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PA Turnpike CEO Comments on PA Attorney General's News Announcement about Grand Jury Investigation
We understand how important it is to maintain the public's trust. And certainly, we're troubled by today's news from Attorney General Kane's office. Without doubt, the commission remains committed to continuing our efforts to improve the accountability and operations of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.


Governor Corbett Proclaims Hannah Callowhill Penn Day in Honor of Women's History Month
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today honored Hannah Penn's legacy and contributions to the commonwealth by proclaiming "Hannah Callowhill Penn Day" across Pennsylvania. As William Penn's second wife, Hannah Callowhill Penn played an important role in the development of Pennsylvania.


Governor Corbett, along with Gettysburg Area Legislators, Business and Education Leaders, Discuss Plan to Get PA out of Liquor Business, $1 Billion Passport for Learning Block Grant Program
Gettysburg - Governor Tom Corbett today, joined by members of the General Assembly and local business and education leaders, talked about reinvesting $1 billion in proceeds from the sale of the state liquor store system into an educational block grant for Pennsylvania's schools.


Dog Wardens, PetSmart Challenge Pennsylvanians to License 100,000 Dogs in March
Agriculture Secretary George Greig, state dog wardens and pet specialty retailer PetSmart challenged Pennsylvanians to license their dogs by setting a goal to sell 100,000 licenses in March. The challenge is part of "Dog License Awareness Month."


Governor Corbett Visits Philadelphia Rape Crisis Center, Highlights More Funding for Rape Crisis Assistance
Harrisburg - Advocacy organizations and local officials from Philadelphia gathered today to thank Governor Tom Corbett for his 2013-14 budget proposal to increase funding for rape crisis services and prevention education. Corbett's budget allocates $700,000 - a 10 percent increase over last year - to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR), which would then distribute the funds among 50 rape crisis centers in local communities


Governor Corbett Honors Everyday Heroes for Black History Month
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today recognized African American leaders from across Pennsylvania for their commitment and dedication to their community. These everyday heroes have excelled in their professional fields while making a difference in the lives of individuals around them.


Governor Corbett Tours Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, Continues Discussion on CHIP Funding and Outreach
Hershey - Governor Corbett today met with children and their families during a tour of the new Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital at the Hershey Medical Center and spoke about the need to increase outreach and enrollment for the state Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).


Governor Corbett's Budget Encourages Job Growth
Governor Tom Corbett today discussed his 2013-14 budget while visiting a Beaver County business, C3 Controls, declaring that thanks to two years of fiscal restraint, Pennsylvania is now on a solid financial footing for the future.


PennDOT Highlights New Organ Donation Initiative for National Donor Day
As part of National Donor Day, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced a new initiative at several driver's license centers across Pennsylvania educating Pennsylvanians on organ and tissue donation.


Office of Attorney General disapproves Lottery contract with Camelot
Violates the Pennsylvania Constitution


Pa. Turnpike Makes E-ZPass Easier to Get at Select Walmarts
E-ZPass 'GoPaks' are available at more than 60 Walmart stores in Pa.


Pa. Turnpike Announces Free Wi­‐Fi Inside All Service Plazas
Turnpike travelers can get faster surfing speeds while relaxing inside plazas.


Governor Corbett, along with Legislators and Education and Business Leaders, Discuss Passport for Learning Block Grant Program
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett, joined by members of the General Assembly, along with education and business leaders, talked today about reinvesting proceeds from the sale of the state liquor store system into an educational block grant for Pennsylvania's schools. This Passport for Learning Block Grant is in addition to Corbett's proposed $90 million increase in the upcoming budget's Basic Education Funding line item. This year's proposed $5.5 billion state investment is the highest in state history.


PUC Marks 2 Million Electric Customers Shopping
Emphasizes More Work Ahead to Ensure Robust Market Continues


Governor Corbett Highlights $3 Million Proposal to Support Quality Early Child Care and Education
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today highlighted his $3 million budget proposal to fund the Rising STARS initiative, which targets resources to support quality early child care and learning, specifically for at-risk children. The event was held at Crispus Attucks Early Learning Center, a Keystone STARS 4-star rated child care facility in York.