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Eugene DePasquale was elected to the office of Auditor General in 2012. Before that, he served as State Representative for the 95th District from 2006. As Auditor General, DePasquale and his office are responsible for making sure state funds are used properly. Among many duties, the office audits corporate tax returns, district courts, and critically, municipal pension plans.

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The National Safety Council sponsors June as National Safety Month. In this program, the Council focuses on safety in the home, at work, in the community, and on the roads. From police and fire services to road maintenance and snow removal, local governments contribute to public safety in a number of ways. But with budgets tightening around the state due to the pressure of municipal pension obligations, it is becoming harder to meet public safety needs.

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The small steel mill cities of Lower Burrell, New Kensington, and Arnold lie about 18 miles northeast of Pittsburgh along the Allegheny River. Lower Burrell is home to the historic Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 4, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, is a quiet suburb of Philadelphia. Of its seven commissioners, Drew Sharkey was the youngest individual to hold the office when he was sworn in, in 2008.

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