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5/2/2012

Governor Corbett Announces Agreement Between Highmark and UPMC
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Highmark and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have reached an agreement through the end of 2014, promising continuity of coverage for patients and their families throughout western Pennsylvania.
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5/1/2012

Governor Corbett: Commonwealth Helps Delta Subsidiary Acquire Trainer Refinery Complex
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced that commonwealth support will enable Delta Air Lines' wholly-owned subsidiary, Monroe Energy LLC, to acquire the ConocoPhillips refinery in Trainer, preserving hundreds of direct jobs and thousands of jobs in related industries.
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5/1/2012

DEP Announces Air Quality Awareness Week
 
Pennsylvania will join states across the nation in recognizing April 30 through May 4 as Air Quality Awareness Week, the Department of Environmental Protection announced today.
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4/25/2012

PA Turnpike Officials Encourage Motorists to 'Decelerate and Concentrate' in Work Areas
 
PA Turnpike Officials Encourage Motorists to 'Decelerate and Concentrate' in Work Areas
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4/25/2012

State Police to Accept Expired, Unwanted Prescription Drugs
 
The Pennsylvania State Police will accept unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs on April 28 as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
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4/18/2012

PennDOT Launches New Safety Effort, Highlights Distracted Driving
 
As part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, PennDOT today launched "Just Drive PA," a new initiative aimed at improving safety on Pennsylvania roadways.
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4/18/2012

Secretary of Commonwealth Announces Simplified Process for Obtaining Voter ID, Reminds Voters Photo ID Not Required for April 24 Primary
 
Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele today announced a simplified process for many voters, especially senior citizens with expired driver's licenses, to obtain a non-driver license photo ID if they need one to vote under Pennsylvania's new Voter ID law.
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4/17/2012

International luxury car theft ring smashed in Philadelphia area; 26 suspects linked to $2.3 million in stolen vehicles
 
Attorney General Linda Kelly and Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan today announced a series of arrests in Pennsylvania, New York and Maryland involving suspects linked to an international car theft ring operating in the greater Philadelphia area.
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4/16/2012

Governor Corbett Ceremonially Signs Small Games of Chance Bill in Cumberland County
 
Governor Tom Corbett today ceremonially signed House Bill 169, a bill to help eligible organizations to raise money for charitable causes by increasing prize limits for small games of chance.
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4/13/2012

DCNR Warns Anglers, Others of High Woodland Fire Danger
 
Pennsylvania's statewide trout season begins on April 14, prompting the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to urge anglers and other woodland visitors to take steps to prevent wildfires.
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4/10/2012

Governor Corbett Tours Allegheny County Employer, Discusses Budget Proposal
 
Governor Tom Corbett touring Giffin Interior and Fixture Inc. in Bridgeville, where he cited the Allegheny County employer as an example of the kind of innovation and resiliency state government must support in order to bring real job growth to the region
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4/10/2012

PUC, PA One Call, Columbia Gas, York Water Promote Safe Digging Month
 
Emphasizing the importance of safe digging during summer projects, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC), Pennsylvania One Call System Inc. (PA One Call) Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania and The York Water Co. today reminded utilities, residents and contractors to use safe digging practices.
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4/9/2012

Governor Corbett Signs Juvenile Justice Reform in Luzerne County
 
Governor Tom Corbett today took part in a signing of a new juvenile justice reform package designed to protect children within Pennsylvania's criminal court system.
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4/8/2012

Department of Public Welfare Celebrates 10 Years of Quality Child Care
 
Governor Tom Corbett, the Department of Public Welfare and hundreds of children and families today celebrated 10 years of quality child care in Pennsylvania made possible through the Keystone STARS program.
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4/4/2012

PennDOT, Turnpike, State Police Stress Work Zone Safety
 
Harrisburg - Highlighting the dangers faced by road crews, PennDOT and other agencies today reminded motorists to slow down and drive carefully in work zones. Pennsylvania's Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, marking the unofficial start of the road construction season, runs through April 6.
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