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5/15/2014

Unprecedented Film of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Walking Donated to Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
 
Never before seen footage of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt walking was unveiled today at the Pennsylvania State Archives. The film was shot in 1937 by Harrisburg native and Major League Baseball pitcher James (Jimmie) DeShong on his 8mm home movie camera.
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5/15/2014

State Police to Offer Child Safety Seat Checkpoints Statewide During National "Click It or Ticket" Campaign
 
The Pennsylvania State Police will offer free child safety seat inspections statewide in conjunction with the national Highway Traffic Safety Administration's "Click It or Ticket" campaign from May 19 to June 1.
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5/13/2014

Governor Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett Join Archbishop Chaput, Archbishop Paglia, Mayor Nutter, Local Business and Civic Leaders to Announce Theme for World Meeting of Families 2015
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett, Archbishop Chaput, and Mayor Nutter along with other local business and civic leaders welcomed Archbishop Paglia and the Pontifical Council for the Family delegation to Philadelphia Pennsylvania to announce the 2015 World Meeting of Families theme, "Love is our Mission. The Family Fully Alive."
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5/12/2014

Governor Corbett, Pennsylvania Turnpike, other Officials Break Ground on First Project Linking Pittsburgh International Airport to I-79
 
More benefits from Pennsylvania's new transportation plan were announced today as Governor Tom Corbett was joined today by other state and local officials at a groundbreaking to mark the start of construction for two bridges that will carry the Southern Beltway (Turnpike Route 576) over Route 22.
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5/9/2014

Governor Corbett Addresses Opioid Issue
 
Governor Tom Corbett today convened a group of local and state health, law enforcement, legislative and judicial officials along with individuals impacted by addiction to discuss the response to Pennsylvania's growing opioid addiction and overdose situation.
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5/7/2014

Governor Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett Visit Philadelphia Zoo to Open First-in-the-World Animal Travel and Exploration Path
 
Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett today joined Philadelphia Zoo officials to officially open Big Cat Crossing, the newest extension of Zoo360. Zoo360 is a first-in-the-world travel and exploration system that gives animals the ability to move throughout the entire zoo in ways that more closely resembles their behavior in the wild.
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5/6/2014

PennDOT, State Police, Motorcycle Community Join to Recognize Motorcycle Safety Month
 
In recognition of Governor Tom Corbett proclaiming May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch today joined representatives of motorcycle riding and training communities, as well as the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), to kick off the awareness month.
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5/6/2014

Governor Corbett, Senator Scarnati Announce $6.5 million in School Safety Grants
 
Importance for Students to Learn in a Safe Environment
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5/3/2014

Governor Tom Corbett Attends Rally for the Troops at the State Capitol
 
Governor Tom Corbett today joined hundreds of veterans and active duty service men and women as they rallied on the State Capitol steps in Harrisburg. The annual Rally for the Troops is held to show support for our men and women who currently serve or are U.S. military veterans.
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5/2/2014

Governor Corbett Helps Kick Off 2014 K'NEX Student STEM Design Challenge at Harrisburg University
 
Governor Tom Corbett today joined K'NEX CEO Michael Araten at the 2014 STEM Design Challenge at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology to welcome competing students and help to officially kick off the challenge.
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5/1/2014

Governor Corbett Celebrates Veterans of Foreign Wars
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett provided keynote remarks and issuing a proclamation declaring May 1, 2014 as Loyalty Day in Pennsylvania.
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5/1/2014

Governor Corbett Issues Proclamation Celebrating May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
 
Governor Tom Corbett today issued a proclamation recognizing May 2014 as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in Pennsylvania. The governor also officially kicked-off Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month by attending a multi-agency celebration in Harrisburg.
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4/29/2014

Governor Corbett Announces Over One Half-Billion Dollars in Savings through State Government Innovation
 
Governor Tom Corbett announced today that state agencies have saved over $650 million through innovations aimed at improving customer service, reducing costs, and eliminating inefficiency in state government.
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4/29/2014

Attorney General Kane announces arrest of suspected Johnstown heroin dealer found with pure heroin and fentanyl
 
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of a Johnstown man who had 795 stamped bags of heroin and eight grams of pure heroin in his possession, along with two vials of the narcotic fentany
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4/28/2014

Governor Corbett Honors Holocaust Victims at Remembrance Event
 
Governor Tom Corbett today paid tribute to victims of the Holocaust at a remembrance ceremony held in his Reception Room at the state Capitol.
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