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04 Jun, 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...


21 Mar, 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...


06 Mar, 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...


11 Feb, 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...


15 Jan, 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...


04 Oct, 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...


28 Sep, 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...


10 Aug, 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...


06 Jul, 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...


20 Jun, 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...


14 Jun, 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...


09 Jun, 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...


17 Mar, 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...


08 Apr, 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...


29 Mar, 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...


24 Aug, 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...


08 Dec, 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...


14 Jan, 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...


18 Oct, 2002, 01:00 ET RAND Researchers Identify PA Information Technology Organization as Outstanding Example of Governance Practices

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Gov. Mark Schweiker, Commonwealth Chief Information Officer Charles Gerhards today...


03 Apr, 2002, 00:00 ET Schweiker Administration Takes Action to Enhance Recruitment And Retention of Health-Care Workers for State Facilities

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker, Secretary of Administration Fritz Bittenbender and Kim...