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2014-04-22 12:23:25

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued a proclamation recognizing April 22, 2014 as "Earth Day" in Pennsylvania. This year's celebration marks the 44th anniversary of the first Earth Day, a movement which elevated the nation's consciousness and awareness of environmental stewardship and civic duty. This year's theme, "Pick It Up - Pennsylvania," is aimed at encouraging continued citizen involvement in helping to beautify...

2014-04-08 12:23:10

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxul Technology, the world's first patented fully dimmable plug-and-play LED tube light, will host California State Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett for a tour of their Santa Clara factory from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on April 16, 2014. "Luxul Technology is a company that champions many initiatives that all Californians can support," said Senator Corbett via telephone. "Innovation, cutting-edge technology, energy conservation,...

2014-04-03 12:21:24

18,000 New Jobs Expected This Year HARRISBURG, Pa., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delivering on his promise that Pennsylvania will quickly realize benefits from the state's transportation plan, Governor Tom Corbett today outlined more than 250 projects that will start work this year due to the state's new transportation plan. At least $2.1 billion will be invested into the state's highway and bridge network; about $600 million more than what would have been available without the...

2014-03-05 12:25:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced today that Site Selection magazine, a publication specializing in the corporate real estate and economic development field, has ranked Pennsylvania as the top state in the northeast region for new corporate facilities in 2013. Pennsylvania has more successful projects than all other eight northeast states combined. For the third year in a row, Pennsylvania also broke the top five nationally,...

2014-03-03 16:25:27

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new marketing campaign launches today aimed at ensuring Pennsylvanians understand that healthcare coverage is within reach for uninsured children. The ads, themed "Within Reach," will ensure that every family knows that Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) can be their healthcare partner and will prompt families to take action to sign up if eligible for the program. The ads will run statewide through June 30 and...

2014-03-03 16:20:57

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today released a copy of a National Governors Association letter to President Obama, signed by 50 governors across the country. The letter opposes potential cuts to the Army National Guard advocated by the U.S. Army's fiscal 2015 budget request. "The National Guard plays a pivotal, cost effective role in protecting Pennsylvanians," said Governor Corbett. "As we've seen with the recent weather related...

2014-02-28 12:22:49

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has announced the appointment of Susan "Susie" Shipley to the Port of Pittsburgh Commission where she will serve as commission chair. Shipley is the president of the Western Pennsylvania and Ohio Valley region at Huntington Bank. A dynamic business leader with over 25 years of domestic and international banking experience, Shipley has an impressive track record of building businesses and strong cohesive...

2014-02-27 16:27:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has been notified by the U.S. Department of Human Services (HHS) that the Healthy Pennsylvania Medicaid plan has met the requirements for a complete application. With this notification, the commonwealth is one step closer to approval of a state-based solution of providing access to quality, affordable health care for all Pennsylvanians. "We are encouraged by the quick response and positive acknowledgment...

2014-02-21 16:20:42

Best Practices to be Included in Future Emergency Preparedness Plans HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today directed Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director Glenn Cannon to lead a thorough After-Action Review (AAR), in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, on the state's response to recent winter storms. A storm on Feb. 4 and 5 caused nearly 849,000 power outages across the state, particularly in...

2014-02-01 23:03:56

According to the latest Gravis Marketing Public Opinion Poll, the 2014 election for Governor of Pennsylvania has become a wide-open affair, as Tom Corbett’s support from his base constituency has all but eroded with likely contenders in the 2014 general election pulling these disaffected supporters to their own camps. Winter Springs, Florida (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The Latest Gravis Marketing public opinion poll shows a wide-open race for Governor of the State Of Pennsylvania. A...