Press Releases

ICYMI: Darrin Kelly Highlights Shapiro Administration’s Commitment to Protect Pennsylvania’s Environment and Energy Economy in New Op-Ed

“Gov. Shapiro believes in our union workers and is finding ways to bring people together to protect lives and livelihoods. His administration is working to keep Pennsylvania an energy leader, fighting to ensure the energy industry stays in Pennsylvania and continues to create jobs here, while also protecting the health and safety of people in […]

Nine Months After East Palestine Train Derailment, Shapiro Administration Continues to Test Soil & Water, Deliver Millions for Local Communities

Following extensive environmental testing, Pennsylvania agencies continue to see no contamination in Western PA related to derailment. Local governments using community fund secured by the Governor to support first responders, clean water projects. Harrisburg, PA – More than nine months after the Norfolk Southern train derailment in East Palestine on February 3rd, the Shapiro Administration is […]

Fitch Upgrades Pennsylvania’s Credit Rating from ‘AA-’ to ‘AA,’ Citing Commonwealth’s “Solid” Economy and Administration’s Sound Fiscal Management

The announcement marks the third positive affirmation of the Commonwealth’s responsible budgetary management since September – building on Moody’s and S&P Global upgrading the Commonwealth’s rating outlook to positive. Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro announced that Fitch Ratings has upgraded Pennsylvania’s credit rating to ‘AA’ from ‘AA-,’ building on positive credit rating outlooks […]

Shapiro Administration Announces $601,000 Investment to Help Manufacturer Maid-Rite Specialty Foods Grow in Lackawanna County 

The investment will keep Maid-Rite’s full production capacity in the Commonwealth and create 75 new jobs in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Shapiro Administration is aggressively competing with other states to retain and attract major expansion projects to the Commonwealth. Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro announced that Maid-Rite Specialty Foods, Inc., a manufacturer of ready-to-heat […]