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28 Sep, 2010, 18:02 ET Pennsylvania Ranks Among Top Four in Digital States Survey

Pennsylvania has been recognized as one of the top states in the nation for its use of digital technologies to better serve citizens, save money...


27 Sep, 2010, 17:31 ET Pennsylvania Earns Two National Technology Awards

Statewide Radio Network and Child Support Portal Selected by NASCIO Pennsylvania has earned a pair of top honors for outstanding achievement in...


20 Sep, 2010, 13:21 ET Office of Administration Announces Reductions in State Workforce Due to Budget Cuts

The commonwealth's Office of Administration today provided details on how the state's workforce will be reduced due to budget cuts and fiscal...


24 Aug, 2010, 11:55 ET Pennsylvania Broadband Summit to Feature National Experts in Broadband Deployment

Two nationally known leaders in broadband deployment will be the keynote speakers at the 2010 Pennsylvania Broadband Summit, Sept. 20 and 21 at the...


16 Aug, 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...


03 Aug, 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...


15 Jul, 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...


14 Jul, 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...


24 May, 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...


14 May, 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...


07 May, 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...


16 Apr, 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...


01 Apr, 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...


12 Feb, 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...


30 Sep, 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...


03 Sep, 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...


01 Jun, 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...


08 May, 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...


07 Nov, 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...


24 Sep, 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...