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10/27/2010

Energy-Efficiency Loan Program
 
Pennsylvania homeowners considering geothermal heat pump systems can now take advantage of a new and innovative financing package, the Keystone Home Energy Loan Program (HELP)
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10/26/2010

Governor Rendell Signs Moratorium Protecting Sensitive State Forest Land from Future Natural Gas Leases
 
Order Bans Leases Requiring New Surface Disturbances to Protect Pristine Nature of Publicly Owned Forests
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10/21/2010

Fall foliage
 
Old rusting automobiles from another era mimic the fall colors of the surrounding mountains in this photograph taken near Brandonville, Schuylkill County. There is still time to view the beautiful colors of autumn in much of Pennsylvania.
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10/12/2010

Governor Rendell holds a Natural Gas Severance Tax Press Conferance.
 
Governor Rendell: Proposed Severance Tax Compromise is Fair Urges Legislature to Continue Working to Enact a Bill by Session's End.
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10/12/2010

Governor Rendell: Proposed Severance Tax Compromise is Fair
 
Urges Legislature to Continue Working to Enact a Bill by Session's End
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10/8/2010

North Park Wetland Constructed by the PA Turnpike Commission
 
"The Wahdo:gwas Wetland". Wahdo:gwas (pronounced Wado gaa wass) is Seneca for "Rising from the Water"
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10/8/2010

Promised Severance Tax Bill
 
Governor Rendell Calls Special Columbus Day Meeting with Legislative Leaders to Work on Promised Severance Tax Bill
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10/6/2010

Governor Urges Senate Leadership to Pass a Marcellus Shale Tax
 
In a letter to Senate leadership, Governor Ed Rendell urged that they follow the lead of the House of Representatives to take swift action to pass a Marcellus Shale Severance Tax on the gas industry to benefit impacted communities and the environment.
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10/4/2010

Capitol fountain turned pink
 
Phu Nguyen and his granddaughter Tiffany Nguyen (3 years old) take a rest from their walk around the capitol complex on Sunday to view the capitol fountain, turned pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Pennsylvania Commission for Women turned the state Capitol's Veterans War Memorial Fountain hot pink to highlight October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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10/4/2010

Governor Rendell Announces Budget Savings and Reductions
 
Budget Secretary Mary Soderberg (R) listens as Governor Edward G. Rendell announces that the travel restrictions he put in place two years ago saved the state nearly $21 million and he urged all agencies to follow his lead by cutting an additional 1.9 percent from their budgets.
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10/4/2010

Governor Rendell Announces Budget Savings and Reductions
 
Travel restrictions have saved the state nearly $21 million
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10/2/2010

Improvements in Medical Malpractice Climate
 
Governor Rendell: Pennsylvania Sees Significant Improvements in Medical Malpractice Climate Mcare Payouts Drop 61 Percent; Serious Cases Fall 44 Percent since 2003.
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10/1/2010

Revenue Department Releases September Collections
 
Pennsylvania collected $2.3 billion in General Fund revenue in September, which was $69.8 million, or 3.1 percent, more than anticipated,
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9/30/2010

Uninsured Pennsylvanians with Pre-existing Conditions Will Benefit from Health Care Reform
 
Coverage to Begin Oct. 1
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9/30/2010

Pa. Turnpike Launches 'Text-Free Turnpike' Safety Campaign Statewide
 
Motorist-awareness kickoff held in conjunction with Turnpike's 70th Birthday
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