Press Releases

In Philadelphia, Governor Shapiro and Legislative Leaders Tout Proposed Budget Investments in the Whole-Home Repairs Program, Efforts to Cut Costs for Pennsylvanians

Since taking office, Governor Shapiro has been focused on cutting costs and helping Pennsylvanians maintain – and stay in – their homes, and his 2024-25 budget proposes investing $50 million in the Whole-Home Repairs Program.   The Governor’s budget proposal invests $50 million in the Whole-Home Repairs Program to cut costs for Pennsylvanians and help […]

Governor Shapiro Announces New Directive for Use of Project Labor Agreements to Support Successful and Timely Projects, Create Good-Paying Jobs, and Strengthen Our Workforce and Infrastructure

The Governor’s new PLA guidance will ensure projects are completed successfully and on time at a fair cost to taxpayers, while supporting high quality jobs and strengthening Pennsylvania’s economy and infrastructure. Governor Shapiro is continuing to create real opportunity for Pennsylvanians by directing Commonwealth agencies to carefully consider the use of PLAs as a powerful […]

Statement from Governor Shapiro on Prompt Dismissal of the Pennsylvania Freedom Caucus’ Frivolous Attempt to Attack Automatic Voter Registration

Harrisburg, PA – Today, a frivolous lawsuit challenging the Shapiro Administration’s authority to implement Automatic Voter Registration was promptly dismissed by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.   In response to this resounding defeat, Governor Josh Shapiro released the following statement:  “In 2020, I defeated Donald Trump and his conspiracy theorist […]

Governor’s Advisory Commission on LGBTQ Affairs Announces New Executive Director

Harrisburg, Pa – This month, Ashleigh Strange was appointed the Executive Director for the Governor’s Advisory Commission on LGBTQ Affairs. The Governor’s Advisory Commissions make recommendations to the Governor on policies and legislation that impact the Commonwealth and help ensure the communities they represent have a voice in state government. “It’s an honor to work alongside […]