Press Releases

In Philadelphia, Governor Shapiro Hosts Ceremonial Bill Signing for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Expansion, Highlights Largest Tax Break for Seniors in Nearly Two Decades

The expansion of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate program makes 20,300 more Philadelphia residents and nearly 175,000 more seniors across the Commonwealth eligible The expansion, which is the largest targeted tax break for seniors in nearly two decades, raises the maximum rebate for seniors from $650 to $1,000, increases the income cap to $45,000 a year Philadelphia, […]

ICYMI: Governor Shapiro, Secretary Carroll, and Director Padfield Visited Flood-Impacted Areas in Northampton County as Shapiro Administration Continues to Support Communities Impacted by Flooding

Bangor, PA – On Friday, Governor Josh Shapiro, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Mike Carroll, and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) Director Randy Padfield visited two locations in Northampton County impacted by recent flooding to survey the damage, meet with recovery crews, and discuss the Commonwealth’s ongoing efforts to support these communities. Less than […]

In Visit to Erie and Warren Counties, Governor Shapiro Highlights Plans to Expand Broadband Access Across the Commonwealth, Meets with Ecklund Family

“My Administration has a plan to put Pennsylvania at the forefront of expanding broadband access and lowering costs for communities just like this one – all across the Commonwealth.” – Governor Shapiro Harrisburg, PA – Yesterday at the Union City Senior Center, Governor Josh Shapiro and Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Rick Siger […]

Governor Shapiro Visits Northern Cambria Senior Center to Highlight Administration’s Plans to Expand High-Speed, Affordable Internet Access to Communities Across the Commonwealth

With $1.16 billion in federal funding, the Shapiro Administration has a plan of action to expand broadband access across the Commonwealth and create economic opportunity for unserved and underserved Pennsylvania communities  Northern Cambria, PA – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro and Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority (PBDA) Executive Director Brandon Carson visited the Northern Cambria Senior Center in Cambria […]

From Beaver Falls to Pittston, Governor Shapiro Highlights His Administration’s Plans to Expand Broadband Access Across the Commonwealth

“Accessible, reliable, affordable broadband is important for every community and every family across this Commonwealth – no matter your ZIP code.” Harrisburg, PA – Over the last two weeks, Governor Josh Shapiro traveled to Beaver and Luzerne counties to highlight his Administration’s plans to expand broadband infrastructure across the Commonwealth – ensuring every community has […]