •
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[[Pennsylvania Governor|Governor]] •
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[[Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor|Lieutenant Governor]] •
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[[Pennsylvania Attorney General|Attorney General]] •
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[[Pennsylvania Secretary of State|Secretary of State]]
  
===Cities===
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'''Pennsylvania Counties'''<br>
Abington - Fire Department - Police Department - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Adams County, Pennsylvania|Adams]] • [[Sunshinereview:Allegheny County, Pennsylvania|Allegheny]] •
Adams<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Armstrong County, Pennsylvania|Armstrong]] • [[Sunshinereview:Beaver County, Pennsylvania|Beaver]] •
Alburtis<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Bedford County, Pennsylvania|Bedford]] • [[Sunshinereview:Berks County, Pennsylvania|Berks]] •
Allegheny<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Blair County, Pennsylvania|Blair]] • [[Sunshinereview:Bradford County, Pennsylvania|Bradford]] •
Allen<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Bucks County, Pennsylvania|Bucks]] • [[Sunshinereview:Butler County, Pennsylvania|Butler]] •
Allentown - Chamber of Commerce - CVB - Economic Development Corporation - Public Library<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Cambria County, Pennsylvania|Cambria]] • [[Sunshinereview:Cameron County, Pennsylvania|Cameron]] •
Altoona - Chamber of Commerce - Economic Development Corporation - Housing Authority - Public Library - Public Schools - Water<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Carbon County, Pennsylvania|Carbon]] • [[Sunshinereview:Centre County, Pennsylvania|Centre]] •
Ambler - Public Library<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Chester County, Pennsylvania|Chester]] • [[Sunshinereview:Clarion County, Pennsylvania|Clarion]] •
Ambridge<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Clearfield County, Pennsylvania|Clearfield]] • [[Sunshinereview:Clinton County, Pennsylvania|Clinton]] •
Annville Public Library<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Columbia County, Pennsylvania|Columbia]] • [[Sunshinereview:Crawford County, Pennsylvania|Crawford]] •
Antis - Public Library<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Cumberland County, Pennsylvania|Cumberland]] • [[Sunshinereview:Dauphin County, Pennsylvania|Dauphin]] •
Antrim<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Delaware County, Pennsylvania|Delaware]] • [[Sunshinereview:Elk County, Pennsylvania|Elk]] •
Ardmore Business District Authority<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Erie County, Pennsylvania|Erie]] • [[Sunshinereview:Fayette County, Pennsylvania|Fayette]] •
Armstrong<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Forest County, Pennsylvania|Forest]] • [[Sunshinereview:Franklin County, Pennsylvania|Franklin]] •
Ashland Public Library<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Fulton County, Pennsylvania|Fulton]] • [[Sunshinereview:Greene County, Pennsylvania|Greene]] •
Aspinwall<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania|Huntingdon]] • [[Sunshinereview:Indiana County, Pennsylvania|Indiana]] •
Aston<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Jefferson County, Pennsylvania|Jefferson]] • [[Sunshinereview:Juniata County, Pennsylvania|Juniata]] •
Atglen - Public Library<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania|Lackawanna]] • [[Sunshinereview:Lancaster County, Pennsylvania|Lancaster]] •
Athens Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Lawrence County, Pennsylvania|Lawrence]] • [[Sunshinereview:Lebanon County, Pennsylvania|Lebanon]] •
Avalon Public Library<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Lehigh County, Pennsylvania|Lehigh]] • [[Sunshinereview:Luzerne County, Pennsylvania|Luzerne]] •
Avella Public Schools<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Lycoming County, Pennsylvania|Lycoming]] • [[Sunshinereview:McKean County, Pennsylvania|McKean]] •
Avondale<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Mercer County, Pennsylvania|Mercer]] • [[Sunshinereview:Mifflin County, Pennsylvania|Mifflin]] •
Baldwin - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Monroe County, Pennsylvania|Monroe]] • [[Sunshinereview:Montgomery County, Pennsylvania|Montgomery]] •
Bally<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Montour County, Pennsylvania|Montour]] • [[Sunshinereview:Northampton County, Pennsylvania|Northampton]] •
Bangor Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Northumberland County, Pennsylvania|Northumberland]] • [[Sunshinereview:Perry County, Pennsylvania|Perry]] •
Barrett<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania|Philadelphia]] • [[Sunshinereview:Pike County, Pennsylvania|Pike]] •
Bath<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Potter County, Pennsylvania|Potter]] • [[Sunshinereview:Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania|Schuylkill]] •
Beaver - Chamber of Commerce - Public Schools<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Snyder County, Pennsylvania|Snyder]] • [[Sunshinereview:Somerset County, Pennsylvania|Somerset]] •
Bedford - Chamber of Commerce - Public Schools<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Sullivan County, Pennsylvania|Sullivan]] • [[Sunshinereview:Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania|Susquehanna]] •
Belle Vernon - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Tioga County, Pennsylvania|Tioga]] • [[Sunshinereview:Union County, Pennsylvania|Union]] •
Bellefonte<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Venango County, Pennsylvania|Venango]] • [[Sunshinereview:Warren County, Pennsylvania|Warren]] •
Bellevue<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Washington County, Pennsylvania|Washington]] • [[Sunshinereview:Wayne County, Pennsylvania|Wayne]] •
Bellwood Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania|Westmoreland]] • [[Sunshinereview:Wyoming County, Pennsylvania|Wyoming]] •
Bensalem<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:York County, Pennsylvania|York]] •'''[[Sunshinereview:Pennsylvania counties|All Pennsylvania counties...]]'''
