Press Releases

RGGI Working Group Concludes its Work, Co-Chairs Hail Collaborative Process that Brought Diverse Group Together & Reached Consensus on a Number of Key Issues

Following through on campaign promise, Governor Shapiro brought organized labor, energy industry representatives, environmental protection stakeholders, and consumer advocates together for the first time to discuss Pennsylvania’s energy future Working Group reaches consensus that cap-and-invest carbon regulation for the power sector that generates revenue to support the Commonwealth’s energy transition would be optimal approach PENNSYLVANIA […]

Governor Josh Shapiro Signs Executive Order on Commonwealth Use of Generative Artificial Intelligence, Taking Proactive Step to Harness New Technology While Empowering State Workforce

The Executive Order will allow Commonwealth agencies to use innovative artificial intelligence technology ethically and responsibly to better serve residents, businesses, and industry while engaging with Pennsylvania’s leading AI sector Governor Shapiro believes there is no wrong door to engage with state government – and artificial intelligence has the power to help employees serve more […]

Governor Shapiro Announces the Pennsylvania State Police Will Remove College Credit Requirement for Cadet Applications

This is the Shapiro Administration’s latest step to prioritize work experience for Commonwealth jobs to expand opportunities for Pennsylvania workers Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Commissioner Colonel Christopher Paris announced that the PSP will remove the college credit requirement for Pennsylvanians who want to serve as state troopers. […]

Governor’s Advisory Commission on AAPI Affairs Swears in New Members

Harrisburg, Pa – Today, the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Affairs hosted a swearing-in ceremony for 28 new members. The Commission’s purpose is to gather information regarding AAPI Pennsylvanians’ experiences and needs; review, evaluate, and assess programs affecting them; provide the Governor with information and recommendations regarding how best to meet their […]

“A Game Changer for Students Across Our State:” 2023-24 Budget Provides Universal Free Breakfast to 1.7 Million PA Students

“Providing free universal breakfast to all students in Pennsylvania is a game-changer for students across our state…Governor Shapiro is putting students first by funding this program.”  “Universal school breakfast is a huge step in the right direction for all the students in Pennsylvania and we thank Governor Shapiro for your work advocating that this program […]