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Lean inaugural events reflect Pennsylvania's hard times
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | 12/20/2010 | Peter Jackson

Posted on 12/20/2010 11:42:47 AM PST by surroundedbyblue

The celebration surrounding Tom Corbett's inauguration as Pennsylvania's 46th governor will not include a parade around the Capitol. No concerts by rock legends. Just one inaugural ball.

Organizers said they are limiting the number of events, citing hard economic times.

A performing arts program, a Roman Catholic Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral and an inaugural ball at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex will be part of the Jan. 18 event.

Inaugural celebrations usually combine casual parties with formal events. The bills are paid by private donors, including corporations and organized labor groups that often have a direct stake in state policies

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: corbett
Compare with Rendell admin or even Obama
1 posted on 12/20/2010 11:42:52 AM PST by surroundedbyblue
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To: surroundedbyblue

Corbett gets it. I like this guy more and more every day. Anything is better after going through Redells BS.

2 posted on 12/20/2010 12:47:00 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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