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1/13/2014

First Lady Susan Corbett Recognizes Academic Achievement of Mooreland Elementary School in Carlisle
 
Carlisle - First Lady Susan Corbett today presented the Governor's Award for Excellence in Academics to Mooreland Elementary School in Carlisle Area School District, Cumberland County. "Mooreland Elementary School demonstrates the invaluable partnership between students, parents, teachers, administrators and support staff," said Mrs. Corbett. "I commend the school and community for their commitment to ensuring that our children receive a quality education."
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1/10/2014

Governor Corbett, Acting Secretary of Education Recognize Academic Achievement of Three Schools in Derry Township School District Pennsylvania public schools with a score of 90 or higher to receive award
 
Hershey - Gov. Tom Corbett today presented the Governor's Award for Excellence in Academics to three schools in Derry Township School District, Dauphin County. Hershey Middle School, Hershey High School and Hershey Intermediate Elementary School all were awarded a banner for their academic performance.
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1/8/2014

First Lady Susan Corbett, Punxsutawney Phil Visit Elementary Students
 
Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett and Punxsutawney Phil visited second grade students at Steelton-Highspire Elementary School.
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1/6/2014

Governor Corbett Urges Pennsylvanians to Use Caution during Forecasted Extreme Cold Weather
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today urged citizens to be prepared for the extreme cold weather forecasted for mid-week. "With overnight lows expected to range from the negative teens to near zero, Pennsylvania residents in parts of the state will see some of the coldest temperatures in nearly two decades," Corbett said. "Although we are fortunate that this cold snap will be brief, it is important to know that low temperatures such as those forecasted, combined with bitter cold wind chills will be dangerous.
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1/3/2014

Governor Corbett Celebrates 60th Anniversary of the Dairymen's Association Milkshake at the 98th Farm Show
 
Governor Tom Corbett today joined the Pennsylvania Dairymen's Association and Valley Grange #1360 in celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Dairymen's Association milkshake.
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1/2/2014

1,000-Pound Butter Sculpture Commemorates 60 Years of Milkshakes Unveiled at 2014 PA Farm Show
 
Harrisburg - A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter was unveiled today at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the show's iconic milkshake served by the Pennsylvania Dairymen's Association.
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12/31/2013

Pa. Turnpike Reminds Motorists of Toll Increase Starting Sunday
 
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) reminds motorists that toll rates will increase Jan. 5 by 12 percent for cash customers and 2 percent for E-ZPass customers. The new rates take effect at 12:01 a.m. this Sunday. With the increase, E-ZPass customers who now see about a 25-percent savings on tolls will save at least 35 percent compared to cash.
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12/24/2013

Governor Corbett Distributes Boxes of Food to Those Less Fortunate
 
Governor Tom Corbett today joined the Lancaster County Project for the Needy to help distribute boxes of food to those less fortunate at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster.
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12/20/2013

Governor Corbett's Victim Advocate Appointee, Jennifer Storm, Sworn in to Office
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today joined statewide victim service providers and law enforcement officials and Montgomery County District Court Judge Thomas Rogers for the swearing-in ceremony of Jennifer Storm as the Commonwealth's new Victim Advocate.
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12/19/2013

Pennsylvania Launches HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers to Keep People Safe This Holiday Season, Promotes Designated Driving in Memory of U.S. Naval Officer
 
The Pennsylvania State Police, PennDOT and the Liquor Control Board today announced a new, statewide campaign to promote designated driving in an effort to keep drunk drivers off the road. The State Police Commissioner, PLCB Chairman and PennDOT Executive Deputy Secretary joined with representatives of the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers to kick off the program aimed at promoting safe and sober driving in the commonwealth.
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12/19/2013

Gov. Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett Visit Delaware Valley Veterans Home
 
Governor Tom Corbett, along with First Lady Susan Corbett, today delivered Christmas cards to residents at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home in Philadelphia.
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12/19/2013

Governor Corbett Lauds Pennsylvania's $51.7 Million Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant Award
 
Pennsylvania is one of 16 states that applied, one of 6 awarded funding
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12/18/2013

Governor Corbett Puts Children First; Signs Child Protective Services Bills
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today will sign into law ten bills that put Pennsylvania's children first by making significant improvements to the state's child protection laws.
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12/17/2013

Pennsylvania Earns Top Honors for Tax Administration Improvements under Governor Corbett earn "most improved" designation
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett's promise to make the Pennsylvania tax appeals process more objective and taxpayer-friendly, led to the Council on State Taxation (COST) this week naming Pennsylvania as the "most improved" state in the nation -- vaulting from a "D" rating to an "A-" in its most recent tax administration scorecard.
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12/16/2013

Governor Corbett Launches Statewide Healthy Pennsylvania Drug Take-Back Initiative
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today launched another piece of his Healthy Pennsylvania plan, a permanent statewide drug take-back program that will provide up to 250 secure medicine return boxes throughout Pennsylvania.
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