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Governor Corbett Ceremonially Signs Public and Private Partnerships for Transportation Act and Announces Board Appointments

Act Authorizes Public Private Transportation Initiatives in Pennsylvania

26 Sep 2012

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Governor Corbett Joins Army War College's Remembrance Ceremony

Governor Tom Corbett today joined officials at the U.S. Army War College in Cumberland County to remember those who died in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, as well as all those who have sacrificed their lives in war in the past 11 years.

11 Sep 2012

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Governor Corbett to Kayak the Upper Delaware River

Governor Tom Corbett today began a two-day kayak tour on the Upper Delaware River through Wayne, Pike and Monroe counties to promote Pennsylvania's natural resources and learn about this critical waterway.

23 Aug 2012

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Treasurer McCord: Save for College with PA 529 Plan before Higher Tuition Rates Take Effect September 1

August 31 is an important college savings deadline; PA Treasury offering free enrollment in PA 529 GSP, chance to win $529 scholarship

22 Aug 2012

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Governor Corbett Ceremonially Signs Law to Help Medically Fragile Children

Governor Tom Corbett today ceremonially signed House Bill 1960, allowing medically fragile children to receive treatment at pediatric extended care centers (PECCs) until the age of 21.

3 Aug 2012

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Governor Corbett Tours Western Pennsylvania on Three-Day Kayak Trip

Governor Tom Corbett today began a threeday kayak tour through Western Pennsylvania to promote Pennsylvania's vast natural resources and array of recreational opportunities.

23 Jul 2012

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Governor Corbett Expands State Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses, Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

Governor Tom Corbett today announced new efforts to provide equal footing for small businesses and small veteran-owned businesses in competing for state contracting opportunities and bidding as prime contractors. Announcing the creation of the Small Business Procurement Initiative and the expansion of the Small Diverse Business Program, Corbett praised the contributions of small businesses to the economy and those of veterans to the nation.

19 Jul 2012

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Governor Corbett Announces Agreement to Save Philadelphia Refinery

Governor Tom Corbett announced a deal that will allow Sunoco's Philadelphia refinery to continue operating.

2 Jul 2012

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First Lady Susan Corbett Hosts 2nd Annual Arts in the Garden Event

Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today welcomed hundreds of visitors to the Governor's Residence as part of the second annual "Arts in the Garden" open house, which allowed people to tour the home and gardens while enjoying the work of a variety of performing artists.

9 Jun 2012

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PA State Police Fingerprint Identification System to be Upgraded

Harrisburg - The Automated Fingerprint Identification System, used by the Pennsylvania State Police, will be taken out of service for three days later this month for a full system replacement.

18 May 2012

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Governor Corbett Signs Juvenile Justice Reform in Luzerne County

Governor Tom Corbett today took part in a signing of a new juvenile justice reform package designed to protect children within Pennsylvania's criminal court system

9 Apr 2012

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Governor Corbett Launches Initiative to Maximize Funding for Older Adult Services Funded by the Pennsylvania Lottery

Governor Tom Corbett today announced his administration is taking an innovative step that could increase future funding for a wide range of vital programs for older adults supported by the Pennsylvania Lottery.

2 Apr 2012

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Governor Corbett Discusses Shell Oil Land Option Agreement

Governor Tom Corbett today discussed Shell Oil Company's announcement of a land-option agreement with Horsehead Corporation to evaluate the Beaver County site for a potential petrochemical complex, including an ethane cracker facility.

15 Mar 2012

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Governor Corbett Signs Voter ID Bill to Require Photo Identification

Governor Tom Corbett today signed into law House Bill 934, also known as the Photo Voter ID bill, which will require Pennsylvanians to produce photo identification when they vote.

14 Mar 2012

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PA Lottery and Department of Aging Celebrates Milestone

40 Years of Benefiting Older Pennsylvanians

7 Mar 2012

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Attorney General Kelly and PA State Police Commissioner Noonan issue statements regarding Jerry Sandusky sex crimes investigation

Attorney General Linda Kelly and Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan today issued the following statements concerning the ongoing Jerry Sandusky sex crimes investigation

7 Nov 2011

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Governor Corbett Announces Plans on Marcellus Shale Drilling

Proposed Impact Fee Would Benefit Host Communities, Aid Public Protection

3 Oct 2011

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Welfare Fraud

Help Put An End To Welfare Fraud.

22 Sep 2011

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Only Days Remain to "Beat the Tuition Rate Increase" with PA 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan

Rates increase September 1; Treasury offering 10 $529 scholarships to help jump start college savings

30 Aug 2011

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Governor Corbett Fulfills State's Promise Protecting PACE and PACENET Prescription Benefits for Older Adults

The PACE and PACENET programs, funded by the Pennsylvania Lottery, provide prescription drug benefits to income-eligible Pennsylvanians 65 and older.

4 Aug 2011

Rank #20