Press Releases

WATCH: What Pennsylvanians with ID/A, Caregivers, and Advocates Are Saying About Governor Shapiro’s Proposed Budget Investments for ID/A Services  

“I am hopeful for Pennsylvania’s future when I see people in positions of power taking action that is effective now. This will be a game changer. Thank you, Governor Shapiro, thank you.”  Harrisburg, PA – Since Governor Josh Shapiro proposed critical investments in the 2024-25 budget that will expand services for Pennsylvanians with intellectual disabilities […]

Less Testing, More Learning: Governor Shapiro Takes Action to Reduce Reliance on Standardized Testing, Help More Students and Teachers Succeed

At the Governor’s direction, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) will implement a three-part plan to overhaul Pennsylvania’s state assessment system that includes moving PSSA and Keystone testing online. These changes will save Pennsylvania millions of dollars, reduce the burden on students, families, and teachers, shorten the time students spend taking tests, and ensure schools […]

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, […]

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, […]

WATCH: Governor Shapiro Speaks with Doctors and Advocates at Planned Parenthood to Discuss His Administration’s New Health Insurance Guidance for Over-the-Counter Contraception

“What we’re trying to do is cut through that red tape, cut through the B.S., and get stuff done – which is our mantra. In this case, making sure folks have access to the pill and that they have access to it for whatever reasons they determined with you they need. And together, I know […]