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Pennsylvanian

1. of the state of Pennsylvania
2. (in North America) of, denoting, or formed in the upper of two divisions of the Carboniferous period (see also Mississippian (sense 2)), which lasted 30 million years, during which coal measures were formed
3. an inhabitant or native of the state of Pennsylvania
4. the. the Pennsylvanian period or rock system, equivalent to the Upper Carboniferous of Europe

Pennsylvanian

[¦pen·sal¦vā·nyən]
(geology)
A division of late Paleozoic geologic time, extending from 320 to 280 million years ago, varyingly considered to rank as an independent period or as an epoch of the Carboniferous period; named for outcrops of coal-bearing rock formations in Pennsylvania.
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Its clear that Pennsylvanians want and deserve affordable coverage options that are available through the ACA, said Acting Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman.
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Making sure all Pennsylvanians are safe and healthy is my top priority, said Governor Tom Wolf.
The governor said that the benefits of the industry will be felt across the state, but he is unwilling to guarantee that all Pennsylvanians benefit, and restricts all revenue to only covering problems caused by drilling," continued Jarrett.
Its beyond time to get this severance tax passed; a tax that will only benefit Pennsylvanians.
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