Berwick - Chamber of Commerce - Historical Society - Public Library<br>
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Bethel<br>
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Bethel Park - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Bethlehem - Chamber of Commerce - CVB - Economic Development Corporation - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Bethlehem (Township)<br>
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Birdsboro<br>
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Bloomsburg - Chamber of Commerce - CVB - Public Library<br>
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Blossburg - Public Library<br>
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Boggs<br>
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Brackenridge - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Braddock Public Library<br>
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Bradford - Chamber of Commerce - Economic Development Corporation - Public Library<br>
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Bradford Woods<br>
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Brentwood - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Bridgeport<br>
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Bridgeville - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Brighton<br>
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Bristol<br>
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Brookhaven<br>
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Brookville - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Broomall Public Library<br>
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Bryn Mawr Fire Department<br>
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Buckingham<br>
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Burgettstown Public Library<br>
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Butler (Butler County) - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Butler (Luzerne County)<br>
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Caernarvon - Public Schools<br>
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California Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Caln<br>
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Camp Hill - Chamber of Commerce - Public Schools<br>
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Canonsburg - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Carbondale Public Schools<br>
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Carlisle - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Carroll Valley<br>
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Carrolltown - Public Library<br>
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Castle Shannon<br>
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Catasauqua Public Library<br>
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Catawissa <br>
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Center Fire Department - Police Department - Public Schools<br>
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Centre Region Council of Governments<br>
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Chadds Ford<br>
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- Chambersburg - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Charleroi - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Charlestown<br>
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Cheltenham - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Chester<br>
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Chippewa<br>
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Christiana - Fire Department<br>
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Churchill<br>
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Clarion - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Clarks Summit<br>
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Clearfield - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Cleona<br>
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Coatesville - Fire Department - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Cochranton<br>
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College<br>
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Collegeville - Public Library<br>
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Columbia - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Concord<br>
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Conemaugh (Cambria County)<br>
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Conemaugh (Somerset County)<br>
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Conewago<br>
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Connellsville  Unofficial<br>
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Connoquenessing<br>
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Conshohocken<br>
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Coolbaugh<br>
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Cooperstown Public Library<br>
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Coplay<br>
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Cornwall<br>
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Corry - Public Library<br>
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Covington<br>
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Crafton<br>
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Cranberry - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Crescent<br>
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Cumru<br>
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Dallas<br>
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Damascus<br>
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Danville - Public Library<br>
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Darby Public Library<br>
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Daugherty<br>
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Delmont Public Library<br>
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Derry - Police Department<br>
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Dickson City Fire Department<br>
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Dillsburg - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Donora Public Library<br>
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Dormont - Public Library<br>
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Downingtown - Public Library<br>
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Doylestown (Borough) - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Doylestown (Township) - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Dublin <br>
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Dupont<br>
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Dushore<br>
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Eagles Mere<br>
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East Berlin<br>
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East Brandford<br>
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East Brandywine<br>
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East Coventry<br>
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East Hempfield<br>
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East Norriton<br>
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East Penn<br>
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East Pennsboro - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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East Rockhill - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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East Stroudsburg<br>
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East Whiteland<br>
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Easton - Chamber of Commerce - CVB - Economic Development Corporation - Police Department - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Easttown - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Ebensburg - Public Library<br>
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Eddystone<br>
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Edinboro<br>
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Edgewood - Public Library<br>
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Edgeworth<br>
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Erie - Chamber of Commerce - CVB<br>
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Elizabeth<br>
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Elizabethtown<br>
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Elk<br>
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Ellwood City<br>
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Elverson - Public Schools<br>
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Emmaus - Public Schools<br>
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Ephrata - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Erie - CVB<br>
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Etna<br>
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Everett Public Library<br>
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Exeter - Police Department<br>
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Fairless Hills - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Fairfield - Public Schools<br>
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Fairview Township (Erie County)<br>
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Fairview Township (York County) - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Falls<br>
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Fawn Grove<br>
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Ferguson<br>
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Findlay<br>
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Forest City - Public Library<br>
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Forest Hills<br>
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Fox Chapel<br>
