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11/12/2014

Importance of Health Screenings Highlighted during World Diabetes Day
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Pennsylvania Diabetes Action Partnership are urging Pennsylvanians to take control of their health through screenings for diabetes, an often preventable disease and Pennsylvania's seventh-leading cause of death.
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10/30/2014

Governor Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett Welcome Hundreds to the Governor's Residence for Trick or Treat Night
 
Governor Tom Corbett, along with First Lady Susan Corbett welcomed hundreds of trick-or-treaters to the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg tonight. The Corbetts dressed as Pennsylvania founder William Penn and his wife Hannah.
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10/30/2014

PennDOT bridges interview
 
PennDOT bridges interview
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10/30/2014

Governor Tom Corbett and law enforcement officials held a media availability regarding the capture of Eric Frein.
 
Governor Tom Corbett and law enforcement officials held a media availability regarding the capture of Eric Frein.
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10/29/2014

Over 50 years of Pennsylvania Death Records Now Available for Free to PA Residents
 
More than seven million Pennsylvania death records are now available online thanks to a continued collaboration between the Pennsylvania State Archives and Ancestry.
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10/28/2014

Ninety-one Projects to Improve Mobility, Safety with Act 89 Multimodal, Transit Funds
 
Eighty-six projects in 35 counties will improve safety and mobility with $84 million in Multimodal Transportation Fund investments from Act 89, the state's transportation plan.
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10/28/2014

Governor's Residence Teams Up With Culinary Students to Create Halloween Jack-O'-Lantern Display
 
Just in time for trick or treat night, the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg has gotten into the Halloween spirit. Students from the Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts today carved dozens of pumpkins. The jack-o'-lanterns will be on display through Halloween.
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10/24/2014

Team Selected to Replace 558 Bridges through Public-Private Bridge Project
 
PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch announced today that Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners was selected for the department's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, a Public-Private Partnership (P3) to replace 558 bridges across the state.
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10/22/2014

Students, Drivers Honored at Pennsylvania School Bus Safety Awards
 
PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch joined other Pennsylvania school bus safety advocates today to honor twelve students for communicating important school bus safety messages and six school bus drivers for their superior driving skills during a ceremony at the Governor's residence.
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10/22/2014

#MakeItInPA: Corbett Administration Helps Secure $2.99 million Federal Grant to Strengthen the Defense Manufacturing Industry in Northeast Pennsylvania
 
Continuing to advance Governor Tom Corbett's JOBS1st PA initiative,Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker today joined local leaders to announce that the Department of Defense has awarded a $2,999,172 grant to launch the Northeast Pennsylvania Defense Transition Partnership Initiative. The initiative will deploy a collaborative network of workforce and economic development organizations to support the transition and diversification of the defense industry in the region.
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10/22/2014

Governor Corbett Announces 150 Jobs Retained; 1,400 Possible New Jobs
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced that 150 jobs will be preserved due to Act 89, the state's transportation plan, following his administration's work to ensure that Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) continues shipping to the Port of Philadelphia.
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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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