Press Releases

Senate Overwhelmingly Confirms Governor Shapiro’s Nominees to Lead the Departments of Conservation and Natural Resources, General Services

Secretary Dunn continues her leadership at DCNR while Secretary McNeil becomes the first African American to hold the position at DGS Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Pennsylvania Senate overwhelmingly confirmed two of Governor Josh Shapiro’s cabinet nominations: Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and Department of General Services (DGS) Secretary […]

Governor Shapiro Signs Executive Orders Reestablishing Five Governor’s Advisory Commissions, Establishing New Commission on Next Generation Engagement

Governor Shapiro reestablished the Governor’s Advisory Commissions on African American Affairs, Asian American and Pacific Islander Affairs, Latino Affairs, LGBTQ Affairs, and Women — and established the new Commission on Next Generation Engagement Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro signed executive orders reestablishing five Governor’s Advisory Commissions – including the Commissions on African American […]

Governor Shapiro Announces Global Resin Manufacturer Purolite Will Invest $190 Million to Create Its First U.S. Biologics Division in Pennsylvania

The company will invest at least $190 million and create 175 new jobs in Chester County   Harrisburg, PA – Highlighting his pledge to support businesses and accelerate economic growth in the Commonwealth, Governor Josh Shapiro announced today that Pennsylvania-based Purolite, an Ecolab company and manufacturer of high quality resins used to make life-saving drugs, will expand and create the first […]

ICYMI: “It’s Going to Take All of Us To Get This Done:” Governor Shapiro, House Democrats, and Law Enforcement Leaders Advocate for Commonsense Gun Reforms to Keep Pennsylvanians Safe

“Let me tell you what real freedom looks like to me. It means having the freedom to walk down the street and not worry about getting shot in our communities. Real freedom means our kids can go to school and focus on science and math and english and not focus on shooter drills.” Harrisburg, PA […]

Governor Shapiro Highlights Universal Free Breakfast Proposal for Pennsylvania Students in Visit to Montgomery County Elementary School 

The Governor’s budget proposes a $38.5 million increase to provide universal free breakfast for 1.7 million Pennsylvania kids and extends the Free School Breakfast Program that has served more than 23 million students since its creation Plymouth Meeting, PA – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro and Acting Secretary of Education Dr. Khalid N. Mumin highlighted the importance […]