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9/16/2013

Governor Corbett Unveils Healthy Pennsylvania Plan
 
Governor Tom Corbett was joined today in Harrisburg by healthcare professionals and advocates as he unveiled his Healthy Pennsylvania plan to increase access to quality, affordable healthcare options for all Pennsylvanians.
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9/8/2013

First Lady Susan Corbett Hosts Visitors to Celebrate Art and Dogs at the Governor's Residence
 
Harrisburg - Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today hosted the public at the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg for the city's annual Gallery Walk. The event is part of the "Second Sunday" series and featured canine art, live demonstrations and other dog-related programming.
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9/5/2013

Governor Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett Participate in Tall Ships Erie Marking the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie
 
Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett today served as Grand Marshalls of Tall Ships Erie Parade of Sail. The event began four days of events marking the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie.
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8/29/2013

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane, Allegheny County Police investigation into shootings targets 18 with ties to violent, heroin-trafficking "Wilkinsburg Crew"
 
HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General's Organized Crime Section along with the Allegheny County Police filed charges against 18 suspected drug dealers as part of "Operation Wilkinsburg Crew," an ongoing investigation into a violent heroin trafficking organization operating in Wilkinsburg.
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8/22/2013

New, Increased Weight Restrictions Coming to about 1,000 Bridges
 
Harrisburg - Today, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch authorized his department to add or increase weight restrictions to about 1,000 structurally deficient (SD) bridges statewide to ensure bridge safety and preserve our aging bridge system.
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8/15/2013

First Lady Susan Corbett Announces Governor's Awards for the Arts Recipients
 
First Lady Susan Corbett announced the recipients of the prestigious Governor's Awards for the Arts, honoring outstanding Pennsylvania artists, arts organizations, and patrons who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the arts.
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8/14/2013

Governor Corbett Comments on the Late Governor William Scranton
 
Service held at Governor Scranton's church in Lackawanna County
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8/13/2013

Governor Corbett Signs Senate Bill 5, Increasing Access to Health Care in Rural and Underserved Areas
 
Governor Tom Corbett today ceremonially signed Senate Bill 5, which provides $4 million in the 2013-14 state budget to fund community health centers and additional medical services in rural and underserved areas of the state.
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8/13/2013

Attorney General Kane defends Pennsylvania consumers in American Airlines-US Airways merger
 
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced today she will join with the U.S. Department of Justice, the District of Columbia and five other states to stand up for consumers by opposing the merger between American Airlines and US Airways.
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8/9/2013

Governor Corbett Concludes Tourism Promotion Trip with Kayak Tour on Bald Eagle Creek in Centre, Clinton Counties and Visit to Bald Eagle State Park
 
Centre/Clinton County - Governor Tom Corbett ended a three-day tourism promotion trip of central Pennsylvania today in Centre and Clinton counties to highlight Pennsylvania as a top destination for in-state and out-of-state travelers.
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8/8/2013

Governor Corbett Continues Tourism Promotion Trip with a Kayak Tour on the Juniata River in Perry County and Visit to Gettysburg National Park
 
Governor Tom Corbett continued a three-day tourism promotion trip of central Pennsylvania today in Perry and Adams counties to highlight Pennsylvania as a top destination for in-state and out-of-state travelers.
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8/7/2013

Governor Corbett Launches Tourism Promotion Trip with a Kayak Tour on the Juniata and Visit to Raystown Lake
 
Governor Tom Corbett began a three-day tourism promotion trip of central Pennsylvania in Huntingdon County to highlight Pennsylvania as a top destination for in-state and out-of-state travelers.
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7/31/2013

Governor Tom Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett Invite Pennsylvania Youth to Participate in Lucky Dog Art Contest
 
Pennsylvania youth are invited to participate in the 2013 Lucky Dog Art Contest, which aims to illustrate why dogs are man's best friend. The canine themed art contest is part of Second Sundays at the Governor's Residence, a series of free events scheduled every second Sunday from June through Sept. Each event highlights a specific theme and features outdoor, family-friendly activities.
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7/30/2013

Pennsylvania Turnpike Celebrates Start of Turnpike/I-95 Interchange Project
 
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission CEO Mark Compton joined Governor Tom Corbett at the Turnpike's Trevose Maintenance Facility in Bensalem to officially kickoff the start of the $500 million Stage 1 of the project to connect the Pa. Turnpike to Interstate 95, finally completing the nation's original Interstate Highway System and improving travel through the Mid-Atlantic.
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7/29/2013

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Announces 2014 Toll Increase Cash tolls set to increase 12 percent, E-ZPass 2 percent on Jan. 5 2014.
 
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) has approved a 2014 toll-rate increase of 2 percent for E-ZPass customers and 12 percent for cash customers. The increase is largely needed to allow the PTC to meet its funding obligation to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania under a 2007 state law known as Act 44.
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