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10/15/2012

Marcellus Shale Impact Fee Brings in More Than $204 Million for Pennsylvania Communities
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Act 13, along with greatly enhancing environmental standards to ensure the protection of our natural resources, has generated more than $204.2 million through the new impact fee. Most of this money will be distributed directly to local communities across the state.
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10/15/2012

Governor Corbett Orders PA Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Arlen Specter
 
Governor Tom Corbett today ordered Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex and all commonwealth facilities to fly at half-staff in honor of former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who died Sunday.
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10/12/2012

Governor Corbett Speaks During PetSmart Distribution Center Groundbreaking
 
Governor Tom Corbett spoke today at the groundbreaking ceremony for a future PetSmart distribution center in Bethel, Berks County, which will create hundreds of new jobs for Pennsylvanians.
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10/12/2012

Governor Proclaims Oct. 14-20 as Teen Driver Safety Week
 
Governor Tom Corbett today proclaimed Oct. 14-20 as Teen Driver Safety Week, noting two significant pieces of legislation that he signed into law in the past year aimed at increasing safety for teens.
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10/11/2012

First Case of Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Pennsylvania Deer
 
Adams County Captive Deer Tests Positive; No Evidence of Effect on Humans
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10/9/2012

Governor Corbett Visits Award-Winning Ben Franklin TechVentures2 Business Incubator; Praises Impact on Job Creation in the Northeast
 
Governor Tom Corbett today toured the Ben Franklin Partners' TechVentures facility, a highly successful business incubator located at Lehigh University that has helped to launch dozens of start-up companies that support thousands of jobs in Pennsylvania.
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10/4/2012

First Lady Susan Corbett Reads to Philadelphia Elementary School Children
 
Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today read to elementary school children in Philadelphia as part of a national effort to encourage literacy and early childhood education.
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10/4/2012

Deadline to Register to Vote in November Election is Oct. 9
 
Tuesday, Oct. 9, is the final day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 general election, Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele said today.
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10/2/2012

Gov. Tom Corbett Launches First-of-its-Kind Statewide Career Tool for Students and Job Seekers
 
Gov. Tom Corbett today unveiled 'Pennsylvania Career Coach,' a first-of-its-kind, statewide, free online tool designed to help Pennsylvania students and job seekers make lasting career choices.
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10/1/2012

Governor Corbett Applauds Funding Sources for State Police Cadets
 
Governor Tom Corbett today applauded efforts by the state legislature to support funding for the Pennsylvania State Police, including two new cadet classes.
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10/1/2012

State Capitol Fountain Turns Pink as First Lady Susan Corbett Kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month
 
Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett, along with former Pennsylvania First Lady Michele Ridge, today joined the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) as it turned the State Capitol's War Veterans Memorial Fountain pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The event marked the PBCC's 20th anniversary of raising awareness of breast cancer in Pennsylvania.
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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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