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Auditor General DePasquale Says DCED Must Improve Accountability, Oversight of Job Creation Programs
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said an audit of the Department of Community and Economic Development shows that additional transparency and accountability is needed for better oversight of the hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer-funded job creation programs.


Governor Corbett; First Lady Susan Corbett Encourage Pennsylvanians to Support Their Local Food Bank
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett , along with First Lady Susan Corbett today encouraged Pennsylvanians to donate to food banks statewide during the holidays and year round as they delivered boxes of food to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank in Harrisburg.


First Lady Susan Corbett Kicks of "Christmas through the Years" at the Governor's Residence
Harrisburg - First Lady Susan Corbett today opened the doors of the Governor's Residence for the 2014 holiday tour season. The theme this year is "Christmas through the Years." The decorations will reflect holiday decorations and styles through the decades.


Governor, First Lady Host Annual Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony and Urge Pennsylvanians to Participate in Capitol Food Drive
Canned and non-perishable goods can be deposited in bins in 26 state office buildings from Dec. 5 to Dec. 19


Pa. Turnpike Expecting 2.7 Million Vehicles Over Thanksgiving With snow in the forecast, motorists urged to drive safely.
The most heavily traveled holiday of the year is Thanksgiving, and this year more than 2.7 million drivers are expected to travel the Pa. Turnpike from today to Dec. 1. With snow in the forecast, Turnpike officials are asking motorists to be more alert and cautious while traveling.


Attorney General Kane's Mobile Street Crimes Unit arrests 239 criminals during Harrisburg deployment
HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced during a press conference in Harrisburg's City Government Center that the task force she created to infuse resources into communities that are overrun with violent, drug-related crime has again punched a hole in drug trafficking and criminal activity, this time in the Commonwealth's capital city.


Governor Tom Corbett joined State Police officials and legislators to recognize volunteers.
Swiftwater- Governor Tom Corbett joined State Police officials and legislators at an event to thank all the emergency responders who participated in the manhunt and capture of Eric Frein. Recipients were awarded a certificate of recognition at the Pocono Mountain East Junior High school.


Elder Law Task Force delivers report with recommendations to aid Supreme Court in protecting elders from abuse and neglect
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has adopted a blueprint to improve the way Pennsylvania elders interact with the court system and are protected from abuse and neglect.


PA Turnpike, Sunoco Inc. Open Three CNG Pumps at New Stanton Plaza
Officials from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and Sunoco Inc. today marked the opening of three Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling dispensers at the Turnpike's New Stanton Service Plaza located at milepost 77.6 westbound in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County.


Governor Corbett, Law Enforcement Officials to Hold Live Media Availability on Capture of Eric Frein
Governor Tom Corbett and law enforcement officials hold a media availability regarding the capture of Eric Frein.


Ninety-one Projects to Improve Mobility, Safety with Act 89 Multimodal, Transit Funds
Eighty-six projects in 35 counties will improve safety and mobility with $84 million in Multimodal Transportation Fund investments from Act 89, the state's transportation plan.


Governor's Residence Teams Up With Culinary Students
Creates Halloween Jack-O'-Lantern Display


Team Selected to Replace 558 Bridges through Public - Private Bridge Project
Harrisburg - PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch announced today that Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners was selected for the department' s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, a Public - Private Partnership (P3) to replace 558 bridges across the state.


#MakeItInPA: Corbett Administration Helps Secure $2.99 million Federal Grant to Strengthen the Defense Manufacturing Industry in Northeast Pennsylvania
Continuing to advance Governor Tom Corbett's JOBS1st PA initiative, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker today joined local leaders to announce that the Department of Defense has awarded a $2,999,172 grant to launch the Northeast Pennsylvania Defense Transition Partnership Initiative


Governor Corbett Announces 150 Jobs Retained; 1,400 Possible New Jobs
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today announced that 150 jobs will be preserved due to Act 89, the state's transportation plan, following his administration's work to ensure that Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) continues shipping to the Port of Philadelphia.