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Oct 18, 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...

Oct 14, 2002, 01:00 ET

PA Commonwealth and Unisys Announce Three-Year Contract Extension for Pioneering `Data PowerHouse' Project

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker today announced the Commonwealth has completed a three-year contract...

Sep 24, 2002, 01:00 ET

PA Gov. Schweiker Administration Names Director To Oversee Popular Online Business Service

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Gov. Mark Schweiker, Secretary of Administration Fritz Bittenbender today announced the...

Sep 17, 2002, 01:00 ET

PA State Government Internet Portal Continues to Earn Honors; Gov. Schweiker's PA PowerPort Finishes in Top 3 Nationally For Second Straight Year

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker today announced that state government's Internet portal -- the PA...

Aug 27, 2002, 01:00 ET

Schweiker Administration's E-Government Program Selected for National Honor

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker today announced that his "PA Open for Business" initiative has been...

Apr 23, 2002, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Governor Schweiker Announces Customer-Friendly Enhancements to Pennsylvania's Internet Portal

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Pa. Gov. Mark Schweiker today announced enhancements to Pennsylvania's award-winning Internet portal --...

Apr 03, 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...

Apr 01, 2002, 00:00 ET

Pennsylvania Gov. Schweiker Signs Executive Order Directing Coordinated Emergency Preparedness by State Agencies

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker today announced a new executive order ensuring that state agencies...

Mar 25, 2002, 00:00 ET

Pennsylvania Office of Administration: Schweiker Administration Enhances Benefits for State Employees Called Up for Active Military Duty

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Pa. Gov. Mark Schweiker, Secretary of Administration Fritz Bittenbender today announced...

Mar 18, 2002, 00:00 ET

PA State Employees Raise More Than $4.6 Million for Charities

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Praising Pennsylvania state employees for their caring spirit, Gov. Mark Schweiker today announced...

Feb 19, 2002, 00:00 ET

Schweiker Administration's Data PowerHouse Project Garners Outsourcing Award From International Journal

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker today announced that the state's Data PowerHouse project has been...

Feb 11, 2002, 00:00 ET

PA PowerPort Cited as One of Top Five State Government Internet Portals in Nation

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker today announced that the PA PowerPort -- the Commonwealth's Internet...

Dec 11, 2001, 00:00 ET

Pennsylvania Governor Schweiker's Justice Network Achieves Milestone

HERSHEY, Pa., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker, Charles Gerhards, the Commonwealth's chief information...

Nov 29, 2001, 00:00 ET

Pennsylvania Gov. Schweiker Administration Announces More National Recognition For PA PowerPort and its Supporting Technology

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker, Administration Secretary Martin F. Horn today announced...

Nov 21, 2001, 00:00 ET

Technology Conference to Highlight Government's Use of Internet To Improve Public-Service Delivery

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker today encouraged Pennsylvania's local and municipal government...

Nov 06, 2001, 00:00 ET

Luc Miron Named First Director of KeyNet Alliance

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Gov. Mark Schweiker, Secretary of Administration Martin F. Horn and Adelphia Business...

Sep 24, 2001, 01:00 ET

Gov. Ridge's 'Commonwealth Connect' Project Receives National Award; High-Tech Project Saves Millions and Increases Productivity

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) has named the Ridge...

Sep 18, 2001, 01:00 ET

Ridge Administration Announces Special Benefits for Pennsylvania State Employees Called up for Active Military Duty

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Pa. Gov. Tom Ridge, Secretary of Administration Martin F. Horn today announced the...

Aug 22, 2001, 01:00 ET

PA State-Government Website Earns National Honors

ERIE, Pa., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- PA Gov. Tom Ridge today announced that the PA PowerPort has taken second place in a national competition for...

Aug 22, 2001, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Gov. Ridge Administration Earns National Recognition for Human- Resource Leadership in Technology Fields

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge, Secretary of Administration Martin F. Horn today announced...