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May 08, 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...


Nov 07, 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...


Sep 24, 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...


Jun 04, 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...


Mar 21, 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...


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...


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...


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...


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...