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Frackville Public Library<br>
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Franconia<br>
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Franklin - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Franklin Township<br>
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Franklin Park<br>
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Franklintown<br>
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Fredericktown Public Library<br>
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Gettysburg - Chamber of Commerce - CVB - Welcome Center  <br>
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Girard<br>
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Glenolden Fire Department<br>
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Glenside - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Greene Township (Franklin County)<br>
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Greenfield Fire Department<br>
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Greensburg - Chamber of Commerce - Fire Department - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Green Tree<br>
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Grove City - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Hallstead Public Library<br>
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Hamlin - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Hampden - Chamber of Commerce - Fire Department<br>
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Hampton<br>
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Hanover - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Hanover (Lehigh County)<br>
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Hanover (Northampton County)<br>
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Harborcreek<br>
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Harrisburg - Chamber of Commerce - CVB<br>
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Harrison<br>
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Hastings<br>
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Hatboro - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Hatfield (Borough)<br>
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Hatfield (Township)<br>
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Haverford - Public Library<br>
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Hazleton - Chamber of Commerce - Economic Development Corporation - Public Library<br>
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Hellertown - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Hermitage<br>
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Hershey Partnership - Public Library<br>
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Hilltown - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Hollidaysburg - Public Library<br>
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Homer City<br>
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Homewood Junction<br>
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Honesdale<br>
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Horsham - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Houston Public Library<br>
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Huntingdon - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Huntingdon Valley Public Library<br>
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Indian Lake<br>
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Indiana - Chamber of Commerce - CVB - Public Schools - University of Pennsylvania<br>
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Indiana Township<br>
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Irwin - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Ivyland<br>
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Jackson Township (Cambria County)<br>
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Jackson Township (Monroe County)<br>
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Jeannette Public Library<br>
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Jefferson Hills - Public Library<br>
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Jenkintown - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Jessup<br>
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Jim Thorpe - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Johnstown - Chamber of Commerce - CVB - Discover Downtown Partnership - Heritage Association - Police Department - Public Library - Public Schools - Redevelopment Authority<br>
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Jones<br>
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Jonestown<br>
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Kane - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Kennett Square - Public Library<br>
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Kennett Township (Chester County)<br>
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Kidder<br>
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King of Prussia - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Kingston<br>
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Kittanning - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Kutztown - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Lackawaxen<br>
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Lancaster - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Lancaster Township (Lancaster County)<br>
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Langhorne Manor<br>
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Lansdale - Public Library<br>
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Lansdowne - Chamber of Commerce - Police Department<br>
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Latimore<br>
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Latrobe - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Laurelton Public Library<br>
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Lebanon<br>
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Lehighton - Public Library<br>
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Lehman<br>
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Lemoyne <br>
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Lewisburg Downtown Partnership - RA<br>
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Lewistown - Chamber of Commerce - CVB - Public Schools<br>
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Ligonier - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Limerick Fire Department<br>
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Littlestown - Public Schools<br>
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Liverpool<br>
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Lock Haven - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Lower Allen - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Lower Burrell<br>
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Lower Gwynedd - Public Library<br>
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Lower Makefield<br>
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Lower Merion - Public Library<br>
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Lower Milford - Fire Department<br>
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Lower Paxton<br>
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Lower Pottsgrove<br>
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Lower Providence - Public Library<br>
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Lower Saucon<br>
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Lower Windsor<br>
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Macungie<br>
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Mahonoy City<br>
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Malvern - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Manheim<br>
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Manor - Public Library<br>
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Mansfield - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Markleysburg<br>
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Marshall<br>
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Martinsburg <br>
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Marysville<br>
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McDonald Public Library<br>
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McEwensville Public Library<br>
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McKeesport - Public Library<br>
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Meadville - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Mechanicsburg - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Media - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Mercer - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Mercersburg Public Library<br>
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Meyersdale - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Middle Smithfield<br>
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Middlesex<br>
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Middletown (Bucks County)<br>
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Middletown (Dauphin County) - Public Library<br>
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Middletown (Delaware County)<br>
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Mifflinburg Public Library - Fire Department<br>
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Milford (Bucks County)<br>
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Milford (Pike County) - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Millcreek (Erie County)<br>
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Millcreek (Lebanon County)<br>
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Miller<br>
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Millersville<br>
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Milton - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Monaca<br>
