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11/25/2014

Pa. Turnpike Expecting 2.7 Million Vehicles Over Thanksgiving With snow in the forecast, motorists urged to drive safely.
 
The most heavily traveled holiday of the year is Thanksgiving, and this year more than 2.7 million drivers are expected to travel the Pa. Turnpike from today to Dec. 1. With snow in the forecast, Turnpike officials are asking motorists to be more alert and cautious while traveling.
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11/24/2014

Attorney General Kane's Mobile Street Crimes Unit arrests 239 criminals during Harrisburg deployment
 
HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced during a press conference in Harrisburg's City Government Center that the task force she created to infuse resources into communities that are overrun with violent, drug-related crime has again punched a hole in drug trafficking and criminal activity, this time in the Commonwealth's capital city.
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11/18/2014

Governor Tom Corbett joined State Police officials and legislators to recognize volunteers.
 
Swiftwater- Governor Tom Corbett joined State Police officials and legislators at an event to thank all the emergency responders who participated in the manhunt and capture of Eric Frein. Recipients were awarded a certificate of recognition at the Pocono Mountain East Junior High school.
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11/17/2014

Elder Law Task Force delivers report with recommendations to aid Supreme Court in protecting elders from abuse and neglect
 
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has adopted a blueprint to improve the way Pennsylvania elders interact with the court system and are protected from abuse and neglect.
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11/13/2014

PA Turnpike, Sunoco Inc. Open Three CNG Pumps at New Stanton Plaza
 
Officials from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and Sunoco Inc. today marked the opening of three Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling dispensers at the Turnpike's New Stanton Service Plaza located at milepost 77.6 westbound in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County.
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10/30/2014

Governor Corbett, Law Enforcement Officials to Hold Live Media Availability on Capture of Eric Frein
 
Governor Tom Corbett and law enforcement officials hold a media availability regarding the capture of Eric Frein.
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10/28/2014

Ninety-one Projects to Improve Mobility, Safety with Act 89 Multimodal, Transit Funds
 
Eighty-six projects in 35 counties will improve safety and mobility with $84 million in Multimodal Transportation Fund investments from Act 89, the state's transportation plan.
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10/28/2014

Governor's Residence Teams Up With Culinary Students
 
Creates Halloween Jack-O'-Lantern Display
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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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