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Corbett Administration Announces the Release of Economic Growth Initiative Grant to Glatfelter for Natural Gas Conversion Project in York County
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today announced the award of a $5-million Economic Growth Initiative Grant and $3-million Alternative and Clean Energy Grant to Glatfelter to support the conversion of the company's Spring Grove, York County mill to use natural gas to fuel its boilers.


Treasury Creates $1.5 Billion Credit Line to Su stain State Operations
Harrisburg - Responding to a request from the administration, Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord, in consultation with Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, has extended a $1.5 billion line of credit to the commonwealth so it can cope with a General F und cash balance that plunged below zero earlier this week. The administration borrowed $700 million against that line of credit on Monday


Governor Tom Corbett Releases Statement on Shooting of Pennsylvania State Police Trooper
Governor Tom Corbett issued the following statement on shooting of Pennsylvania State Police trooper: "Our prayers go out to the family, friends and colleagues of the Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in the line of duty Friday night outside the Blooming Grove, Pike County, state police barracks. We are praying as well, for the full recovery of his colleague who was injured in the incident.


Acting Secretary of Education Kicks Off Governor's Jobs1st STEM Competition: Building a Stronger Pennsylvania; Open to Students in Grades 9-12
Harrisburg - Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq recently visited Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lancaster to kick off the statewide Governor's Jobs1st STEM Competition: Building a Stronger Pennsylvania.


Governor Corbett Honors Passengers and Crew of Flight 93 with Visit to National Memorial
Shanksville, Somerset County - Governor Tom Corbett today visited and offered remarks at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County.


PUC Reminds Low-Income Consumers to Stay Connected Through Telephone Discount Program
The PUC joined in a national initiative to promote Lifeline telephone discount program awareness. No Pennsylvanian should be left out simply because they can't afford telephone services.


Lt. Governor, PennDOT Announce Department's First Transportation Sponsorship Made Possible by Public-Private Partnership Law
Lt. Governor Jim Cawley joined PennDOT Executive Deputy Secretary for Administration Brad Mallory today for an event to announce the department's first sponsorship effort made possible by the Public-Private Partnership law Governor Tom Corbett signed in 2012.


Governor Corbett Opens New Clean-Burning Natural Gas Fueling Station in Philadelphia
Philadelphia - Governor Tom Corbett today joined officials from VNG Co. to announce the opening of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) public fueling station in Philadelphia to support the widespread use of natural gas vehicles in the region.


First Lady and Acting Secretary of Education Announce 35 Schools Statewide Implementing Dropout Program
First Lady Susan Corbett and Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq today visited Annville-Cleona School District, Lebanon County, to announce 35 Pennsylvania school districts and charter schools now implementing the dropout prevention Early Warning System and Interventions Catalog (EWS/IC.)


Pittsburgh Man Claims $86.7 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Prize is Fifth-Largest in Pennsylvania Lottery History
Lottery Executive Director Sil Lutkewitte today presented a ceremonial check for $86,755,350 to Mr. Szott, holder of the single jackpot-winning ticket from that drawing. Szott was accompanied by his wife and several family members.


Governor Corbett Announces Historic Approval of New Healthy Pennsylvania Program
Governor Tom Corbett has announced that the state has secured an agreement with the federal government to implement the portion of his Healthy Pennsylvania plan that will improve and bring financial stability to the state's Medicaid program so that the state can increase access to quality, affordable health care through the private insurance market.


T. Boone Pickens joins Governor Corbett in Pittsburgh
JOBS1st, Workforce Development Summit in Pittsburgh - The governor was joined by T. Boone Pickens, CEO of BP Capital and a proponent of ending U.S. dependence on foreign energy, to discuss the future of energy in Pennsylvania.


Gov. Corbett Opens JOBS1st Workforce Development Summit in Pittsburgh Two - Day Summit Brings Together Top Industry, State Officials to Collaborate on Job Training Policies, Workforce Development
Pittsburgh - Pennsylvania's JOBS1st Summit, sponsored by the Department of Labor and Industry (LandI), began today at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.


Governor Corbett Unveils New, Web-Based Resource for Pennsylvania's Students, Teachers and Parents
Commonwealth Launches Pennsylvania Learns on iTunes U


Governor Corbett Kayaks Upper Susquehanna River; Tourism Along Rt. 6 Corridor Contributes $5.75 Billion to Local Economy
Governor Tom Corbett joined state and local officials, and local tourism and conservation partners to kayak the Upper Susquehanna River in Bradford County as part of a two-day tour to promote Pennsylvania's tourism industry.