Stories tagged: "Josh Shapiro"


The Navient Corporation logo is seen displayed on a smartphone and in the background. (SOPA Images/LightRocket Photo Illustration via Getty Images/Pavlo Gonchar)
Navient to Cancel $67 Million in Pennsylvanians’ Student Debt

The student loan collecting company will also have to advise borrowers of their options and explain repayment plans to them as part of a settlement with 39 state attorneys general.

Chester County, Pa., election workers check mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 General Election in the United States at West Chester University, Nov. 3, 2020, in West Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Court Won’t Block Entire Election ‘Investigation’ Subpoena

A officials and Democratic lawmakers did not persuade judges that the subpoena issued by a GOP-controlled Senate committee had no legitimate legislative purpose.

Pennsylvania's Democratic attorney general Josh Shapiro speaks to a crowd with the city behind him during his campaign launch address for Pennsylvania governor, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Who Will be the Next Governor of Pennsylvania? Meet the Candidates.

With current Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf unable to run due to term limits, the governor seat is up for grabs. As the last line of defense against policies that are detrimental to Pennsylvanians, the 2022 governor race is extremely important and affects every resident of the state.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference regarding ghost guns, Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, in Ewing, N.J. His salary will rise to $177,000. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
State Officials, Lawmakers, and Judges Get Big 2022 Pay Raise

Gov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Josh Shapiro are among those getting a bump in salary.

Pennsylvania's Democratic attorney general Josh Shapiro speaks to a crowd with the fountain at Point State Park behind him during his campaign launch address for Pennsylvania governor, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Shapiro Declares Candidacy for Governor, Blasts Republicans

In a campaign kickoff speech in Pittsburgh, Shapiro said Republican candidates are "peddling the Big Lie" that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Trump and are "doing real damage to our democracy."

FILE— In this July 28, 2021 file photo Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, center, and President Joe Biden talk with people at the Lehigh Valley operations facility for Mack Trucks in Macungie, Pa. The high-profile attorney general will formally announce his candidacy for governor of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, entering the 2022 race. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Shapiro Gets Set to Jump Into ’22 Governor’s Race

The worst-kept secret in Pennsylvania is almost out of the bag. Josh Shapiro will formally announce his candidacy for governor on Wednesday.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro, speaking in front of Gov. Tom Wolf in 2019. (Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Shapiro Sues to Block GOP Election Subpoena

The lawsuit from state Attorney General Josh Shapiro seeks to block the subpoena on the grounds that it serves no legitimate legislative purpose and stems from Trump's efforts to undermine trust in the results of the 2020 presidential election.