Stories tagged: "Josh Shapiro"


A pile of discarded syringes
How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Enabling Opioid Addiction

State officials anticipate 2020 opioid overdose death totals will exceed those of each of the past three years, including 2017, a year many consider the height of the opioid crisis.

In this image from video, Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., speaks as the House debates the objection to confirm the Electoral College vote from Pennsylvania, at the U.S. Capitol early Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (House Television via AP)
Democratic Leaders Call on US Rep. Perry to Resign Over Involvement in Trump Scheme

Gov. Tom Wolf called Perry's involvement a "disgrace."

Attorney General Josh Shapiro, speaking in front of Gov. Tom Wolf in 2019, was sworn in for his second term Tuesday.  (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Pennsylvania Statewide Row Officers Sworn for 4-Year Terms

In separate ceremonies at sites around Harrisburg, the attorney general, auditor general and treasurer took their oaths of office on Tuesday.

U.S. Capitol Police hold protesters on the floor at gun-point as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Wolf, Fetterman, DePasquale, and Shapiro Speak Out Against Pro-Trump Terrorist Storming at Capitol in DC

Gov. Tom Wolf, and Pennsylvania's elected leadership, had strong reactions to the domestic terrorists who attacked the Capitol in Washington DC during an attempted coup Wednesday.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia in May 2019. (AP File Photo/Matt Rourke)
Pennsylvania Shreds Texas’ Bid to Overturn Biden’s Win: ‘No Basis in Law or Fact’

“The court should not abide this seditious abuse of the judicial process, and should send a clear and unmistakable signal that such abuse must never be replicated," the lawyers wrote.

In this Nov. 26, 2019, file photo, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks at Muhlenberg High School in Reading, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Democratic Attorney General Josh Shapiro Wins Re-Election

Shapiro had garnered 3.3 million votes to his challenger's 3 million as of 2:45 p.m.

An election worker opens up a mail-in ballot before it is counted in the 2020 general election at the Dauphin County Administration Building, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
With More Than 760,000 Ballots to Go, Mail-Ins Already Changing Leads in Some Races

President Donald Trump's lead over Joe Biden has shrunk, and Attorney General Josh Shapiro and two Democratic US Reps. have taken the lead in their races.