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2013-02-11 12:20:38

PennDOT Crews, Equipment Clearing Roads in Connecticut, Turnpike Crews on Standby HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that following a request for assistance from the state of Connecticut, he quickly directed PennDOT to mobilize crews and equipment to help citizens of that state recover from one of the worst blizzards in recent memory. "Our neighbors in Connecticut are struggling with closed roads, power outages and dwindling...

2013-02-08 12:22:27

Deputy Secretary Bev Mackereth Named Acting Secretary HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Secretary of Public Welfare Gary D. Alexander has resigned his cabinet post, saying his last day will be Feb. 15. Alexander is leaving state government to pursue private-sector opportunities and spend more time with his wife and children who reside in Rhode Island. As secretary, he holds the top post in the Department of Public...

2013-02-05 16:21:01

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Keystone Transportation Funding Coalition expressed positive reactions toward Gov. Tom Corbett's transportation funding initiative. "Governor Corbett's proposal represents a major step toward addressing Pennsylvania's transportation funding needs in a comprehensive way," said George Wolff, the coalition's founder. "That's what brought this diverse group together, and we'll continue to work in support of this important...

2013-02-04 23:03:15

Corbett Lighting, celebrated for fashion-forward designs presents the Fascination Collection, which premiered at the January 2013 Buyers Market in Dallas. Fascination features 10 new series in the form of pendants, chandeliers, flush- and semi-flush mounts and sconces, offering attractive selections for residential, retail, office and hospitality projects. (PRWEB) February 04, 2013 Corbett Lighting, celebrated for fashion-forward designs presents the Fascination Collection, which premiered...

2013-01-31 12:20:18

EASTON, Pa., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett spoke today at the official ground breaking ceremony for the State Route 33 Interchange, near Easton, in Northampton County. Located off State Route 33, between I-80 and I-78, the new $40 million interchange will be built with funding primarily from Charles Chrin Companies. The interchange will provide convenient access to and from the Chrin Commerce Center, spanning 800 acres around the interchange that...

2013-01-23 12:26:35

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that his 2013-14 budget will set aside nearly $20 million to provide home and community-based services for approximately 1,200 Pennsylvania adults with intellectual disabilities. The proposal reduces a waiting list for services for adults with intellectual disabilities. Intellectual disabilities - such as Down syndrome, autism or Fragile X syndrome - originate before the age of 18 and...

2013-01-18 16:20:07

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that PennDOT has identified more than $50 million in savings through its Next Generation initiative that involves modernizing operations, expanding inter-agency efficiencies and becoming a better business partner. "PennDOT's Next Generation efforts are focusing on using every dollar effectively and efficiently in delivering transportation products. PennDOT is doing more with less while...

2013-01-17 16:24:18

Legislation Encourages and Enables Community Revitalization Efforts PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today ceremonially signed into law the Land Banks Bill, also known as House Bill 1682. The Land Banks Bill encourages community revitalization efforts by enabling local government entities to eliminate their blight property problems through restoration of abandoned and tax delinquent properties. Under the law, counties, boroughs, townships and...

2013-01-14 16:23:04

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced several appointments today to the e-Health Partnership Authority. Created by law on July 5, 2012, the PA eHealth Partnership Authority replaces the PA eHealth Collaborative, and is a positive step toward improving healthcare delivery and healthcare outcomes in Pennsylvania by providing leadership, strategic direction and investments in health information technology and health information exchange...

2013-01-14 16:21:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today announced the launch of an online virtual tour of the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg. The tour features the public areas of the home and can be found on the Governor's Residence website. "The governor and I are fully committed to making the Governor's Residence as open and accessible as possible," Mrs. Corbett said. "The addition of a virtual tour ensures that more Pennsylvanians will...