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1/9/2013

Corrections to Save $23 Million by Replacing Two Older Prisons
 
Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel today announced that the agency will replace two older state prisons by opening the newly-constructed State Correctional Institution at Benner Township - a move that will save taxpayers $23 million in fiscal year 2013-14 and more in future years.
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1/9/2013

Governor Corbett Presents Civil War 150th Anniversary Program in Schuylkill County School
 
Governor Tom Corbett today visited the Pine Grove Middle School in Schuylkill County to talk about Pennsylvania's important role during the Civil War.
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1/8/2013

Corbett Administration Reduces DCED Interest Rates to Spark Economic Growth and Job Creation
 
Harrisburg - To address a key recommendation of the Governor's Manufacturing Advisory Council (GMAC) the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) today announced that it has reduced the interest rates of five business loan programs to encourage new economic growth and job creation. "Governor Tom Corbett's pro-growth policies are leading to resurgence in manufacturing in Pennsylvania," DCED Secretary C. Alan Walker said. "This new initiative makes a bold statement that Pennsylvania is committed to growing our businesses, promoting job creation, and improving the economic base of our communities."
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1/8/2013

First Lady Susan Corbett, Punxsutawney Phil Visit Elementary Students
 
Read to Second Grade Students
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1/7/2013

First Lady Susan Corbett to Participates in PA Preferred Cooking Demonstration
 
Harrisburg - Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett participated in a cooking demonstration Monday, Jan. 7, as part of the PA Preferred Culinary Connection at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex's Main Expo Hall.
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1/5/2013

Governor Corbett Opens 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today opened the 97th Pennsylvania Farm Show by welcoming visitors to celebrate the state's agriculture industry. "Pennsylvania has a rich agricultural tradition, and the Pennsylvania Farm Show honors our oldest and largest industry," Corbett said. "There are almost 13 million people in Pennsylvania, and every one of them depends on 62,000 farm families. To all of our farmers, thank you."
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1/4/2013

Governor Corbett Opens 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show
 
Governor Tom Corbett today opened the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show by welcoming visitors to celebrate the state's agriculture industry.
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1/3/2013

1,000-Pound Butter Sculpture Showcasing Local Agriculture Products Unveiled at 2013 PA Farm Show
 
A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter was unveiled today at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, paying tribute to Pennsylvania's diverse agriculture industry. The sculpture, sponsored by Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association and Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program, features PA Preferred, the official brand of agriculture products grown or made in Pennsylvania.
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1/2/2013

Governor Corbett Accuses NCAA of Illegal Sanctions against Penn State
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced that he is suing the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), calling its sanctions against Penn State University arbitrary and illegal, saying they would result in irreparable economic damage to the university, the commonwealth and its citizens.
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12/24/2012

Governor Tom Corbett today handed out food to the less fortunate at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster
 
Corbett joined hundreds of volunteers in the annual food distribution project. Project for the Needy gathers donations from local merchants to give boxes of food to the less fortunate for a holiday dinner.
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12/21/2012

Governor Corbett Hosts Moment of Silence for Connecticut Victims
 
Governor Tom Corbett was joined today by First Lady Susan Corbett and members of his cabinet and staff to observe a moment of silence for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
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12/21/2012

Gov. Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett, Visit Veterans at Lebanon VA Medical Center
 
Governor Tom Corbett, along with First Lady Susan Corbett, today delivered hundreds of Christmas cards to service members and veterans at the Lebanon VA Medical Center.
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12/21/2012

Bucks County Man Claims $33.1 Million Powerball Jackpot
 
$33.1 million Powerball jackpot from the Dec. 5, 2012 drawing
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12/20/2012

Treasurer McCord: Consider Giving Higher Education Savings as a Gift this Holiday
 
Helping a loved one make college more affordable is a gift they will never outgrow
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12/20/2012

Governor Corbett Unveils PennWATCH Transparency Website
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett ushered in a new era of transparency and accountability in state government today with the launch of Pennsylvania's transparency website, known as PennWATCH at http://www.pennwatch.pa.gov. Corbett was joined today by the primary sponsors of the PennWATCH act, Rep. Jim Christiana, R-Beaver, and Sen. Pat Browne, R-Lehigh Valley. "Pennsylvanians deserve to know how their tax dollars are being allocated and spent," Corbett said. "PennWATCH gives citizens unprecedented access to information on the state budget, revenues, spending and workforce.
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