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Monessen Public Library<br>
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Monongahela - Public Library<br>
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Monroe - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Monroeton Public Library<br>
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Monroeville - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Montgomery<br>
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Montoursville <br>
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Montrose - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Moon Township - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Moosic - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Morgantown - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Morrisville<br>
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Moscow<br>
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Mount Jewett - Public Library<br>
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Mount Joy - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Mount Lebanon - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Mount Pleasant - Public Library<br>
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Mount Pocono<br>
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Mount Union<br>
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Mountain Home Public Library<br>
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Murrysville - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Nanty Glo<br>
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Narberth<br>
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Nazareth - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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New Alexandria Public Library<br>
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New Bloomfield Public Library<br>
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New Brighton - Historical Society - Public Schools<br>
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New Britain (Borough)<br>
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New Britain (Township)<br>
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New Castle<br>
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New Cumberland<br>
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New Galilee<br>
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New Garden<br>
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New Hanover<br>
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New Kensington - Public Library<br>
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New London<br>
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Newport Public Library<br>
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Newtown (Borough)<br>
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Newtown (Township)<br>
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Norristown - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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North East - Chamber of Commerce <br>
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North Fayette<br>
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North Huntingdon - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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North Irwin - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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North Londonderry<br>
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North Middleton<br>
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North Wales - Public Library<br>
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Northampton<br>
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Northumberland - Public Library<br>
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O'Hara<br>
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Oil City - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library - Public Schools - Tourism<br>
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Orwigsburg - Fire Department<br>
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Osborne<br>
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Oxford <br>
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Palmer<br>
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Palmerton<br>
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Palmyra<br>
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Paradise<br>
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Parkesburg - Public Library<br>
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Parkside<br>
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Patterson<br>
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Patton - Public Library<br>
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Pen Argyl - Public Library<br>
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Penn (Perry County)<br>
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Penn (Westmoreland County)<br>
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Penn (York County)<br>
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Penn Hills - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Pennsbury Village <br>
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Perkasie - Chamber of Commerce - Police Department<br>
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Perry<br>
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Peters Township - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Philadelphia - Chamber of Commerce - CPC - CVB - Police Department - Public Library - Public Schools - Sheriff<br>
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Phoenixville<br>
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Pine (Allegheny County)<br>
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Pine (Mercer County)<br>
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Pittsburgh - Chamber of Commerce - CVB<br>
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Pittston - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Plainfield<br>
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Pleasant Hills<br>
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Plum<br>
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Plymouth<br>
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Pocono<br>
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Pocono Pines Public Library<br>
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Pottstown - Chamber of Commerce - Public Schools<br>
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Pottsville - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Prospect Park <br>
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Punxsutawney - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Quakertown - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Radnor<br>
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Reading - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Red Lion - Public Library<br>
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Reserve<br>
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Richland (Bucks County)<br>
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Richland (Cambria County)<br>
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Ridley Park<br>
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Rimersburg Public Library<br>
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Riverside<br>
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Roaring Spring Public Library<br>
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Rochester<br>
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Rose Valley <br>
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Ross - Police Department<br>
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Saint Marys - Public Library<br>
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Saltsburg<br>
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Saxton Public Library<br>
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Sayre Police Department<br>
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Schuylkill<br>
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Schuylkill Haven<br>
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Schwenksville - Fire Department - Public Library<br>
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Scott - Public Library<br>
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Scottdale<br>
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Scranton - Chamber of Commerce - Parking Authority - Public Library - Public Schools - University of Scranton<br>
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Selinsgrove<br>
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Sellersville - Fire Department<br>
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Sewickley Public Library<br>
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Shaler<br>
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Shamokin Public Library<br>
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Sharon - Chamber of Commerce - CVB - Public Library<br>
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Sharon Hill<br>
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Sharpsville<br>
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Shippensburg - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Shrewsbury (Borough)<br>
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Shrewsbury (Township)<br>
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Sinking Spring<br>
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Skippack<br>
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Smethport Public Library<br>
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Smith<br>
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Smithfield<br>
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Somerset - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Somerset Township<br>
