Press Releases

Governor Shapiro and Secretary Mumin Visit Reading Area Community College, Share How Higher Education Blueprint Will Create Opportunity for Accessible and Affordable Options for Students

Governor Shapiro unveiled his higher education blueprint in January after working with higher education leaders from across the Commonwealth to improve access and opportunity for Pennsylvania students. Governor Shapiro believes that now is the time to invest – and his plan ensures higher education will be an economic driver for Pennsylvania, support students, and address […]

Governor Shapiro Launches Pennsylvania Election Threats Task Force to Ensure Safe, Secure, Free, & Fair Election this November

Governor Shapiro and Secretary Schmidt lead task force of federal, state, and local partners to protect democracy and ensure safe, secure elections in Pennsylvania Harrisburg, PA – As part of his commitment to ensure safe and secure elections in Pennsylvania, Governor Shapiro has established the Pennsylvania Election Threats Task Force. Led by Secretary of the […]

ICYMI: Chemical Manufacturer Chemstream Inc. Agrees to Complete and Total Transparency of Proprietary Chemicals Used in Natural Gas Production, in Line with Shapiro Administration’s Collaboration with CNX

Chemstream Inc. becomes the first service provider to fully comply with the historic collaboration and disclose proprietary chemicals used in natural gas production. The announcement comes following the Shapiro Administration’s new policy requiring natural gas operators to publicly disclose chemicals they use earlier in the well development process. Harrisburg, PA – Yesterday, leading chemical manufacturer […]

Governor Shapiro Tours Community College of Allegheny County, Highlights How New Blueprint for Higher Education and Proposed Budget Will Give Students the Freedom to Chart Their Own Course

After a year of working with higher education leaders across the Commonwealth, Governor Shapiro unveiled his higher education blueprint to ensure Pennsylvania students have the freedom to chart their own course and the opportunity to succeed. After 30 years of disinvestment, Pennsylvania ranks 49th in the nation for investment in higher education – and the […]

First Lady Lori Shapiro and the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Women Visit Patients R Waiting in Lancaster to Discuss Ways to Improve Maternal and Women’s Health

Lancaster, Pa – Today, First Lady Lori Shapiro met with members of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Women and visited Patients R Waiting in Lancaster to learn more about how  the organization is addressing the maternal mortality crisis by providing Black and Latina expectant moms  with doula support and discuss steps the Commonwealth can take to […]