Josh Shapiro

The number of drug overdoses in Pennsylvania has skyrocketed since the beginning of the pandemic.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro made his long-awaited campaign for governor official in Pittsburgh Wednesday morning, solidifying his status as the Democrats’ almost-certain nominee in a state where the party has little margin for error.

Last summer a statewide grand jury found state regulators failed to protect the public from the health effects of fracking. Democratic state senators are now pushing to turn the report’s recommendations into law.

A Centre County construction company is facing legal trouble for allegedly shorting its workers out of $15 million in retirement pay and health benefit payouts.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro says his office is exploring sanctions against Pennsylvania-based lawyers who filed cases challenging the state’s vote count.


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