Stories tagged: "Josh Shapiro"


Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks with members of the media during a news conference in Darby, Wednesday, June 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Shapiro Among Attorneys General Challenging South Carolina Abortion Law

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is voicing his support for Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit challenging South Carolina’s new abortion law.

FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 file photo, Chester County election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 general election in the United States at West Chester University in West Chester. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
GOP Lawmakers Go to Court to Challenge Pennsylvania’s Mail-In Voting Law

The legal challenge is the latest attempt by Republicans to invalidate the 2019 law that Republican lawmakers almost unanimously supported.

Election office workers process ballots as counting continues from the general election at the Allegheny County elections returns warehouse in Pittsburgh, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Everything You Need to Know About a Possible Election Audit in Pennsylvania

Will there be an election audit in Pennsylvania? Could the results be overturned? Why is this even happening? Answers to these questions and more.

Then-Vice President Joe Biden, left, is greeted by AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka, before he speaks to a crowd before the annual Labor Day parade on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Elected Leaders From Across Pennsylvania Honor Trumka as Labor ‘Champion’

Elected leaders from around Pennsylvania honored labor leader Richard Trumka, who died Thursday.

In this Nov. 7, 2020 file photo, Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. Mastriano, a rising force in Pennsylvania's ultra-conservative circles who has talked of his desire to bring an Arizona-style audit to Pennsylvania, led a private briefing Wednesday, June 30, 2021, for Republican senators on his plan. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
With York County’s Pushback, Mastriano Is Striking Out on Election Audit Attempt

York County's three commissioners — two Republican and one Democrat — are pushing back against State Sen. Doug Mastriano's election audit.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks with members of the media during a news conference in Darby, Pa., Wednesday, June 2, 2021.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Shapiro Slams Mastriano’s Election Audit Efforts

Josh Shapiro has slammed state Sen. Doug Mastriano's efforts to start an audit of Pennsylvania's 2020 election results.

Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, checks his phone after speaking with members of the media at the Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Monday, March 22, 2021. Majority Republicans in the state Senate announced Monday they will not employ a rarely used emergency process to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to give victims of child sexual abuse a two-year window in which to file civil lawsuits. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
PA Senate GOP Won’t Let Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit Amendment Move Through Special Process

The proposed amendment likely won't finally pass until 2023.