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9/25/2014

Governor Corbett Joins PPG Industries in Pittsburgh, Opening New Regional Headquarters for Architectural Coatings Business to Support More Than 500 Jobs
 
Pittsburgh - Continuing to advance his JOBS1stPA initiative, Governor Tom Corbett today joined PPG Industries to open a regional headquarters for its architectural coatings business in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. The facility is located in Cranberry Township, Butler County and is expected to accommodate approximately 550 employees.
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9/24/2014

PA Preferred Milk Set to Benefit Western Pennsylvanians through Innovative Food Bank Distribution Program
 
Pittsburgh - Agriculture Secretary George Greig today unveiled a pioneering regional PA Preferred milk distribution program that will meet the needs of western Pennsylvanians. Greig joined partners from the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Schneider's Dairy and representatives from the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association and Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program at the food bank in Dusquene, Allegheny County, which will distribute the milk to its affiliates across western Pennsylvania. This program will help 55,000 people served by the food bank.
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9/24/2014

PA Preferred Milk Set to Benefit Western Pennsylvanians through Innovative Food Bank Distribution Program
 
Pittsburgh - Agriculture Secretary George Greig today unveiled a pioneering regional PA Preferred milk distribution program that will meet the needs of western Pennsylvanians. Greig joined partners from the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Schneider's Dairy and representatives from the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association and Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program at the food bank in Dusquene, Allegheny County, which will distribute the milk to its affiliates across western Pennsylvania. This program will help 55,000 people served by the food bank.
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9/24/2014

Governor Corbett Signs Legislation to Provide Funding for Philadelphia School District
 
Governor Tom Corbett, joined today by Philadelphia Superintendent of Schools, Dr. William Hite and Bill Green, Chairman of the School Reform Commission, signed House Bill 1177, granting the Philadelphia School District the ability to collect additional revenue through a cigarette tax.
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9/24/2014

Governor Corbett Signs Legislation to Provide Funding for Philadelphia School District
 
Governor Tom Corbett, joined today by Philadelphia Superintendent of Schools, Dr. William Hite and Bill Green, Chairman of the School Reform Commission, signed House Bill 1177, granting the Philadelphia School District the ability to collect additional revenue through a cigarette tax.
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9/22/2014

Governor Corbett Announces Hill International Will Move Corporate Headquarters to Philadelphia Creating 222 New Jobs
 
Harrisburg - Continuing to advance his JOBS1st PA initiative, Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Hill International, Inc. will be moving its global corporate headquarters to Philadelphia, a move that is expected to add 222 new jobs in the city.
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9/22/2014

Governor Corbett Held a Media Availability Regarding the Ongoing Pennsylvania State Police Investigation of the Blooming Grove Shooting Incident
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and Pennsylvania State Police officials held a media availability at the Blooming Grove Municipal Township Building in Blooming Grove, PA.
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9/22/2014

Governor Corbett Holds Media Availability Regarding Ongoing Pennsylvania State Police Investigation
 
Governor Tom Corbett and Pennsylvania State Police officials hold a media availability at the Blooming Grove Municipal Township Building in Blooming Grove, PA.
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9/17/2014

Corbett Administration Announces the Release of Economic Growth Initiative Grant to Glatfelter for Natural Gas Conversion Project in York County
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced the award of a $5-million Economic Growth Initiative Grant and $3-million Alternative and Clean Energy Grant to Glatfelter to support the conversion of the company's Spring Grove, York County mill to use natural gas to fuel its boilers.
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9/17/2014

Corbett Administration Announces the Release of Economic Growth Initiative Grant to Glatfelter for Natural Gas Conversion Project in York County
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today announced the award of a $5-million Economic Growth Initiative Grant and $3-million Alternative and Clean Energy Grant to Glatfelter to support the conversion of the company's Spring Grove, York County mill to use natural gas to fuel its boilers.
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9/16/2014

Treasury Creates $1.5 Billion Credit Line to Sustain State Operations
 
Responding to a request from the administration, Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord, in consultation with Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, has extended a $1.5 billion line of credit to the commonwealth so it can cope with a General Fund cash balance that plunged below zero earlier this week. The administration borrowed $700 million against that line of credit on Monday.
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9/16/2014

Treasury Creates $1.5 Billion Credit Line to Su stain State Operations
 
Harrisburg - Responding to a request from the administration, Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord, in consultation with Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, has extended a $1.5 billion line of credit to the commonwealth so it can cope with a General F und cash balance that plunged below zero earlier this week. The administration borrowed $700 million against that line of credit on Monday
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9/13/2014

Governor Tom Corbett Releases Statement on Shooting of Pennsylvania State Police Trooper
 
Governor Tom Corbett issued the following statement on shooting of Pennsylvania State Police trooper: "Our prayers go out to the family, friends and colleagues of the Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in the line of duty Friday night outside the Blooming Grove, Pike County, state police barracks. We are praying as well, for the full recovery of his colleague who was injured in the incident.
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9/12/2014

Acting Secretary of Education Kicks Off Governor's Jobs1st STEM Competition: Building a Stronger Pennsylvania; Open to Students in Grades 9-12
 
Harrisburg - Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq recently visited Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lancaster to kick off the statewide Governor's Jobs1st STEM Competition: Building a Stronger Pennsylvania.
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9/11/2014

Governor Corbett Honors Passengers and Crew of Flight 93 with Visit to National Memorial
 
Governor Tom Corbett today visited and offered remarks at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County.
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