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12/17/2014

Auditor General DePasquale Says Future of Nation's First Historically Black University is Dire Without Swift, Decisive Action at State Level
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said that the future of historic Cheyney University in Chester County is bleak and projected to worsen, unless drastic action is taken at the state level to address escalating debt, falling revenues, and declining enrollments.
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12/10/2014

Auditor General DePasquale Says DCED Must Improve Accountability, Oversight of Job Creation Programs
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said an audit of the Department of Community and Economic Development shows that additional transparency and accountability is needed for better oversight of the hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer-funded job creation programs.
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12/9/2014

Governor Corbett; First Lady Susan Corbett Encourage Pennsylvanians to Support Their Local Food Bank
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett , along with First Lady Susan Corbett today encouraged Pennsylvanians to donate to food banks statewide during the holidays and year round as they delivered boxes of food to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank in Harrisburg.
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12/8/2014

First Lady Susan Corbett Kicks of "Christmas through the Years" at the Governor's Residence
 
Harrisburg - First Lady Susan Corbett today opened the doors of the Governor's Residence for the 2014 holiday tour season. The theme this year is "Christmas through the Years." The decorations will reflect holiday decorations and styles through the decades.
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12/4/2014

Governor, First Lady Host Annual Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony and Urge Pennsylvanians to Participate in Capitol Food Drive
 
Canned and non-perishable goods can be deposited in bins in 26 state office buildings from Dec. 5 to Dec. 19
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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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