Press Releases

Governor Shapiro Joins Workers, Local Leaders in Butler County Following Coordination with the U.S. Department of Energy, Successful Efforts to Save 1,300 Western Pennsylvania Jobs

Governor Shapiro engaged directly with the Biden Administration and detailed Pennsylvanians’ concerns in order to save approximately 1,300 jobs. DOE listened to Pennsylvania’s concerns and the final rule allows Cleveland-Cliffs Butler Works to continue producing steel that is needed for critical infrastructure work in the United States, while safeguarding more than one thousand Pennsylvania jobs […]

As Part of Collaboration with Shapiro Administration, CNX Resources Expands Air Monitoring to Seven Additional Sites in Western Pennsylvania

Pennsylvanians can now see live air quality monitoring results at seven of CNX’s active well pads and two of their compressor stations in Western Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA – As part of the historic collaboration between the Shapiro Administration and CNX Resources Corporation, CNX has expanded its air monitoring to nine of its sites in Western Pennsylvania, […]

Following Insurance Guidance from Shapiro Administration, CVS Health Plans Joins Geisinger Health Plans to Cover Over-the-Counter Birth Control at No Cost

Governor Shapiro is calling on other insurers to follow suit. Governor Shapiro has always defended women’s access to reproductive healthcare – and he is calling on more insurers to expand access to this critical healthcare with or without a prescription. Harrisburg, PA – Last week, with the launch of the first ever FDA approved over-the-counter […]

Governor Josh Shapiro and Bipartisan Legislative Leaders Announce Opening of PA Student Teacher Support Program Application

The PA Student Teacher Support Program will help address critical teacher shortages across Pennsylvania and ensure students have the freedom to chart their own course and the opportunity to succeed. The program will provide eligible student teachers with up to $15,000 in stipends and applications will open tomorrow at 9 AM EDT at pheaa.org/StudentTeacher. Harrisburg, […]

Governor Josh Shapiro and First Lady Lori Shapiro Attend Erie’s Total Solar Eclipse Viewing, Emphasize Importance of Tourism to Pennsylvania’s Economy

Erie County estimates as many as 200,000 tourists poured into Northwestern Pennsylvania to glimpse today’s total solar eclipse, injecting up to $50 million in the local economy.    Tourism is one of the largest and most important industries in Pennsylvania – generating over $76 billion a year and supporting more than 486,000 jobs – and […]