Press Releases

ICYMI: Republican and Democratic Legislators Praise Governor Shapiro’s Proposed Investment in Clean, Safe, and On-Time Public Transit as “Necessary” and “Important”

“With support from Gov. Shapiro’s budget proposal, we plan to hire 40 new police officers next year, which would significantly enhance our patrols, uniformed police presence, and enforcement efforts.” “I commend Governor Shapiro for recognizing the importance of public transit to communities in all 67 counties, including urban, rural, and suburban.” Harrisburg, PA – This […]

Governor Shapiro and Secretary Carroll Ride SEPTA Regional Rail, Highlighting How the Governor’s Proposed Budget Supports Clean, Safe, and On-Time Public Transit Across the Commonwealth

Safe, clean, and on-time public transit is essential to Pennsylvanians’ daily lives and our economic growth – and the Governor’s 2024-25 budget proposal invests $282 million in the 32 public transit systems that millions of Pennsylvanians rely on. Governor Shapiro worked with SEPTA, the General Assembly, and local leaders to develop a plan to meet […]

Governor Shapiro Signs Bill into Law Permanently Classifying Xylazine as Schedule III Drug, Taking Further Action Against the Dangerous Drug While Maintaining Legal Access for Veterinary Use

Act 17 of 2024 follows Governor Shapiro’s move to temporarily schedule xylazine last year, adding an additional tool to the Shapiro Administration’s multidisciplinary approach to combatting the opioid epidemic. Since 2018, Pennsylvania has seen a 22-fold increase in overdose deaths where xylazine was a contributing factor. Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro took further action […]

In Lancaster, Governor Shapiro and Secretary Carroll Highlight the Need to Pass Governor’s Proposed $282.8 Million Budget Investment in Public Transit to Connect PA Communities and Support Seniors

Governor Shapiro’s proposed budget invests nearly $1.5 billion in new state funding over the next five years in transit systems that Pennsylvanians rely on – especially in suburban and rural communities. Nearly one million Pennsylvanians ride on public transit every day to commute to work, go to school, and travel where they need to go […]

NOTICIAS: El Gobernador Shapiro Firma una Orden Ejecutiva Para Crear Más Oportunidades Para Carreras en Servicio Público en Pennsylvania

La Administración de Shapiro ha ampliado las oportunidades para los trabajadores estatales desde su inicio, enfocándose en las habilidades y la experiencia, invirtiendo en recursos de salud mental para los empleados, ampliando los programas de pasantías y aprendices, haciendo que el gobierno sea más accesible y más. El Gobernador Shapiro cree que la principal prioridad […]