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10/11/2011

Governor Corbett Outlines Agenda for Education Reform
 
Governor Tom Corbett today outlined his agenda for education reform in Pennsylvania.
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10/6/2011

Attorney General Kelly announces criminal charges in "Operation Bread Winner;" $100,000 per month suburban Philly crack cocaine ring
 
Attorney General Linda Kelly today announced that agents from the Attorney General's Bureau of Narcotics Investigation along with local police have filed criminal charges against 20 people accused of participating in a $100,000 per month crack cocaine distribution ring allegedly operating from three locations in Coatesville, Chester County.
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10/4/2011

Pa. Turnpike Celebrates Opening of Four New Bridges on Northeastern Extension
 
$101.6 million improvement project on I-476 in Carbon County officially opens to traffic
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10/3/2011

Attorney General Kelly urges consumers to review privacy rights in bankruptcy sale of Borders customer info
 
Attorney General Linda Kelly today urged Pennsylvania consumers to carefully review their privacy rights related to the sale of customer information gathered by the defunct Borders book store chain
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10/3/2011

Governor Corbett Announces Plans to Implement Key Recommendations of Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced his plans to implement numerous recommendations of the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission, including changes to enhance environmental standards, an impact fee, and a plan to help move Pennsylvania toward energy independence.
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9/28/2011

First Lady Susan Corbett joined the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition at the State Capitol in Harrisburg today to mark the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
 
First Lady Susan Corbett joined the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition at the State Capitol in Harrisburg today to mark the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, The War Veteran's Memorial Fountain at the Capitol is dyed pink for the month of October to remind the public of the importance of early detection and treatment for breast cancer. Mrs. Corbett spoke about her mother who fought breast cancer and is now a survivor at the age of 92. She reminded everyone of the importance of getting a mammogram since early detection of breast cancer is key to survival.
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9/20/2011

DEP Reorganizes to Improve Efficiency, Transparency
 
A major reorganization within the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will refocus the agency on its core mission of protecting the environment while improving efficiency and regulatory consistency.
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9/15/2011

Attorney General's consumer protection agents conduct spot-checks for scams and price gouging in storm-damaged communities
 
Agents are verifying that home repair contractors are properly registered with the Attorney General's Office
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9/15/2011

PA Treasury, DEP Lower Rates on Popular Loan Program to Help Flood Victims
 
Limited-time rates on Keystone HELP loans available to homeowners in 19 affected counties for 90 days
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9/14/2011

Governor Corbett Announces Opening of Seven Disaster Recovery Centers
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced the opening of seven Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) established to help residents and businesses as they rebuild from the recent storms and flooding.
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9/13/2011

Pennsylvania Supreme Court holds Historic Session at Historic Site
 
For the first time, a session of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will be televised.
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9/11/2011

Gov. Tom Corbett Attends September 11th Commemoration Ceremony in Shanksville
 
Governor Tom Corbett spoke during the Tenth Commemorative Service of September 11, 2001 held at the newly dedicated Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville.
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9/10/2011

Governor Corbett Views Affected Flood Areas in the Harrisburg, Hershey, Lancaster and York Areas; Says the Worst of the Flooding is Over
 
Governor Tom Corbett today said that the worst of the flooding in central and eastern Pennsylvania is over and that authorities are entering the recovery phase of this disaster
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9/9/2011

Governor Corbett Views Affected Flood Areas in the Northeast, Warns that Crisis is not Over
 
Governor Tom Corbett tonight said that the state is now in the rescue phase of the flooding disaster, and urged residents to stay away from the water
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9/8/2011

Governor Corbett Updates Flooding, Emergency Situation
 
Governor Tom Corbett today said Pennsylvania is now at the highest level for state disaster response as a result of the torrential overnight rainfall and subsequent flooding in central and northeastern Pennsylvania.
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