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South Hanover<br>
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South Hills - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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South Lebanon<br>
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South Middleton<br>
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South Strabane<br>
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Spring Grove<br>
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Springettsbury<br>
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Springfield (Delaware County)<br>
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Springfield Public Library (Montgomery County)<br>
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State College - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Steelton<br>
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Stroud<br>
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Stroudsburg - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Sugar Grove Public Library<br>
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Sunbury Public Library<br>
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Susquehanna - Public Library<br>
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Swarthmore<br>
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Swatara<br>
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Swissvale<br>
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Telford - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Terre Hill<br>
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Thompson<br>
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Thornbury (Chester County)<br>
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Thornbury (Delaware County)<br>
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Throop<br>
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Titusville - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Tobyhanna - Public Library<br>
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Topton <br>
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Towamencin<br>
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Towanda - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Trafford<br>
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Trappe <br>
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Tredyffrin - Public Library<br>
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Troy Public Library<br>
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Trumbauersville<br>
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Tunkhannock<br>
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Tyrone - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Ulster Public Library<br>
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Ulysses Public Library<br>
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Union City - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Uniontown - Chamber of Commerce - Economic Development Corporation - Public Library<br>
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Upper Allen - Fire Department<br>
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Upper Darby<br>
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Upper Dublin - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Upper Gwynedd<br>
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Upper Leacock<br>
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Upper Macungie<br>
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Upper Makefield<br>
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Upper Merion - Public Schools<br>
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Upper Moreland - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Upper Pottsgrove<br>
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Upper Providence (Delaware County)<br>
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Upper Providence (Montgomery County)<br>
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Upper Saint Clair<br>
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Upper Saucon<br>
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Upper Southampton<br>
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Upper Uwchlan<br>
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Uwchlan<br>
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Vandergrift - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Walker<br>
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Wallace<br>
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Warminster<br>
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Warren - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Warriors Mark<br>
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Warwick (Bucks County)<br>
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Warwick (Lancaster County)<br>
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Washington - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library - Public Schools<br>
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Washington Township (Berks County)<br>
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Washington Township (Westmoreland County)<br>
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Waterford Public Library<br>
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Watson<br>
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Wayne - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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Waynesboro - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Waynesburg - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Wellsboro - Chamber of Commerce - Parks & Recreation - Public Schools<br>
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Wesleyville <br>
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West Bradford<br>
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West Brandywine<br>
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West Caln<br>
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West Chester - Chamber of Commerce - Public Library<br>
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West Conshohocken <br>
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West Deer<br>
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West Easton<br>
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West Goshen<br>
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West Hanover<br>
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West Hempfield<br>
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West Manchester<br>
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West Mifflin - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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West Norriton<br>
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West Pikeland<br>
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West View<br>
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West Whiteland<br>
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Westmont - Fire Department - Public Schools<br>
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Westtown<br>
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White Oak - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Whitehall - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Whitehall Township Police Department - Public Library<br>
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Whitemarsh<br>
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Whitpain - Public Library<br>
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Wilkes-Barre - Chamber of Business and Industry - Police Department<br>
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Wilkinsburg - Public Library<br>
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Williams<br>
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Williamsburg Public Library<br>
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Williamsport - Bureau of Police - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Willistown<br>
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Willow Grove - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Wilson - Public Library<br>
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Wind Gap<br>
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Windber - Fire Department<br>
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Windsor<br>
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Wormleysburg - Chamber of Commerce<br>
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Wrightstown<br>
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Wyalusing Public Library<br>
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Wyomissing Public Library<br>
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Yardley<br>
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Yeadon <br>
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York - Chamber of Commerce - Public Schools - Public Schools<br>
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York Township<br>
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Youngwood<br>
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Zelienople - Public Library<br><br>
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Allegheny County drink tax referendum

March 5, 2009: The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania is considering whether the Allegheny County election division improperly refused to certify an attempted 2008 veto referendum of the county's 7% drink tax. The group "Friends Against Counterproductive Taxation" collected signatures to put a tax reduction measure on the ballot, but the county refused to certify the measure, asserting that the county's home rule charter doesn't allow alcohol taxes to be addressed by this process.[1]

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  1. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "County drink tax debated in state Supreme Court", March 5, 2009