Press Releases

Governor Shapiro Hosts Ceremonial Bill Signing with Legislative Leaders, Advocates, Following Through on Commitment to Address Maternal Mortality in First Year

SB 262, now Pennsylvania law, requires data to be gathered more frequently to better inform maternal mortality prevention and intervention in the Commonwealth. Builds on the historic $2.3 million investment in the 2023-2024 budget to study maternal mortality for the first time in Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro joined Senator Judy Schwank, […]

This Week in the Shapiro Administration: Making Government Work Faster for Pennsylvanians & Securing Meaningful Investments in Economic Development

Harrisburg, PA – This week, Governor Josh Shapiro highlighted the work his Administration has done over the past nine months to make government work more effectively and efficiently for Pennsylvanians by implementing improvements to the Commonwealth’s permitting and licensing processes, investing in new economic developments, and continuing to invest in the clean energy industry. This […]

Shapiro Administration Secures U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Declaration for Pennsylvanians Impacted by Apartment Complex Fire in Chester County

Declaration gives affected small businesses and homeowners in Chester County and surrounding counties access to low-interest loans; SBA will also be hosting in-person loan application assistance starting Friday Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has granted an administrative declaration of a disaster, making loans available for businesses […]

Governor’s Advisory Commission on Women Marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Highlights Achievements in Breast Cancer Care and Awareness

Harrisburg, Pa – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro and First Lady Lori Shapiro, the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Women, and Adagio Health hosted a Breast Cancer Awareness Month reception to honor patients, providers, and survivors. This year’s theme for the program is “Achievements in Breast Cancer Care and Awareness.” In May, Governor Shapiro signed the first bill of his Administration, […]

Governor Shapiro Keeps Commitment to Improve Commonwealth’s Permitting, Licensing, and Certification Processes and Make Government Work Faster for Pennsylvanians

The Shapiro Administration ordered a comprehensive review of the more than 2,400 licenses, permits, and certifications issued by the Commonwealth as one of his first actions in office to deliver real results and make government work faster. The Shapiro Administration has already eliminated the Medicaid provider application backlog, reduced the processing time for new in-state […]