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2013-04-05 12:24:45

Cumberland County Man Has Been Department's Acting Secretary Since October HARRISBURG, Pa., April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today named Michael Wolf as Secretary of the Department of Health. Wolf will oversee the regulation of Pennsylvania's hospitals, nursing homes and various other health care facilities, while organizing and supporting public health initiatives and services, as well as outreach, education, prevention and preparedness activities. The...

2013-04-04 16:25:34

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has directed his Office of General Counsel to oversee an integrity review of Denver-based Ciber, Inc. This exceptional review of business and marketing practices was initiated after a former Ciber official was charged as part of grand jury presentment alleging criminal irregularities in the awarding of contracts with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. The governor has also directed a comprehensive review of...

2013-04-04 12:27:39

Project Part of Recently Announced Economic Growth Initiative Awards CAMP HILL, Pa., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today visited Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill to discuss its new Electronic Data Center construction project, made possible through the recent release a $3.25 million Economic Growth Initiative grant. "My administration is committed to making sure that we invest in projects that promise economic growth, new jobs, and a public benefit,"...

2013-04-03 12:29:28

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett met last night with U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, seeking answers to questions around the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Pennsylvania. "We had a meaningful discussion around increasing access to affordable, quality health care in a way that would lessen the burden on the state's taxpayers in the long-term," Corbett said. "I want to thank the secretary...

2013-03-26 12:20:52

Project Part of Recently Announced Economic Growth Initiative Awards PLEASANT GAP, Pa., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Corbett visited the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (CPI) today to announce the construction of a new, state-of-the art facility for training workers in the natural gas and transportation industries. This project is made possible through the recent release of a $2 million Economic Growth Initiative grant. The proposed 36,750...

2013-03-25 12:21:51

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has ordered all United States and Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Clearfield County to be flown at half-staff on Thursday, March 28, in honor of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Joshua M. Martino. Martino, 19, of DuBois, Clearfield County, died March 18 during a military training operation in Nevada. Flags shall remain at half-staff until sundown Thursday, the day of Martino's...

2013-03-11 12:23:07

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Inspector General Kenya Mann Faulkner has resigned her cabinet post in order to accept the position of general counsel at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio. "As Inspector General, Kenya's mission was to ensure integrity, accountability and confidence in public programs, employees and contracts. She has worked diligently to exceed that goal,'' Corbett said. "Kenya has been aggressive in...

2013-03-04 12:26:22

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett proclaimed March as Women's History Month in Pennsylvania to celebrate the many contributions of women in the commonwealth and to promote continued gains in women's leadership. "Advocating and supporting women's leadership is an important goal for the Pennsylvania Commission for Women," Maria Montero, executive director of the commission, said. "The mentors of today help form the leaders of tomorrow." During...

2013-02-25 12:22:41

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued the following statement regarding the announcement by His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, and The Holy See of Philadelphia as the first North American host of the World Meeting of Families. In addition to this confirmation, the Vatican also announced the official dates for this gathering, which will be September 22-27, 2015. "I am delighted that Philadelphia - the birthplace of religious...

2013-02-14 16:24:05

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued the following statement on the Attorney General's review of the Lottery Private Management Agreement: "I'm deeply disappointed. I don't agree with the attorney general's analysis and decision, and we will review our legal options. My job is to protect Pennsylvania's seniors, and we will continue to do that. We have a growing population where one in four Pennsylvanians will be over the age of 65 by...