Press Releases

Governor Shapiro Launches Pennsylvania Office of Outdoor Recreation, Highlights Largest Budget Investment in State Parks and Forests in Decades

The 2023-24 bipartisan budget invests $112 million to improve state parks and forests, spur economic growth in the outdoor recreation industry, and make Pennsylvania the largest state to open an Office of Outdoor Recreation Connellsville, PA – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro visited Yough River Park in Connellsville, along the 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage (GAP), in […]

Senate Confirms Governor Shapiro’s Appointee to Serve on Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission  

Governor Shapiro praises Kim Barrow’s focus on consumer protection, names Stephen DeFrank as PUC Chairman.   Harrisburg, PA – Today the Pennsylvania Senate unanimously voted to confirm Governor Josh Shapiro’s appointment of Kimberly Barrow, Esq. to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC).   “The Public Utility Commission is charged with keeping Pennsylvanians safe and ensuring consumers are […]

During Visit to Allentown Training Center, Governor Shapiro Highlights Major Investments in Workforce Development and First-in-the-Nation Job Training Program

Through historic budget investments in workforce development and the creation of the Commonwealth Workforce Transformation Program, the Shapiro Administration is creating real opportunity for Pennsylvanians Allentown, PA – Today, during a visit to the Allentown Campus of the Eastern Atlantic States Carpenters Technical College, Governor Josh Shapiro and Secretary of Labor & Industry Nancy Walker […]

Thanks to Coordinated Response from Shapiro Administration & Ag Community, Pennsylvania is Now ‘HPAI-Free’, Restoring Normal Poultry Trade

Coordinated testing and security measures helps Commonwealth achieve milestone, $31 million bipartisan budget investment is helping to cushion losses, keep PA poultry industry thriving Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture announced that Pennsylvania has reached the critical milestone of HPAI-free status recognized by the World Animal Health Organization. […]

Governor Shapiro Announces New Partnership with Google, PASSHE to Train and Expand Commonwealth’s Workforce for High-Growth Jobs

The new initiative will train Pennsylvanians for in-demand fields, including cybersecurity and data analytics. Millersville, PA – In keeping with his commitment to expand workforce development efforts across the Commonwealth, Governor Josh Shapiro today announced a new public-private partnership between Google and the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) that makes industry-recognized Google Career […]