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Aug 16, 2010, 11:26 ET

Pennsylvania Selected as Finalist for Two National IT Awards

Statewide Radio Network and Child Support Portal Selected by NASCIO The Pennsylvania Statewide Radio Network and the state's Child Support Portal...

Aug 03, 2010, 12:30 ET

Pennsylvania Justice Network Awarded Grant by National Governors Association

The Pennsylvania Justice Network, or JNET, will receive grant funding and technical assistance from the National Governors Association (NGA) to...

Jul 15, 2010, 15:59 ET

Pennsylvania to Host 2010 Broadband Summit

Public Can Register Now for this Free September Event To move closer to its goal of making broadband available to every citizen, the commonwealth...

Jul 14, 2010, 14:28 ET

Pennsylvania Earns Award for Exceptional Application of GIS Technology

Pennsylvania's Office of Public Safety Radio Services has earned a 2010 Special Achievement in Geographic Information System (SAG) Award from the...

May 24, 2010, 14:39 ET

Commonwealth to Promote Public Safety Jobs during Career Day Event in Philadelphia

In an effort to recruit qualified individuals, including women and minorities, for important jobs in public safety, the Pennsylvania State Police...

May 14, 2010, 14:25 ET

PA Recommends that Federal Government Award $108 million for Broadband Expansion Statewide

Pennsylvania has recommended 11 projects, totaling about $108 million, for federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding to help expand...

May 07, 2010, 13:29 ET

Meetings in Northern PA to Discuss Increased Broadband Availability to be held May 11-12

  The Governor's Office of Administration is hosting a series of meetings for community leaders, broadband providers, businesses, citizens...

Apr 16, 2010, 10:41 ET

Office of Administration: Pennsylvania Justice Network Named Finalist for Intergovernmental Solutions Award

The Pennsylvania Justice Network, or JNET, is among the finalists for this year's Intergovernmental Solutions Award from the American Council for...

Apr 01, 2010, 12:50 ET

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Agencies to Be Open on Good Friday

State agencies under the Governor's jurisdiction will be open for business on Friday, April 2, Secretary of Administration Naomi Wyatt said today...

Feb 12, 2010, 15:30 ET

Public Safety Radio System Handles Record-Breaking Calls During Snow Emergencies

The commonwealth's public safety radio system handled record-breaking traffic as first responders, including PennDOT, PA State Police and local...

Nov 16, 2009, 17:05 ET

CORRECTED - Secretary of Administration Announces Reductions in State Workforce Due to Budget Cuts

Secretary of Administration Naomi Wyatt today provided details on how the state's workforce will be further reduced due to budget cuts. The...

Nov 16, 2009, 13:56 ET

Pennsylvania Secretary of Administration Announces Reductions in State Workforce Due to Budget Cuts

Secretary of Administration Naomi Wyatt today provided details on how the state's workforce will be further reduced due to budget cuts. The...

Sep 30, 2009, 13:00 ET

First Responders Convene for Hands-On Experience with Pennsylvania Public Safety Radio Network

Learn How PA-STARNet System Was Successfully Used During G-20 Summit First responders from around the state gathered today to get hands-on...

Sep 03, 2009, 13:49 ET

Commonwealth to Promote Public Safety Jobs During Career Day Event in Harrisburg

In an effort to recruit qualified individuals, including women and minorities, for important jobs in public safety, the Pennsylvania State Police...

Jun 01, 2009, 15:00 ET

Pennsylvania Recognized as Laureate by the Computerworld Honors Program

Global Foundation Honors PA for the Societal Benefits of its IT Shared Services Initiative Pennsylvania has been recognized as a laureate by the...

May 08, 2009, 12:16 ET

Commonwealth To Promote Public Safety Jobs During Career Day in Erie

In an effort to recruit qualified individuals, including women and minorities, for important jobs in public safety, state agencies are sponsoring a...

Nov 07, 2008, 11:00 ET

State Employee Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

An Office of Administration employee has been recognized for his many years of service as a human resource professional by the Central Pennsylvania...

Sep 24, 2008, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Named 10th In Digital States Survey

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania has been recognized as one of the 10 most digitally advanced state governments...

Jun 04, 2008, 01:00 ET

Emergency Responders From Across PA Discuss Ways to Improve Crisis Communications

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, other state...

Mar 21, 2008, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Participates in Nation's Largest Simulated Cyber Attack Exercise

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania was a key player in the nation's largest and most comprehensive cyber security...