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May 30, 2001, 01:00 ET

New `KeyNet Alliance' Selects First Telecommunications Project

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Pa. Gov. Tom Ridge, Secretary of Administration Martin F. Horn today joined Adelphia...

Feb 28, 2001, 00:00 ET

PA Gov. Ridge Says Pennsylvania State Website Keeps Getting Better; Users Now Can Personalize State Portal

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge today announced that Pennsylvania's Internet portal -- the PA PowerPort --...

Feb 09, 2001, 00:00 ET

Ridge Administration Names Project Manager to Oversee Integration of State-Government Business Processes

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge, Secretary of Administration Martin Horn today announced the...

Nov 09, 2000, 00:00 ET

Pennsylvania Gov. Ridge Administration Recognized for Leadership in Assistive Technology

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Ridge Administration today was honored with two Assistive Technology Achievement Awards...

Sep 15, 2000, 01:00 ET

Ivy League Study Ranks PA Second in U.S. for Effective Use of Government Technology

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge today announced that a new, major Ivy League study has ranked Pennsylvania...

Sep 11, 2000, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Gov. Ridge Appoints New JNET Director

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge today announced his appointment of Linda Rosenberg of Harrisburg as the...

Aug 28, 2000, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Gov. Ridge Announces New Features Added to PA's `Friction-Free' Business Website

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge today announced that the "PA Open for Business" website has added new...

Aug 02, 2000, 01:00 ET

PA Gov. Ridge Announces Award-Winning PA Homepage Surpasses Remarkable Milestone - 1 Billion Hits

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge today announced that the Pennsylvania homepage -- the award-winning...

Jun 05, 2000, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Recognized by NGA for E-Government Leadership; Center for Best Practices Cites Efforts By PA's `Open for Business' Website To Move State Services Online

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge today announced that Pennsylvania has been cited as an E-government innovator...

Apr 12, 2000, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Office of Administration: National Survey Ranks PA in Nation's Top Three in Use of Technology to Fight Crime; Commonwealth Jumps From 15th Spot, Also Earns Top 10 Ranking For High-Tech Social Services

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge today announced that Pennsylvania tied for second in a national research...

Mar 30, 2000, 00:00 ET

PA Gov. Ridge Says State's New `Friction-Free' Business Website Proves to Be Immensely Popular

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Pa. Gov. Tom Ridge today announced that the "Pennsylvania Open for Business" website has quickly...

Mar 24, 2000, 00:00 ET

Pennsylvania Gov. Ridge's Secretary of Administration Honored With Technology Advocate of the Year Award

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Gov. Tom Ridge, Secretary of Administration Thomas G. Paese last night accepted the...

Mar 15, 2000, 00:00 ET
Mar 03, 2000, 00:00 ET

Pennsylvania Gov. Ridge: State Business Website Adds New Features

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov. Tom Ridge today announced that the "Pennsylvania Open for Business" website has a new look and new...

Feb 22, 2000, 00:00 ET

PA Gov. Ridge's Secretary of Administration Selected as Finalist For Outsourcing World Achievement Award

BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Secretary of Administration Thomas G. Paese today was honored as a finalist for the...

Nov 19, 1999, 00:00 ET

Pennsylvania Gov. Ridge Announces Tentative Contract Agreement With Pennsylvania State Troopers Association; State and Union Reach Historic Four-Year Contract

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge today announced that the Commonwealth has reached a tentative agreement...

Aug 10, 1999, 01:00 ET

PA Gov. Ridge Administration Applauds Court Decision to Dismiss Remaining Lawsuit Challenging State's Tobacco Settlement

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Gov. Tom Ridge, Secretary of Administration Thomas G. Paese today praised the Commonwealth...

Jul 20, 1999, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Secretary of Administration Announces Statewide Hearings For Public Input Into Use of Tobacco Settlement Funds

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge, Secretary of Administration Thomas G. Paese today announced he...

Jul 06, 1999, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Homepage Tops 200 Million `Visits'; Public Visits to State Website Have Doubled in Less Than Six Months

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov. Tom Ridge today announced that visits to the Pennsylvania homepage have doubled in the past six...

Jun 23, 1999, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Office of Administration Awards Contracts for Radio System To Support Statewide Public Safety Communications

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 23, /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Gov. Tom Ridge, Secretary of Administration Thomas G. Paese today announced the winning...