Press Releases

Governor Josh Shapiro Appoints TJ Yablonski as Secretary of Legislative Affairs; Mike Vereb Steps Down After Setting Up Office Over First Nine Months of Shapiro Administration

Yablonski has more than a decade of experience serving Pennsylvanians across the Commonwealth and has a deep knowledge of Pennsylvania government and key relationships with Pennsylvania leaders. Mike Vereb is concluding his work after setting up the Office of Legislative Affairs for Governor Shapiro, continuing his decades-long record of working across the aisle to get […]

ICYMI: Governor Shapiro Launches New Economic Development Strategy to Make Pennsylvania a Leader in Job Creation and Innovation, Reignite the Commonwealth’s Economy

Harrisburg, PA – Yesterday, Governor Josh Shapiro and Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Rick Siger visited PennAir in York to launch the Commonwealth’s first comprehensive economic development strategy in nearly two decades. As part of the announcement, Governor Shapiro launched a new pilot program called PA SITES (Pennsylvania Strategic Investments to Enhance Sites) […]

Governor Shapiro Kicks Off Process of Developing First Statewide Economic Development Strategy in Nearly Two Decades

The Governor and his Administration are committed to making Pennsylvania a national leader in economic development and innovation – and over the next several weeks, DCED Secretary Rick Siger will host listening sessions across the Commonwealth. Governor announces new, $10 million pilot program – PA SITES – to provide grant funding to build shovel ready […]

ICYMI: Pennsylvania Editorial Boards Continue to Praise the Shapiro Administration’s Implementation of “Pragmatic” and “Inherently Secure” Automatic Voter Registration at PennDOT Centers

“This automatic registration eliminates some of the more time-consuming processes that can overwhelm county election offices late in the process.” “The measure is also inherently secure. Everyone getting an ID at a government PennDOT facility already provides proof of residency, age and citizenship.” Harrisburg, PA – After Governor Josh Shapiro announced last week that Pennsylvania […]

S&P Improves Pennsylvania’s Rating Outlook to ‘Positive,’ Affirms A+ Long-Term Rating Thanks to Strong Budgetary Management in Second ‘Positive’ Rating Outlook for the Commonwealth in September

S&P credits the Shapiro Administration’s budgetary management policies for the improved rating outlook, signaling potential rating upgrade in the future Harrisburg, PA – Today, S&P Global Ratings improved Pennsylvania’s outlook to ‘positive’ from stable and affirmed its A+ long-term rating on the Commonwealth’s general obligation bonds in the second affirmation of the Commonwealth’s strong economy […]