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2/28/2013

Governor Corbett Visits Philadelphia Rape Crisis Center, Highlights More Funding for Rape Crisis Assistance
 
Advocacy organizations and local officials from Philadelphia gathered today to thank Governor Tom Corbett for his 2013-14 budget proposal to increase funding for rape crisis services and prevention education.
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2/27/2013

Governor Corbett Honors Everyday Heroes for Black History Month
 
Governor Tom Corbett today recognized African American leaders from across Pennsylvania for their commitment and dedication to their community
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2/20/2013

Governor Corbett Tours Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, Continues Discussion on CHIP Funding and Outreach
 
Governor Corbett today met with children and their families during a tour of the new Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital at the Hershey Medical Center and spoke about the need to increase outreach and enrollment for the state Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
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2/15/2013

Pa. Turnpike Announces Free Wi­‐Fi Inside All Service Plazas
 
Turnpike travelers canget faster surfing speeds while relaxing inside plazas.
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2/15/2013

Governor Corbett's Budget Encourages Job Growth
 
Governor Tom Corbett today discussed his 2013-14 budget while visiting a Beaver County business, declaring that thanks to two years of fiscal restraint, Pennsylvania is now on a solid financial footing for the future.
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2/14/2013

PennDOT Highlights New Organ Donation Initiative for National Donor Day
 
As part of today's recognition as National Donor Day, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is announcing a new initiative at several driver's license centers across Pennsylvania educating Pennsylvanians on organ and tissue donation.
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2/14/2013

Office of Attorney General disapproves Lottery contract with Camelot
 
The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General (OAG) today announced its determination that the proposed Lottery contract with Camelot Global Services violates the Pennsylvania Constitution and is not statutorily authorized.
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2/13/2013

Pa. Turnpike Makes E-ZPass Easier to Get at Select Walmarts
 
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced today that Walmart is the newest retailer in the state to offer E-ZPass transponder sales. Turnpike travelers can now walk into 63 Walmart locations in central, southeastern and northeastern Pennsylvania to buy an E-ZPass GoPak at the customer-service counter in the front of the store.
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2/12/2013

Governor Corbett, along with Legislators and Education and Business Leaders, Discuss Passport for Learning Block Grant Program
 
Governor Tom Corbett, joined by members of the General Assembly, along with education and business leaders, talked today about reinvesting proceeds from the sale of the state liquor store system into an educational block grant for Pennsylvania's schools.
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2/11/2013

PUC Marks 2 Million Electric Customers Shopping, Emphasizes More Work Ahead to Ensure Robust Market Continues
 
- With 2 million Pennsylvania electric customers using a competitive electric supplier, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) celebrated the milestone while stressing that more work needs to be done to ensure the robust competitive market continues.
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2/8/2013

Governor Corbett Highlights $3 Million Proposal to Support Quality Early Child Care and Education
 
Governor Tom Corbett today highlighted his $3 million budget proposal to fund the Rising STARS initiative, which targets resources to support quality early child care and learning, specifically for at-risk children.
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2/7/2013

Top Veterinary School Thanks Governor Corbett for Maintaining Funding, Investing in Animal Health and Agriculture
 
Governor Tom Corbett, joined by leaders of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, announced today that the proposed 2013-14 budget will maintain funding for the school's nationally renowned veterinary education and research.
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2/7/2013

Governor Corbett Signs Executive Order Creating Alzheimer's Disease Committee
 
Gov. Tom Corbett today signed an Executive Order establishing the Pennsylvania Alzheimer's Disease State Planning Committee.
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2/6/2013

Governor Corbett Reinforces Commitment to CHIP Program with Proposed Budget Increase of $8.5 Million to Insure More Children
 
Governor Tom Corbett continued his budget announcements today by visiting the Osterhout Free Public Library to discuss his plan to increase outreach and enrollment for the state Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
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2/5/2013

Governor Corbett's Budget Offers Hope for Pennsylvania's Future
 
Governor Tom Corbett today presented his 2013-14 budget to the General Assembly, telling lawmakers that thanks to two years of fiscal restraint, Pennsylvania is now on a solid financial footing for the future.
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