Stories tagged: "Josh Shapiro"


State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, a Republican candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, speaks at a primary night election gathering in Chambersburg, Pa., Tuesday, May 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Doug Mastriano on SCOTUS Overturning Roe v. Wade: ‘A Triumph for Innocent Life’

Mastriano was among the Pennsylvania lawmakers who offered their opinion after the Supreme Court’s historic decision to let the states rule on reproductive rights.

A celebration outside the Supreme Court, Friday, June 24, 2022, in Washington. The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years — a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court's landmark abortion cases. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
With Roe v. Wade Overturned, What Does That Mean For Abortion Rights in Pennsylvania?

The US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade means abortion rights will be determined at the state level. While abortion remains legal in Pennsylvania, the future of reproductive rights in the commonwealth is uncertain.

Abortion rights activist demonstrate at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Here’s Where The Candidates in the Governor’s Race Stand on Abortion

If the US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, the decision on abortion rights will be determined at the state level. In Pennsylvania, what exactly that means might just come down to who is elected governor in November.

FILE - This Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 file photo shows part of a 1040 federal tax form printed from the Internal Revenue Service website, in Zelienople, Pa.  As the income tax filing deadline approaches, taxpayers will be facing unexpected tax situations brought about by the turbulent events of last year. Some taxpayers might get refunds and breaks they didn’t anticipate, while others could be paying more than they set aside.  (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
More Than 150,000 Pennsylvanians Duped by TurboTax Will Get a Refund

Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s office has reached a settlement with TurboTax’s parent company for tricking low-income Pennsylvanians into paying for services they believed were free.

FILE—In this file photo from April 2, 2022, George Bochetto, Kathy Barnette, Mehmet Oz, Jeffrey Lord, Rose Tennent, John Gizzie, Jeff Bartos, Carla Sands, and Lowman Henry pose for a photograph during a forum for Republican candidates for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in Camp Hill, Pa. Republicans have made anger over the 2020 election a staple of this year's mid-term primary campaigns as Democrats appear prepared to tie them to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, contending that Republican-sponsored election legislation is an attack on voting rights. Pennsylvania's primary election is May 17. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Talk of Election Fraud is Alive and Well on the Pennsylvania Campaign Trail, But Will it Work?

While Republicans have made anger over the 2020 election a staple of this year's midterm primary campaigns to appeal to Trump-loyal GOP voters, such messages could be a liability in fall's general election campaign, pollsters say.

Pennsylvania's Democratic attorney general Josh Shapiro speaks to a crowd during his campaign launch address for Pennsylvania governor, in Pittsburgh. Shapiro, is breaking with Gov. Tom Wolf on the centerpiece of Wolf's plan to fight climate change amid the pushback it has received from influential building trades unions. Shapiro’s statement came as he prepared Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 to address union leaders from the pipeline trades who planned to question him about his position. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
Democratic Gov Candidate Josh Shapiro Has More Campaign Cash Than GOP Field Combined

Currently, Democrat Josh Shapiro, the commonwealth’s Attorney General, has $12 million more cash on hand than all nine Republican candidates combined and recently reported a total of $4.5 million raised in the first quarter of 2022.

WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA - A Sunoco gas pump reading shows more than $54 as a man pumps gas. (Photo by Aimee Dilger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
What PA’s Candidates for Governor Would Do to Lower Gas Prices

Republicans want to reduce or eliminate Pennsylvania’s highest-in-the-US gas tax. Josh Shapiro wants to send PA drivers a check for $250.