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Mar 06, 2008, 00:00 ET

Meetings Set in Southeast PA to Help State Retirees Choose Best Plan to Continue Health Care Benefits

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Administration today said it will conduct fifteen additional informational...

Feb 11, 2008, 00:00 ET

Office of Administration Extends Retired State Employees Health Benefits Enrollment Period to March 21

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Administration today announced it has extended the enrollment deadline to...

Jan 15, 2008, 00:00 ET

Information Technology Expert Appointed New Deputy Secretary at Pennsylvania OA

HARRISBURG, Pa. Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Administration Naomi Wyatt announced the appointment today of Brenda Orth as the...

Oct 04, 2007, 01:00 ET

PA Receives National Technology Award for Outstanding Achievement in Information Security and Privacy

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's information security architecture program was one of only 11 state information...

Sep 28, 2007, 01:00 ET

Office of Administration Announces Plan to Preserve Health Care Benefits for Current, Future Retired Commonwealth Employees

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Administration today announced changes to the commonwealth Retired Employees...

Aug 10, 2007, 01:00 ET

New Deputy Secretary for Pennsylvania Human Resources and Management Appointed

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Administration Naomi Wyatt announced the appointment today of James A. Honchar...

Jul 06, 2007, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Office of Administration Furloughs Would Mean Agency Not Available to Help Other State Agencies

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell is working to adopt a budget that requires no broad based tax...

Jun 20, 2007, 01:00 ET

Rendell Administration Hosts Digital Government Summit

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Information Technology (IT) professionals representing government agencies and...

Jun 14, 2007, 01:00 ET

The Pennsylvania Office of Public Safety Radio Services Holds Interoperability Conference

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 200 stakeholders representing first emergency responders and federal, state and...

Jul 31, 2006, 01:00 ET

Lobbyists Reporting Expenses for Lobbying Executive Branch

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Secretary of Administration Joe Martz said today that 249 registered lobbyists filed quarterly expense...

Jun 09, 2006, 01:00 ET

Commonwealth's Business Solutions Center Of Excellence Recognized As Laureate By The Computerworld Honors Program

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The commonwealth's Business Solutions Center of Excellence, an innovative technology project under the...

Mar 17, 2006, 00:00 ET

PA to Provide Lobbyist Information Beginning April 1, Says Administration Secretary

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Secretary of Administration Joseph Martz said today that information on those who lobby the executive...

Apr 08, 2005, 01:00 ET

PA Gov. Rendell Administration Announces Extension of Telecommunications Contract

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The PA Gov. Rendell Administration today announced a five-year extension of the Commonwealth's...

Mar 29, 2005, 00:00 ET

Pennsylvania Justice Network Achieves Major Milestone With All 67 Counties Connected

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commonwealth's Deputy Secretary for Information Technology, Art Stephens, announced that the...

Sep 28, 2004, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Awarded Federal Information Technology Grant to Enhance Homeland Security Efforts

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Adrian R. King, Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Edward G. Rendell, today announced that Pennsylvania...

Aug 24, 2004, 01:00 ET

The Commonwealth's Executive Board Sets Gaming Board Salaries

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commonwealth's Executive Board today announced that it has established annual salaries for members...

May 12, 2004, 01:00 ET

Radio Project Office Reports Progress on PA Statewide Public Safety Radio System

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of misleading reports regarding the status of the Statewide Public Safety Radio System, the...

Dec 08, 2003, 00:00 ET

Rising To The Challenge - Doing More With Less; Premier East Coast Technology Conference Coming To Hershey

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commonwealth's Office for Information Technology will play host to the eighth annual East Coast...

Jan 14, 2003, 00:00 ET

Schweiker Administration Announces Milestones for Desktop Technology in PA State Government

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker, Office of Administration Acting Secretary Charles...

Nov 13, 2002, 00:00 ET

PA Office of Administration: Technology Conference to Highlight Innovative Use of Geographic Information Systems by Government

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- State Chief Information Officer Charles Gerhards today encouraged Pennsylvania's local and municipal...