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Governor Corbett Announces Updated 12-Year Transportation Program
More Projects to be Funded Because of Act 89


Governor Corbett Breaks Ground on Second Marcellus Shale Power Plant That Will Create 500 Jobs; Contribute Nearly $6 Billion to Local Economy
Governor Tom Corbett today joined Panda Power Funds to break ground on an 829-megawatt natural-gas fueled power plant in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.


Attorney General Kane: Four charged in nationwide 'Grandparent Scam' targeting seniors
HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced today that a grand jury investigation has led to charges against four co-conspirators for a scheme that targeted elderly victims throughout the country to steal thousands of dollars in a "Grandparent Scam."


Governor Corbett, Joined by WV Governor Tomblin, OH Lt. Governor Taylor Rallies in Support of American Energy Workers Corbett's Emissions Reduction Plan Will Result in Cleaner Air, Lower Prices, More Jobs
Pittsburgh - Governor Corbett today rallied on behalf of working families in Pennsylvania's energy sector. Joined at the Rally to Support American Energy in Pittsburgh by West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor, Gov. Corbett criticized the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) recent proposed rule for power plant emissions reduction, which could result in significant job loss in Pennsylvania.


Pennsylvania State Police Will Fight Justice Department Attack on Cadet Physical Fitness Standards
The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) will challenge a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that accuses the state police of discriminating against females in its hiring practices.


Governor Corbett Meets with Huntingdon County Residents, Agriculture Community to Urge Legislature to Take Action on Pension Reform
Fights to Control Property Taxes for Hard-Working Pennsylvania Families


Governor Corbett Ceremonially Signs SB 1037 to Eliminate "Summer Gas Tax" in Western Pennsylvania
Governor Tom Corbett today ceremonially signed Senate Bill 1037 which will help lower gas prices for consumers in a seven-county greater Pittsburgh area.


First Lady Susan Corbett Announces Governor's Awards for the Arts Recipients Ceremony held at Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Performing Arts Center
Indiana - First Lady Susan Corbett today announced the recipients of the prestigious Governor's Awards for the Arts at the Jimmy Stewart Museum in Indiana. The annual event honors outstanding Pennsylvania artists, arts organizations, cultural leaders, and patrons who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the arts.


Pa. Turnpike Unveils Signs in New 70 MPH Zone
Pennsylvania moved ahead with steps to make travel more efficient today as the Pa. Turnpike activated its 70 mph speed limit from Blue Mountain (Interchange 201) to Morgantown (Interchange 298) and PennDOT announced it will launch 70 mph pilot projects on a pair of interstates next month.


State Police Acquire Two Bell Helicopters to Help Replace Aging Fleet
The Pennsylvania State Police today took delivery of the first two of six Bell 407GX helicopters. The new helicopters will be used for airborne law enforcement patrol and operations to enhance service to the citizens of the commonwealth.


Auditor General DePasquale Says Rapid Shale Gas Development Outpaced DEP's Ability to Oversee Industry, Protect Water Quality DEP unprepared in 2009; now understaffed, underfunded and inconsistent
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said that a recent audit shows that the meteoric growth of the shale gas industry caught the Department of Environmental Protection unprepared to effectively administer laws and regulations to protect drinking water and unable to efficiently respond to citizen complaints.


Live Free Ride Alive Motorcycle Program Appearing At Roar on the Shore in Erie
Riders Encouraged to Visit, Share Experiences


Governor Corbett Announces Graduation of 88 New Troopers
Governor Tom Corbett announced that 88 men and women graduated from the State Police Academy today and were assigned to troops across the state.


Governor Corbett Signs 2014-15 Budget and Fiscal Code, Vetoes Specific Legislative Appropriations and Places Legislative Spending Initiatives into Budgetary Reserves
Governor Tom Corbett today signed House Bill 2328, the 2014-15 state budget, and House Bill 278, the 2014-15 Fiscal Code. Concerned with the revenue assumptions used by the House and Senate in crafting their budget, the governor chose to use his line-item veto authority to reduce spending and ensure the state was meeting revenue estimates.


PennDOT, Turnpike Commission Urge Drivers to Watch for Workers During Busy Construction Season
One Death, Reports of Intrusions Raise Concerns