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10/11/2012

First Case of Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Pennsylvania Deer Adams County Captive Deer Tests Positive; No Evidence of Effect on Humans
 
Harrisburg - The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today confirmed the first positive case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state on a deer farm in Adams County. The disease is fatal in deer, elk and moose, but there is no evidence that CWD can be transmitted to humans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and The World Health Organization.
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10/10/2012

Governor Corbett Highlights Disability Employment Model at Lowe's Regional Distribution Center
 
Pittston - Governor Tom Corbett today highlighted Lowe's employment and training program for persons with disabilities while on a tour of Lowe's regional distribution center in Pittston, Luzerne County. Corbett was joined on the tour by Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley, Department of Public Welfare Secretary Gary D. Alexander, Lowe's management, and representatives of the Department of Labor and Industry and The Arc of Luzerne County.
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10/9/2012

Governor Corbett Visits Award-Winning Ben Franklin TechVentures2 Business Incubator; Praises Impact on Job Creation in the Northeast
 
Bethlehem - Governor Tom Corbett today toured the Ben Franklin Partners' TechVentures facility, a highly successful business incubator located at Lehigh University that has helped to launch dozens of start-up companies that support thousands of jobs in Pennsylvania
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10/6/2012

First Lady Susan Corbett Celebrates the Girl Scouts 100th anniversary
 
First Lady Susan Corbett Celebrates the Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary by Camping with Lehigh Valley Scouts.
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10/4/2012

First Lady Susan Corbett Reads to Philadelphia Elementary School Children
 
Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today read to elementary school children in Philadelphia as part of a national effort to encourage literacy and early childhood education.
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10/2/2012

Gov. Tom Corbett Launches First-of-its-Kind Statewide Career Tool for Students and Job Seekers
 
Harrisburg - Gov. Tom Corbett today unveiled 'Pennsylvania Career Coach,' a first-of-its-kind, statewide, free online tool designed to help Pennsylvania students and job seekers make lasting career choices.
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10/1/2012

Governor Corbett Applauds Funding Sources for State Police Cadets
 
Hershey - Governor Tom Corbett today applauded efforts by the state legislature to support funding for the Pennsylvania State Police, including two new cadet classes. Standing behind the Governor on the steps of the State Police Academy in Hershey today were some of the 101 new cadets scheduled to graduate in December as well as 78 additional cadets expected to graduate in March 2013.
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10/1/2012

State Capitol Fountain Turns Pink as First Lady Susan Corbett Kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month
 
Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett, along with former Pennsylvania First Lady Michele Ridge, today joined the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) as it turned the State Capitol's War Veterans Memorial Fountain pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The event marked the PBCC's 20th anniversary of raising awareness of breast cancer in Pennsylvania. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which reminds all women of the importance of breast health, the need for self exams, check-ups and mammograms.
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9/30/2012

Pa. National Guard's 55th Heavy Brigade honored for upcoming deployment
 
As many as 1,500 members of the 55th Heavy Brigade Combat Team gathered today at Fort Indiantown Gap to mark their upcoming deployment to Kuwait.
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9/26/2012

Pennsylvania's CHEMSWEEP Safely Disposes of Two Millionth Pound of Old Pesticides
 
Harrisburg - A Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture program that collects old pesticides from farms and pesticide application businesses has safely disposed of two million pounds of unwanted or unusable product across the state.
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9/26/2012

Governor Corbett Ceremonially Signs Public and Private Partnerships for Transportation Act and Announces Board Appointments
 
Act Authorizes Public Private Transportation Initiatives in Pennsylvania
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9/24/2012

Governor Corbett Says Innovative Farm Show Sponsorship Helps Build Stable, Reliable Financial Future for PA
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today cut the ribbon officially welcoming Weis Markets as the newest sponsor of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. The complex entered into a $750,000 sponsorship agreement with Weis Markets for naming rights to the Expo Hall, the location of the famous Farm Show Food Court. This marks the latest innovation from the Corbett Administration to build a stable and reliable financial future for Pennsylvania
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9/21/2012

Governor and First Lady Honor Governor's Awards for the Arts Winners
 
Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett tonight recognized the recipients of the 2012 Governor's Awards for the Arts
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9/20/2012

Governor Awards for the Arts 2012
 
Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett tonight recognized the recipients of the 2012 Governor's Awards for the Arts
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9/19/2012

Governor Corbett Speaks During Philadelphia Energy Solutions Celebration
 
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