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10/21/2014

Advisory Committee Recommends Improvements to PA Turnpike Policies
 
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission CEO Mark Compton today announced that an advisory committee, which was convened to review current policies and procedures, has recommended several improvements to the Turnpike's operations. The recommendations include strengthening ethics training for its employees and vendors; adding an independent professional to review major bid projects; enhancing the agency's transparency, and encouraging periodic independent oversight of turnpike policies and operations.
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10/21/2014

Governor Corbett Stands Up for Crime Victims Statewide; Signs Legislation Strengthening Crime Victims Relief Act
 
Near the site where Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner was murdered on Dec. 9, 1981, Governor Tim Corbett today signed Senate Bill 508, the Re-Victimization Relief Act.
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10/20/2014

New Tool for Parents, Guardians to Create Safer Teen Drivers
 
PennDOT announced today that a new partnership will help keep teen drivers safe and save the commonwealth nearly $70,000 in annual printing costs.
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10/17/2014

Governor Corbett Provides Update on Preparedness for Ebola Virus
 
Governor Tom Corbett joined Secretary of Health Michael Wolf and Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone today to announce that - while there are no confirmed cases in Pennsylvania - the commonwealth is well prepared for the Ebola virus and is committed to protecting the health and public safety of all Pennsylvanians.
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10/16/2014

Pennsylvania First in Nation to Preserve Half-Million Acres of Prime Farmland
 
In the biggest milestone yet for the nation's most successful farmland preservation effort, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and Agriculture Secretary George Greig today commemorated the preservation of more than a half-million acres of prime Pennsylvania farmland for future development.
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10/15/2014

Governor Corbett Signs Bill Expanding Newborn Screening Requirements
 
Governor Tom Corbett signed House Bill 1654 into law at an event in the Capitol today, expanding newborn screening requirements to assist in early detection measures that will help to improve care for children diagnosed with certain rare disorders.
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10/15/2014

Governor Corbett Announces Second Walmart E-Commerce Center in Bethlehem
 
Both Centers to Create 650 Total Jobs
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10/14/2014

Governor Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett and State Legislators Join in Capitol Ceremony to Honor Pennsylvanians Killed in Domestic Violence!
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett joined The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and its 60 member programs along with other elected officials to remember the more than 100 Pennsylvanians who died in domestic violence- related homicides during the past year.!
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10/10/2014

#MakeItInPA: Governor Corbett Joins Dietz and Watson and Local Officials to Break Ground on $50 Million Expansion Project
 
Governor Tom Corbett today joined Dietz and Watson President and CEO Louis Eni, Philadelphia Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger, City Councilman Bobby Henon and other local officials to break ground for the Philadelphia-based, fourth generation family-owned food manufacturer's expansion that will nearly double its footprint in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.
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10/10/2014

Pennsylvania Lottery Launches Official Smartphone App
 
The Pennsylvania Lottery has introduced a free smartphone app offering easy access to drawing results, jackpots, instant game details, second-chance opportunities to win and on-the-go fun for Lottery players.
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10/9/2014

Governor Corbett Highlights Impact of Tourism at Site of New Museum of the American Revolution
 
Phioladelphia - Governor Corbett Highlights Impact of Tourism at Site of New Museum of the American Revolution
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10/8/2014

A.G. KANE AND A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN ANNOUNCE FIRST MULTISTATE TASK FORCE TO COMBAT NORTHEAST HEROIN CRISIS
 
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane and New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the creation of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Heroin Task Force (NEMA-HTF), a multistate heroin task force that will marshal the resources of top law- enforcement officers across Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states.
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10/7/2014

Governor Corbett Urges Pennsylvanians to Contact Their Legislators to Push for Pension Reform, Property Tax Relief
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is calling on Pennsylvania taxpayers to use the power of social media to encourage lawmakers to reform Pennsylvania's public pension system.
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10/7/2014

Improving Campus Safety to be One Focus of PA State System of Higher Education Audit
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced that his department's ongoing performance audit of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education will include a comprehensive review of how the agency is complying with state and federal laws related to campus safety and sexual violence prevention.
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10/3/2014

#MakeItInPA: On National Manufacturing Day, Governor Corbett Announces U.S. Steel to Keep Headquarters in Pennsylvania and Invest in Mon Valley Works Operations
 
Pittsburgh event part of statewide effort to promote Pennsylvania's growing manufacturing industry
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