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10/24/2014

Team Selected to Replace 558 Bridges through Public - Private Bridge Project
 
Harrisburg - PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch announced today that Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners was selected for the department' s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, a Public - Private Partnership (P3) to replace 558 bridges across the state.
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10/22/2014

#MakeItInPA: Corbett Administration Helps Secure $2.99 million Federal Grant to Strengthen the Defense Manufacturing Industry in Northeast Pennsylvania
 
Continuing to advance Governor Tom Corbett's JOBS1st PA initiative, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker today joined local leaders to announce that the Department of Defense has awarded a $2,999,172 grant to launch the Northeast Pennsylvania Defense Transition Partnership Initiative
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10/22/2014

Governor Corbett Announces 150 Jobs Retained; 1,400 Possible New Jobs
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today announced that 150 jobs will be preserved due to Act 89, the state's transportation plan, following his administration's work to ensure that Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) continues shipping to the Port of Philadelphia.
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10/21/2014

Advisory Committee Recommends Improvements to PA Turnpike Policies
 
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission CEO Mark Compton today announced that an advisory committee, which was convened to review current policies and procedures, has recommended several improvements to the Turnpike's operations.
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10/21/2014

Governor Corbett Stands Up for Crime Victims Statewide; Signs Legislation Strengthening Crime Victims Relief Act
 
Harrisburg - Near the site where Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner was murdered on Dec. 9, 1981, Governor Tim Corbett today signed Senate Bill 508, the Re-Victimization Relief Act.
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10/20/2014

New Tool for Parents, Guardians to Create Safer Teen Drivers Governor Corbett Proclaims Oct. 19-25 as Teen Driver Safety Week
 
Harrisburg - PennDOT announced today that a new partnership will help keep teen drivers safe and save the commonwealth nearly $70,000 in annual printing costs.
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10/20/2014

Pennsylvania Lottery Joins MONOPOLY MILLIONAIRES' CLUB Lottery Game Launch Event
 
The Pennsylvania Lottery took part in a celebration held in New York City today marking the launch of the multi-state MONOPOLY MILLIONAIRES' CLUB Lottery game, one day after ticket sales began.
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10/17/2014

Governor Corbett Provides Update on Preparedness for Ebola Virus
 
Governor Tom Corbett joined Secretary of Health Michael Wolf and Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone today to announce that - while there are no confirmed cases in Pennsylvania - the commonwealth is well prepared for the Ebola virus and is committed to protecting the health and public safety of all Pennsylvanians.
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10/16/2014

Pennsylvania First in Nation to Preserve Half-Million Acres of Prime Farmland
 
Hallam - In the biggest milestone yet for the nation's most successful farmland preservation effort, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and Agriculture Secretary George Greig today commemorated the preservation of more than a half-million acres of prime Pennsylvania farmland for future development.
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10/15/2014

Governor Corbett Signs Bill Expanding Newborn Screening Requirements
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett signed House Bill 1654 into law at an event in the Capitol today, expanding newborn screening requirements to assist in early detection measures that will help to improve care for children diagnosed with certain rare disorders.
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10/15/2014

Governor Corbett Announces Second Walmart E-Commerce Center in Bethlehem; Both Centers to Create 650 Total Jobs
 
Pennsylvania selected as one of two locations throughout the United States for state-of-the-art fulfillment center.
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10/14/2014

Governor Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett and State Legislators Join in Capitol Ceremony to Honor Pennsylvanians Killed in Domestic Violence
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett joined The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and its 60 member programs along with other elected officials to remember the more than 100 Pennsylvanians who died in domestic violence- related homicides during the past year.
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10/10/2014

#MakeItInPA: Governor Corbett Joins Dietz and Watson and Local Officials to Break Ground on $50 Million Expansion Project
 
Governor Tom Corbett today joined Dietz and Watson President and CEO Louis Eni, Philadelphia Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger, City Councilman Bobby Henon and other local officials to break ground for the Philadelphia-based, fourth generation family-owned food manufacturer's expansion that will nearly double its footprint in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.
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10/9/2014

Governor Corbett Highlights Impact of Tourism at Site of New Museum of the American Revolution
 
Philadelphia - Governor Corbett Highlights Impact of Tourism at Site of New Museum of the American Revolution
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10/8/2014

A.G. Kane and A.G. Schneiderman Announce First Multistate Task Force to Combat Northeast Heroin Crisis
 
In addition to New York and Pennsylvania, which will co-chair the effort, New Jersey and Massachusetts have also joined the coalition; additional states are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
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