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9/26/2012

Pennsylvania's CHEMSWEEP Safely Disposes of Two Millionth Pound of Old Pesticides
 
A Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture program that collects old pesticides from farms and pesticide application businesses has safely disposed of two million pounds of unwanted or unusable product across the state. The milestone was reached today at the Caristone Farm in Lebanon County
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9/26/2012

Governor Corbett Ceremonially Signs Public and Private Partnerships for Transportation Act and Announces Board Appointments
 
Governor Tom Corbett ceremonially signed a bill today that authorizes public private partnerships (P3) for transportation initiatives in the commonwealth. These partnerships have the potential to strengthen the infrastructure of Pennsylvania and create jobs for Pennsylvanians.
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9/25/2012

Department of State, PennDOT Announce DOS Voter ID Available to All Voters with One Trip to PennDOT
 
The Pennsylvania Departments of Transportation and State today announced voters can choose to receive either secure PennDOT IDs, or Department of State voting-only ID cards, when visiting a PennDOT driver license center to obtain photo ID to vote under the state's new voter ID law.
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9/24/2012

Governor Corbett Says Innovative Farm Show Sponsorship Helps Build Stable, Reliable Financial Future for PA
 
Governor Tom Corbett today cut the ribbon officially welcoming Weis Markets as the newest sponsor of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.
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9/21/2012

Secretary of Education Announces 2011-12 PSSA Results
 
As a result of the statewide investigation of adults making changes to students' answer sheets on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessments, combined with increased testing security measures put into place earlier this year, statewide scores on the 2011-12 PSSAs declined slightly from last year, Secretary of Education Ron Tomalis said today.
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9/21/2012

Governor and First Lady Honor Governor's Awards for the Arts Winners
 
Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett tonight recognized the recipients of the 2012 Governor's Awards for the Arts
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9/19/2012

Governor Corbett Speaks During Philadelphia Energy Solutions Celebration
 
Governor Tom Corbett today joined representatives of government, labor and business to celebrate the hundreds of jobs saved by the joint venture of Sunoco and The Carlyle Group.
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9/18/2012

Governor Corbett Speaks During West Hershey Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
 
- Governor Tom Corbett today discussed the importance of supporting private, job-creating businesses
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9/17/2012

Governor Corbett Establishes PA Military Community Protection Commission
 
Governor Tom Corbett today signed an executive order to establish a commission to examine and advocate for Pennsylvania's military installations
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9/13/2012

Governor Corbett Joins Lawmakers, Community and Religious Leaders at Education Rally in Delaware County
 
Governor Tom Corbett today joined state lawmakers, county officials and community religious leaders at an education rally at Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School in Drexel Hill.
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9/13/2012

PennDOT, State Police to Mark National Child Passenger Safety Week
 
State Police and PennDOT are encouraging motorists to participate in free child passenger safety seat checkups throughout Pennsylvania as the agencies mark National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 16 - 22.
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9/11/2012

Governor Corbett Joins Army War College’s Remembrance Ceremony
 
Governor Tom Corbett today joined officials at the U.S. Army War College in Cumberland County to remember those who died in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, as well as all those who have sacrificed their lives in war in the past 11 years.
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9/10/2012

Governor Corbett Ceremonially Signs Small Business Regulatory Reform Act, Tours Manufacturing Facility
 
overnor Tom Corbett today ceremonially signed legislation that will protect small businesses from unnecessary red tape and costly mandates.
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8/31/2012

Keystone HELP Program Hits 10,000th Loan Milestone; Continues to Create Jobs, Save Homeowners Money, and Clean Environment, says Treasurer McCord
 
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8/31/2012

PEMA: Isaac's Impacts Highlight Importance of Preparedness Month
 
The devastation brought by Tropical Storm Isaac highlights the need for Pennsylvanians to make sure they're ready for all types of emergencies, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency said today in advance of September's observance of National Preparedness Month.
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