Governor Thomas 'Tom' W. Corbett's Public Statements


Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' W. Corbett
Current Office: Governor, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Susan; 2 Children: Tom, Katherine
Birth Date: 06/17/1949
Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA
Home City: Shaler Township, PA
Religion: Roman Catholic
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Issue Position: Death Penalty Issue Position: Government Reform Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Transportation Issue Position: Healthcare Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Property Tax Reform Issue Position: Economy & Jobs Issue Position: Energy and Environment 8/21/14 Corbett Administration Awards Grant to Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for Business Growth 8/19/14 Governor Corbett Unveils New, Web-Based Resource for Pennsylvania's Students, Teachers and Parents 8/18/14 Investments in 20 Airports to Upgrade Facilities, Support More Than 8,400 Jobs 8/17/14 Governor Corbett Kayaks Schuylkill River in Berks, Chester and Montgomery Counties; Local Tourism Contributes $2.7 Billion to Local Economy 8/15/14 Governor Corbett Awards Grant to Support University-Led Initiative to Integrate Technology, Talent and PA Manufacturers 8/15/14 Governor Corbett Issues Statement on Philadelphia Schools 8/15/14 Thirty-Nine Rail Freight Projects Approved For State Funding; Action Sustains Nearly 34,000 Jobs 8/14/14 Governor Corbett Announces Updated 12-Year Transportation Program 8/14/14 Governor Corbett: Public Private Partnership Will Commence Major Brownfields Redevelopment at the Pittsburgh International Airport 8/14/14 Governor Corbett Continues Commitment to PA Veterans; Ceremonially Signs Bill to Expand Access to Behavioral Health Services for Military Personnel and their Families 8/12/14 Governor Corbett Breaks Ground on Second Marcellus Shale Power Plant That Will Create 500 Jobs; Contribute Nearly $6 Billion to Local Economy 8/11/14 Governor Corbett: Low-Interest Loans to Support Manufacturer Growth throughout Pennsylvania, Creating 229 New Jobs 8/11/14 Governor Corbett Announces Redevelopment Projects and Infrastructure Reconstruction in Northumberland County 8/11/14 Governor Corbett Announces Expanding Excellence School Mentoring Grant Program 8/08/14 Governor Corbett Announces Siemens Expansion in Pittsburgh, Creating 129 New Jobs 8/08/14 Governor Corbett Welcomes Bassmaster Elite Series to Philadelphia 8/07/14 Governor Corbett Announces Funding to Ben Franklin Technology Partners to Support Early Stage Companies and Entrepreneurs in PA 8/07/14 Governor Corbett Announces $21 Million in School Improvement Grants for Nine Schools 8/04/14 Daily Times - Editorial: Full Transparency by Wolf Can Silence Critics 7/30/14 Governor Corbett, Joined by WV Governor Tomblin, OH Lt. Governor Taylor Rallies in Support of American Energy Workers 7/30/14 Governor Tom Corbett Announces New Markets Tax Credits to Help Finance First Component of East Liberty Transit Center in Pittsburgh 7/29/14 Corbett Administration Announces the Release of Economic Growth Initiative Grant to The Children's Home of Pittsburgh Project 7/29/14 Governor Corbett Discusses New Transportation Plan's Role in Maintaining Transit Service for Employees in Pittsburgh Region 7/28/14 Pennsylvania Earns International Recognition for Implementing Strategies to Attract New Investment in Energy 7/28/14 Governor Corbett Meets with Huntingdon County Residents, Agriculture Community to Urge Legislature to Take Action on Pension Reform 7/24/14 Governor Corbett Issues Statement on the PUC Order Granting Emergency Temporary Authority (ETA) for Lyft and Rasier-PA (Uber) to Operate in Allegheny County 7/22/14 Corbett Administration Announces the Release of Economic Growth Initiative Grant to Excela Health System Orthopedic Center for Excellence 7/22/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Immigration Crisis 7/21/14 Governor Corbett Announces Elimination of Current Act 150 Waiting List 7/21/14 Governor Corbett, Budget Secretary Comment on Moody Rating Issued Today 7/18/14 Governor Corbett Urges Legislature to Fix Pension Costs 7/18/14 Governor Corbett Issues Statement in Support of Israel 7/18/14 Governor Tom Corbett Statement on Latest Unemployment Numbers 7/17/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Harry Reid, Majority Leader; Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Export-Import Bank 7/16/14 Governor Corbett and Team PA Announce $450,000 for Governor's Schools of Excellence in Summer 2015 7/16/14 Governor Corbett Urges Legislature to Fix Pension Costs 7/14/14 Governor Corbett Urges Legislature to Fix Pension Costs 7/14/14 Corbett Administration Announces the Release of Economic Growth Initiative Grants 7/14/14 Corbett Administration Announces the Release of Economic Growth Initiative Grant 7/14/14 KDKA-TV - Corbett Says Pension Crisis and Property Taxes Are Key Campaign Issue 7/11/14 Governor Corbett Signs Budget Continuing Investments in "Healthy PA"