Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett

Fighting for Those in Need

Governor Corbett talking about Standing up for PA
Governor Corbett is committed to ensuring that all Pennsylvanians have access to quality, affordable healthcare options and services. Our citizens deserve a commonwealth that cares for its needy and protects its most vulnerable.

    • The Governor fought for and won a $40 million increase in funding for programs that serve individuals with disabilities.

    • The Governor increased funding for enrollment and outreach for the CHIP program, which offers low-cost health insurance to all children in PA, providing coverage for more than 200,000 children.

    • The Governor secured a $900,000 increase in funding for Pennsylvania’s rape crisis programs to combat violence against women.

    • The Governor increased funding for Pennsylvania’s Domestic Violence Program by almost $1.4 million.

    • The Governor increased funding for autism programs which resulted in 118 people being removed from the waiting list for services.