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: Education Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Property Tax Reform Issue Position: Economy & Jobs Issue Position: Government Reform Issue Position: Death Penalty Issue Position: Energy and Environment Issue Position: Healthcare Issue Position: Transportation 6/30/14 Governor Corbett Issues Statement on State Budget Passed by Pennsylvania General Assembly 6/30/14 Governor Corbett Signs Bill to Strengthen Hit-and-Run Violation Penalties 6/24/14 RGA Showcases Governor Tom Corbett in 'American Comeback' Project 6/23/14 What They are Saying About Pennsylvania's Improving Unemployment Rate 6/23/14 Statement by Governor Tom Corbett on Moulton Report 6/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pursue Reasonable Energy Policy 6/12/14 Success of Governor Corbett's Justice Reinvestment Initiative Receives National Recognition​ 6/12/14 Governor Corbett Announces $12.5 Million Available for Energy Development Authority Grants and Loans 6/12/14 Governor Corbett Approves State Action Plan to Aid Pennsylvania Families Affected by Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders 6/09/14 Governor Corbett Issues Statement on US Department of Veterans Affairs Audit of VA Facility Wait Times 6/06/14 Governor Corbett Issues Statement on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day 6/05/14 Governor Corbett Kicks Off Pocono 400 Weekend with First-of-its-Kind NASCAR Hauler Parade in Harrisburg 6/04/14 Governor Corbett Issues Statement of Support for Tobash Pension Reform Amendment 6/03/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Allow States to Help Reform Federal VA Facilities 6/03/14 Corbett Announces Act 13 Impact Fee County and Municipal Distributions; Revenues Surpass $630 Million to Benefit Local Communities Across the Commonwealth 6/02/14 Governor Corbett Announces "Patients First" Leadership Team​ 5/27/14 Statement by Congressman Matt Cartwright on Governor Corbett's Executive Order Expanding Drilling to State Parks and Forests 5/23/14 Governor Corbett Issues Executive Order Protecting State Forests, Parks from Gas Leasing that Involves Surface Disturbance 5/22/14 Governor Corbett Commends State Independent Regulatory Review Commission for their Approval of New PUC Regulations to Keep Electricity Costs Down 5/21/14 Statement Regarding the Opinion of Judge Jones in the Whitewood Case 5/19/14 Governor Corbett Releases Statement Supporting Rally For Pittsburgh Steelworker Jobs Rally 5/16/14 Governor Corbett Announces Grant to Support Innovative Research and Tele-Genomics Facility at Geisinger Health System 5/15/14 Governor Corbett Breaks Ground on Marcellus Shale Power Plant That Will Contribute Nearly $6 Billion to Local Economy; Expected to Power 1 Million U.S. Homes With Clean Energy 5/12/14 Governor Corbett Celebrates Somerset-Area Women's Health Access Initiative; Tours Somerset Hospital Women's Health Services and Emergency Facilities 5/09/14 Governor Corbett Addresses Opioid Issue 5/08/14 Governor Corbett Highlights Early Learning Investments, Tours Local Childcare Center 5/08/14 Governor Corbett Issues Statement on Recent Commonwealth Court Ruling on Voter ID 5/07/14 Governor Corbett Proclaims May 7 as State Employee Recognition Day 5/07/14 Governor Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett Visit Philadelphia Zoo to Open First-in-the--World Animal Travel and Exploration Path 5/06/14 Governor Corbett, Senator Scarnati Announce $6.5 Million in School Safety Grants; Discuss Importance for Students to Learn in a Safe Environment 5/03/14 Governor Tom Corbett Attends Rally for the Troops at the State Capitol 5/02/14 Governor Corbett Helps Kick Off 2014 K'NEX Student STEM Design Challenge at Harrisburg University 5/01/14 Governor Corbett Discusses Medically Responsible Proposal for Pennsylvania Children Suffering Severe Seizure Disorders 4/30/14 Gov. Corbett Announces Keystone Communities Grant to Support Souderton Train Station Restoration 4/29/14 Governor Corbett Announces Over One Half-Billion Dollars in Savings through State Government Innovation 4/28/14 Governor Corbett Issues Proclamation Celebrating Air Quality Awareness Week 4/28/14 Governor Corbett Honors Holocaust Victims at Remembrance Event 4/24/14 Governor Corbett Announces Grant to Support Neighborhood Improvements in Bethlehem 4/23/14 Governor Corbett Commits $2 Million to Restore Glade Run Lake 4/22/14 Governor Corbett Issues Proclamation Celebrating April 22, 2014, as "Earth Day" 4/22/14 Governor Corbett Announces $41.7 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects in 12 Counties