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6/17/2014

PA Turnpike Commission Approves 2015 Toll Increase
 
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) today approved a five percent toll increase for both E-ZPass and cash customers; the increase will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 4, 2015.
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6/17/2014

Governor Corbett Comments on Budget Negotiations; Reaffirms Need for Pension Reform and Liquor Bill
 
Governor Tom Corbett today issued a statement, setting his expectations for budget negotiations as the June 30 deadline approaches.
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6/16/2014

Governor Corbett Signs Historic Chesapeake Bay Agreement
 
Pennsylvania renews commitment to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay
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6/16/2014

Governor Corbett: Pennsylvania Receives Silver Shovel Award in Recognition of Excellence in State Economic Development
 
Top 10 projects submitted projected to create 4,800 new jobs and generate $796 million in private investment
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6/13/2014

Governor Corbett Meets with Veterans Groups, Repeats Call for President to Allow States to Help Reform Federal VA Facilities
 
Williamsport- After sitting down with local veterans and the leaders of several veterans advocacy groups, Governor Tom Corbett today repeated his demand for better care for our veterans at federal Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities.
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6/13/2014

Governor Tom Corbett comments on the need for pension reform as part of the budget process.
 
Governor Tom Corbett comments on the need for pension reform as part of the budget process.
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6/8/2014

Governor's Residence Opens for 4th Annual 'Arts in the Garden' Event
 
Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett welcomed visitors to the Governor's Residence today as part of the fourth annual Arts in the Garden open house.
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6/5/2014

Governor Corbett Kicks Off Pocono 400 Weekend with First-of-its-Kind NASCAR Hauler Parade in Harrisburg
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today led Pennsylvania's first-of-its-kind hauler parade through Harrisburg, a unique procession of NASCAR racecar haulers on their way to the Pocono 400. He was joined by Pocono Raceway President and CEO Brandon Igdalsky, co-chairman of the House Motorsports Caucus and State Representative John Payne (R-Dauphin) and Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse.
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6/3/2014

Governor Corbett Secures Support of Nation's Governors to Call for Swift Action, Better Care for Veterans Urges President Obama to Allow States to Inspect VA Facilities to Ensure Compliance, Patient Safety and Quality of Care.
 
Harrisburg- In an effort led by Governor Tom Corbett, six governors representing nearly 5 million veterans today called on President Obama to immediately put the health and safety of our nation's veterans first and bring quick and decisive reforms to end the problems plaguing U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' health system nationwide.
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6/2/2014

Governor Corbett Announces "Patients First" Leadership Team Team Will Facilitate Healthcare Discussions with UPMC, Highmark; Focus on Patients, Consumers
 
Harrisburg − Governor Tom Corbett today issued the following statement regarding the ongoing contractual dispute between UPMC and Highmark in western Pennsylvania: "I have created the 'Patients First' Leadership Team and have directed my Insurance Commissioner Mike Consedine and Department of Health Secretary Michael Wolf to meet with Highmark and UPMC senior management and facilitate discussions to make sure that Pennsylvanians in the western part of the Commonwealth have clarity about their health care come January 1, 2015, and in the years to come.
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6/2/2014

Governor Corbett Issues Statement on Closing of U.S. Steel's McKeesport Tubular Facility
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today issued the following statement in response to U.S. Steel's decision to close its tubular manufacturing facility in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. U. S. Steel will also idle one of its tubular manufacturing facilities in Texas.
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6/1/2014

Governor Corbett Honors PA Army National Guard's 28th Infantry Division at Annual Memorial Service
 
Boalsburg - Governor Tom Corbett and senior leaders of the Pennsylvania National Guard today honored the men and women of the Guard's 28th Infantry Division during its Annual Memorial Service in Centre County.
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5/30/2014

Governor Corbett Recognizes Pennsylvania Businesses and Entrepreneurs at Annual Governor's ImPAct Awards
 
Governor Tom Corbett today recognized 50 outstanding Pennsylvania companies and entrepreneurs for creating jobs, developing ideas, reaching new markets and making positive contributions in local communities at the 2014 Governor's ImPAct Awards.
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5/29/2014

Lt. Governor Cawley Announces China-Based Taizhou Fuling Plastics Co., Ltd., to Establish Manufacturing Facility in the Lehigh Valley, Creating 75 New Jobs
 
Lehigh County- Continuing to advance Governor Tom Corbett's JOBS1st PA initiative, Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley today joined Taizhou Fuling Plastics Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of plastic tableware and kitchenware, at its future facility to announce the establishment of its first United States manufacturing site in Upper Macungie Township, creating 75 new full-time jobs.
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5/28/2014

Governor Corbett, PASSHE Chancellor Frank T. Brogan, Representative Quinn, Postsecondary Education Leaders Advocate for "Ready to Succeed" Scholarship Program
 
Doylestown - Gov. Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Chancellor Frank T. Brogan and Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks) today were joined by students, lawmakers and postsecondary education leaders at Delaware Valley College to share details about and advocate for the "Ready to Succeed" Scholarship program.
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