Press Releases

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 […]

Turning Dirt Into Jobs: What People Are Saying About Governor Shapiro’s PA SITES Program to Build Shovel-Ready Sites, Create Jobs, and Attract More Businesses to Pennsylvania

“We are thankful to Governor Shapiro for making economic development a priority in Pennsylvania. Programs like PA SITES provide much-needed support, making hard-to-do properties economically feasible for development.” “The lack of ready-to-go sites has long been a barrier to attracting new businesses to the Commonwealth. Public funding in business-ready sites are smart investments that generate […]

Governor Shapiro Announces $2.5 Million PA SITES Investment in Westmoreland County to Attract Business and Jobs to Western Pennsylvania

Compared to neighboring states, Pennsylvania lacks readily available sites for major business expansion – but the PA SITES pilot program is changing that, helping 7 sites secure necessary permits, build out critical infrastructure, and prepare for major business expansion and job creation. After the PA SITES pilot program garnered interest from over 100 applicants for […]

ICYMI: Governor Shapiro’s Proposed Investments to Combat Gun Violence and Support Law Enforcement Would Make “A Crucial Difference” and Allow Pennsylvania to “Have a Much Bigger Impact” 

“Our Governor Josh Shapiro doesn’t just talk the talk – he cares. He shows that by the commitment he’s made to gun violence. I can’t tell you how much that means to thousands of families who have come through my doors over the twenty-one years who had to bury a son, or daughter, or loved […]