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SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced today that the Governor's Innovation Office has worked with state agencies to achieve more than $400 million in cost savings and productivity gains.
"Innovation is a key part of our efforts to reform state government and protect taxpayer dollars," Corbett said. "By finding ways to do things better, more efficiently or at less cost, we are helping to keep money in the pockets of hard working Pennsylvanians."
The office was created in March 2012 to focus on initiatives to reduce spending, boost productivity and improve service. To date, the office and state agencies have completed 165 initiatives. There are an additional 147 projects in progress.
Recent highlights include:
Visit www.innovation.pa.gov to learn more about innovation in state government and submit your own idea to cut costs, increase efficiency or enhance service.
Media contact: Dan Egan, 717-772-4237
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