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10/28/2013

Treasurer McCord: Gov. Corbett Has Now Paid Lottery Privatization Consultants, Law Firms More Than $3.4 Million
 
State Treasurer Rob McCord today revealed that Gov. Corbett has so far diverted more than $3.4 million from the state Lottery Fund - dollars that should have been used to help senior citizens -- to pay consultants and law firms for his misguided attempt to privatize the PA Lottery.
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10/23/2013

First Lady Susan Corbett Hosts Pumpkin Decorating Contest at the Governor's Residence
 
First Lady Susan Corbett welcomed children to the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg today to celebrate the Halloween season with a pumpkin decorating contest.
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10/23/2013

Governor Corbett Signs Bill That Will Lower Cost of Healthcare in Pennsylvania, Increase Access to Quality and Compassionate Care
 
Governor Tom Corbett today signed the second piece of new legislation associated with his Healthy Pennsylvania plan. Known as the "Apology Rule," the bill will allow healthcare providers to apologize to plaintiffs or to make compassionate gestures without fear of those statements or gestures being used against them in any potential medical malpractice litigation.
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10/23/2013

Governor Corbett Urges Legislature to Pass Transportation Funding Plan
 
With a piece of concrete from Harrisburg's Mulberry Street Bridge in hand, Governor Tom Corbett today strongly urged legislators to pass a transportation funding plan.
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10/22/2013

Governor Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett Honor Winners of the Governor's Awards for the Arts
 
Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett tonight recognized the recipients of the 2013 Governor's Awards for the Arts.
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10/21/2013

Governors Corbett, Ridge Call for Transportation Plan
 
Tom Corbett and Tom Ridge calling on the legislature to pass a comprehensive transportation plan. Corbett emphasized that Pennsylvanians deserve a plan that creates jobs and addresses decades-old needs in the state's roads, bridges and transit systems. Ridge noted that reliable transportation is essential to a healthy state business climate. The governors made their statements during a visit to Allentown today.
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10/18/2013

Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs Holds Education Summit to Support Latino- Hispanic Academic Success
 
The Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs (GACLA) today held an education summit to help increase the graduation rate among Latino- Hispanic students in Pennsylvania. The summit drew educators, business leaders, students and parents from across the commonwealth.
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10/18/2013

Governor Corbett Proclaims Oct. 20-26 as Teen Driver Safety Week
 
As part of its celebration of Teen Driver Safety Week, PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch announced today that Governor Tom Corbett has proclaimed Oct. 20-26 as Teen Driver Safety Week in Pennsylvania to coincide with the national observance.
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10/17/2013

State Agencies Save More Than $400 Million through Innovation
 
Governor Tom Corbett announced today that the Governor's Innovation Office has worked with state agencies to achieve more than $400 million in cost savings and productivity gains.
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10/16/2013

Governor Corbett Signs Bill Reauthorizing Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program and Eliminating Waiting Period
 
Governor Tom Corbett today signed the first piece of new legislation associated with his Healthy Pennsylvania plan, reauthorizing Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program and eliminating the program's six-month waiting period, allowing for timelier access to benefits for new CHIP participants.
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10/16/2013

Governor Tom Corbett Announces $45 Million in Funding for the School District of Philadelphia
 
After conferring with Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq, as required by statute, Governor Tom Corbett today announced that he has directed the release of $45 million in one-time state funds to the City of Philadelphia for use by the School District of Philadelphia for the 2013-2014 school year.
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10/16/2013

Governor Corbett Addresses Pending Transportation Legislation
 
Governor Tom Corbett has called upon the legislature to pass a comprehensive transportation funding package that supports Pennsylvania's transportation infrastructure, allowing for improved economic vitality and quality of life for all Pennsylvanians.
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10/11/2013

Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett Promotes Tourism with Visit to Elk Country Visitor Center in Pennsylvania Wilds
 
Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett visited the Elk Country Visitor Center in Elk County last night to highlight the Pennsylvania Wilds as a top destination for travelers and mark 100 years since elk were reintroduced into the region.
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10/10/2013

Agriculture Department Celebrates 25 Years of Preserving Farmland, Keeping Farmers Farming
 
Pennsylvania celebrated a milestone today as it marked the 25th anniversary of the nation's most successful farmland preservation program. Pennsylvania's program secures the state's agricultural future by saving the farms of the past.
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10/4/2013

Governor Corbett Issues Statement in Response to Same-Sex Marriage Comment
 
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