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1/29/2013

Governor Corbett Announces Funding for Three New State Police Classes
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced that his 2013-14 budget will provide funding for three new classes of cadets for the Pennsylvania State Police.
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1/29/2013

First Lady reads to students
 
Carlisle- First Lady Susan Corbett stopped by the North Dickinson Elementary School today. She read a book titled "Stop Snoring Bernard" to a group of kindergarteners and first graders.
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1/28/2013

Department of Health Previews Governor Corbett's $5 Million Proposal to Increase Access to Health Care in Rural and Underserved Areas
 
Corbett's $5 million health proposal was announced locally today by Department of Health Acting Secretary Michael Wolf as a preview to the governor's 2013-14 budget address next week.
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1/23/2013

GovNearly $20 Million Proposal to Reduce Waiting List for Intellectual Disabilities Services
 
1,200 Pennsylvania adults will benefit
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1/21/2013

Governor participates in the National Bell Ringing Ceremony
 
The Liberty bell is ceremonially rung on MLK day.
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1/17/2013

Governor Corbett Determines Lottery Private Management Agreement is in Seniors' Best Interest
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today announced that contracting private management of the Pennsylvania Lottery with Camelot Global Services PA LLC is clearly in the best interest of Pennsylvania's seniors. This partnership will maximize Lottery profit to ensure secure, predictable funding for programs benefitting a dramatically growing senior population.
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1/16/2013

Governor Corbett Announces Initiative to Integrate Job Training and Employment Programs
 
Lancaster - Governor Tom Corbett today unveiled a pilot project at the PA CareerLink of Lancaster County that explores integration of two similar, yet separate job training and employment programs, with the goal of delivering services to jobseekers in a more efficient and effective way.
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1/15/2013

Eugene DePasquale Takes Oath as 51st Auditor General
 
Harrisburg - Former York County Representative Eugene DePasquale became the commonwealth's 51st Auditor General in a ceremony at noon today in the State Museum of Pennsylvania. His wife Tracey presented the certificate of election before State Supreme Court Justice Debra Todd administered the oath of office.
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1/14/2013

First Lady Susan Corbett Announces Launch of Governor's Residence Online Virtual Tour
 
Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today announced the launch of an online virtual tour of the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg. The tour features the public areas of the home and can be found on the Governor's Residence website. To view the virtual tour or for additional information, visit www.pa.gov/residence
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1/9/2013

Corrections to Save $23 Million by Replacing Two Older Prisons
 
Agency to replace two older prisons with SCI Benner
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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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