Press Releases

Gov. Shapiro Highlights Commitment to Creating Better Schools, Recruiting More Teachers in Visit to Pittsburgh Elementary School

Governor Shapiro highlighted his plan to attract new teachers with a personal income tax credit of up to $2,500 a year for three years. Pittsburgh, PA – Governor Josh Shapiro today shared his plans for rebuilding Pennsylvania’s teacher workforce and making our schools better, healthier, and safer for Pennsylvania students during a visit to Pittsburgh […]

Governor Shapiro Continues to Lead the Nation on Eliminating College Degree Requirements, Garners Praise from Former President Barack Obama

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper Recently Announced New Steps to Eliminate Four-Year Degree Requirements for State Government Jobs, President Obama Calls Eliminating Degree Requirements “Smart Policy” HARRISBURG, PA –Governor Josh Shapiro continues to lead the way on opening the doors of opportunity to more people and eliminating unnecessary college degree requirements to fill jobs. Last […]

ICYMI: Governor Shapiro Touts His Plans to Rebuild Pennsylvania’s Workforce, Recruit More Teachers, Cops, & Nurses

Harrisburg, PA – In the first full week after his budget address, Governor Josh Shapiro touted his commonsense proposals to address critical workforce shortages by recruiting and retaining more teachers, cops, and nurses in Pennsylvania. At each event, he reiterated his commitment to good schools, safe communities, and healthy families. Governor Shapiro visited George Washington […]

Governor Josh Shapiro Highlights Commonsense Proposal to Recruit More Nurses, Invest in Healthier Communities

Gov. Shapiro’s commonsense budget will help fill critical worker shortages and support healthier families and communities .  Gwynedd Valley, PA – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro met with student nurses at Gwynedd Mercy University in Montgomery County, where he heard from them about the challenges they face and discussed his commonsense budget proposals that invest in public […]