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10/16/2014

Pennsylvania First in Nation to Preserve Half-Million Acres of Prime Farmland
 
Hallam - In the biggest milestone yet for the nation's most successful farmland preservation effort, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and Agriculture Secretary George Greig today commemorated the preservation of more than a half-million acres of prime Pennsylvania farmland for future development.
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10/15/2014

Governor Corbett Signs Bill Expanding Newborn Screening Requirements
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett signed House Bill 1654 into law at an event in the Capitol today, expanding newborn screening requirements to assist in early detection measures that will help to improve care for children diagnosed with certain rare disorders.
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10/15/2014

Governor Corbett Announces Second Walmart E-Commerce Center in Bethlehem; Both Centers to Create 650 Total Jobs
 
Pennsylvania selected as one of two locations throughout the United States for state-of-the-art fulfillment center.
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10/14/2014

Governor Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett and State Legislators Join in Capitol Ceremony to Honor Pennsylvanians Killed in Domestic Violence
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett joined The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and its 60 member programs along with other elected officials to remember the more than 100 Pennsylvanians who died in domestic violence- related homicides during the past year.
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10/10/2014

#MakeItInPA: Governor Corbett Joins Dietz and Watson and Local Officials to Break Ground on $50 Million Expansion Project
 
Governor Tom Corbett today joined Dietz and Watson President and CEO Louis Eni, Philadelphia Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger, City Councilman Bobby Henon and other local officials to break ground for the Philadelphia-based, fourth generation family-owned food manufacturer's expansion that will nearly double its footprint in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.
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10/9/2014

Governor Corbett Highlights Impact of Tourism at Site of New Museum of the American Revolution
 
Philadelphia - Governor Corbett Highlights Impact of Tourism at Site of New Museum of the American Revolution
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10/8/2014

A.G. Kane and A.G. Schneiderman Announce First Multistate Task Force to Combat Northeast Heroin Crisis
 
In addition to New York and Pennsylvania, which will co-chair the effort, New Jersey and Massachusetts have also joined the coalition; additional states are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
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10/7/2014

Governor Corbett Urges Pennsylvanians to Contact Their Legislators to Push for Pension Reform and Property Tax Relief
 
Governor Tom Corbett called on Pennsylvania taxpayers to contact their legislators including using the power of social media to encourage lawmakers to reform Pennsylvania's public pension system.
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10/7/2014

Improving Campus Safety to be One Focus of PA State System of Higher Education Audit
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced that his department's ongoing performance audit of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education will include a comprehensive review of how the agency is complying with state and federal laws related to campus safety and sexual violence prevention.
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10/3/2014

#MakeItInPA: On National Manufacturing Day, Governor Corbett Announces U.S. Steel to Keep Headquarters in Pennsylvania and Invest in Mon Valley Works Operations
 
In addition to Gov. Corbett, Lt. Governor Jim Cawley, Agriculture Secretary George Grieg, Labor and Industry Secretary Julia Hearthway, Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker, Health Secretary Michael Wolf, Revenue Secretary Dan Meuser, and PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch also participated in manufacturing-related events throughout the state in recognition of National Manufacturing Day.
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10/1/2014

Governor Corbett Unveils Newest Feature on JobGateway Job-Matching Site: Virtual Job Shadow
 
Continuing to advance his JOBS1st PA initiative, Governor Tom Corbett today announced the addition of Virtual Job Shadow to JobGateway, the state's free online job-matching system at the North Philadelphia CareerLink.
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9/30/2014

Governor Corbett Highlights Transportation Plan Benefits; Cites Pittsburgh's Birmingham Bridge as Example New Transportation Plan Delivering Benefits in Every Corner of Pennsylvania
 
Pittsburgh -Standing near the Birmingham Bridge, Governor Tom Corbett said Tuesday that the $28.5 million repair project on the structure underscores the dramatic benefits coming to Pennsylvania because of Act 89, the far-reaching transportation plan.
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9/30/2014

Governor Corbett Signs Life-Saving Legislation, Approves Recommendations to Combat Pennsylvania's Heroin and Opioid Crisis
 
Johnstown - Governor Tom Corbett was joined today by Senator Dominic Pileggi (R-Delaware) on the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown campus to sign into law life-saving legislation that will help to reverse heroin overdoses in Pennsylvania. At the event, he also approved recommendations from a working group established in May that will improve the state's response to the growing heroin and opioid addiction and overdose crisis.
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9/28/2014

Governor's Awards for the Arts
 
Indiana University hosted the 2014 Art Awards
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9/25/2014

Governor Corbett Joins PPG Industries in Pittsburgh, Opening New Regional Headquarters for Architectural Coatings Business to Support More Than 500 Jobs
 
Pittsburgh - Continuing to advance his JOBS1stPA initiative, Governor Tom Corbett today joined PPG Industries to open a regional headquarters for its architectural coatings business in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. The facility is located in Cranberry Township, Butler County and is expected to accommodate approximately 550 employees.
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