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6/28/2013

PennDOT, Police Partner for Independence Day Impaired-Driving Enforcement
 
In an effort to keep Pennsylvania roadways safe during the Independence Day holiday period, PennDOT and law enforcement agencies across the state are partnering to crack down on impaired drivers.
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6/28/2013

Governor Corbett Visits Flood-Damaged Areas in Western Pennsylvania
 
Governor Tom Corbett today visited DuBois, Clearfield County and flew over several neighboring western Pennsylvania communities in Jefferson and Clinton counties that were damaged by Thursday's serious storms.
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6/27/2013

Treasurer McCord Says $232 Million in Property Tax, Rent Rebates to be Issued July 1
 
About $232 million in property tax and rent rebates will soon be headed to nearly half a million Pennsylvania seniors, widows, widowers, and people with disabilities, according to State Treasurer Rob McCord.
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6/25/2013

Department of Health Offers Tips to Stay Safe During Summer Heat Waves
 
As summer and hotter weather set in, the Pennsylvania Department of Health is offering some common-sense tips to stay healthy during heat waves.
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6/21/2013

Corbett Administration Launches $7 Million Program that Provides Local Produce to Low- Income Seniors, Families
 
Low-income Pennsylvanians can now apply for vouchers to purchase local produce at farmers markets and farm stands across the state through the Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP).
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6/18/2013

Governor Corbett Signs Law Allowing Crime Victims' Testimony
 
Governor Tom Corbett today signed House Bill 492, amending the Crime Victims Act to allow victims or their representatives to testify in person before the state Parole Board before it decides whether to release an offender from prison.
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6/17/2013

Corbett Administration Officials Urge Pennsylvanians to Take Precautions against West Nile Virus
 
Recent rains and rising temperatures create the perfect conditions for mosquito breeding, and the state departments of Environmental Protection, Health and Agriculture today reminded residents to guard against mosquitoes and prevent the spread of West Nile virus.
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6/12/2013

Governor Corbett, Joined by More Than 100 Legislators, Businesspeople, Consumers from Around the State to Discuss Choice and Convenience
 
Governor Tom Corbett, along with more than 100 people, including legislators, businesspeople and consumers from around the state, today voiced their support for the consumer choice and convenience that comes with privatization of the state wine and spirits system.
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6/10/2013

GIANT Unveils 100 Percent Pennsylvania-Produced Milk During 'Dairy Month'
 
A major Pennsylvania grocery chain is now offering its customers milk produced entirely in Pennsylvania, keeping dollars in local communities and supporting local jobs.
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6/10/2013

Governor Corbett Partners with Counties to Encourage Expanding Human Services Block Grant Program
 
Governor Tom Corbett today called on legislators to expand the Human Services Block Grant program, which provides flexibility in human services funding to meet local needs
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6/7/2013

Governor Corbett Calls for Additional Transportation Investment in Pittsburgh; Thanks Senate for their Vote Moving Legislation Forward
 
Governor Tom Corbett today underscored the critical link between public safety and transportation funding, and called for action on additional transportation investment during an event under the Liberty Bridge in Pittsburgh.
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6/6/2013

Governor Corbett Issues Statement on NCAA Sanctions Court Ruling
 
"I am disappointed with the court's decision and believe that the sanctions have harmed the citizens, students, athletes, alumni and taxpayers of Pennsylvania. Countless individuals and small businesses throughout the state will continue to suffer because of the NCAA's actions."
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6/5/2013

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Application Deadline Extended to End of Year
 
The deadline for older adults and residents with disabilities to apply for Pennsylvania's Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program has been extended from June 30 to Dec. 31.
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6/3/2013

Labor and Industry Kicks Off First-of-its-Kind Amnesty Campaign
 
The Department of Labor and Industry today announced an unemployment compensation (UC) amnesty program aimed at recouping monies owed to the state's UC fund.
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5/31/2013

Governor Corbett Discusses Commitment to Workforce Development; Recognizes WEDnetPA
 
Governor Tom Corbett was joined at ASI Technologies Inc. today by employees to announce that the Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania (WEDnetPA) has hit a significant milestone this spring - the training of its one-millionth employee.
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