News: Press Releases

May 17, 2022

AG Shapiro Calls for Federal Action to Protect Public Construction Workers

HARRISBURG–Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Secretary of Labor & Industry Jennifer Berrier filed comments today in support of the United States Department of Labor’s (“USDOL”) proposed updated regulations to the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (“DBRA”).

AG Shapiro Files Brief In Support Of Fair Funding In Pennsylvania Schools

May 17, 2022

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed an amicus brief in support of a watershed lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania’s public school funding system for failing to provide all children with a high-quality education that prepares them for career and civic life.

AG Shapiro Files Motion to Stop Headstone Company as Case Against Them Continues

May 13, 2022

HARRISBURG—Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that the Office of Attorney General has filed a motion in court to prevent 1843 LLC, Gregory J. Stefan Sr., Gregory J. Stefan Jr., and Gerard Stefan from doing business related to headstones and memorials until their pending case is resolved. Stefan Sr. was initially sued by the Office in 2015 as the sole operator of Lifestone by Stefan, LLC and Stefan Memorials, Inc. Stefan Sr. and his sons later moved their family business to a new company, 1843 LLC. In 2021, the Office filed suit again, this time against Stefan Sr. and his two sons.

Elk County Joins AG Shapiro’s Treatment Initiative

May 11, 2022

RIDGWAY—Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that Elk County has joined the Law Enforcement Treatment Initiative (LETI), a program launched by Attorney General Shapiro in collaboration with law enforcement that provides assistance to Pennsylvanians suffering from substance use disorders in enrolling in a treatment program. Fifteen counties across the Commonwealth have previously joined the LETI program.