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Protesters call on Corbett to close corporate tax loopholes

Published On: Feb 04 2013 04:29:07 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 04 2013 06:17:44 PM EST

A group of protesters is sending a message to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett on the eve of his budget address in Harrisburg.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A group of protesters is sending a message to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett on the eve of his budget address in Harrisburg.

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Protesters gathered Monday outside Pa. Sen. Pat Browne's office in Allentown to call on Corbett to close corporate tax loopholes.

The group said the move would generate close to $1 billion for the state, which could be used to fund education, infrastructure and health care programs.

Officials in Corbett's office have recently said the governor is working on a spending plan that avoids massive education cuts.