Taking Action

The Attorney General Taking Action section demonstrates the continuing effort led by General Josh Shapiro to making Pennsylvania a better place to live.

December 15, 2018

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Issues Guidance on Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act

HARRISBURG — In the wake of Friday’s decision by a federal court judge in Texas on the Affordable Care Act, the Office of Attorney General Josh Shapiro is offering guidance on what the ruling holds, what the impact is for Pennsylvanians, and what may happen next in this important case.

Statement from Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Texas Judge’s Decision on the Affordable Care Act

December 14, 2018

“Tonight, in an unprecedented act of judicial activism, a federal judge in Texas wrongly struck down the entire Affordable Care Act,”

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Files Amended Lawsuit, Continues Fight to Protect Contraceptive Rights of Women

December 14, 2018

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced today that his office filed an amended lawsuit against President Donald Trump and the Trump Administration challenging the federal government’s final religious and moral exemption rules limiting mandated contraceptive care. Attorney General Shapiro also announced that New Jersey and its Attorney General Gurbir Grewal joined Pennsylvania in filing the amended lawsuit. The government’s final rules are set to take effect in January 2019.

Attorney General Shapiro Files Suit Against Western PA Father and Son Plumbers for Defrauding Pennsylvania Consumers

December 13, 2018

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that the Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection has filed a lawsuit and is seeking a preliminary injunction against Howard Stahl, of Pearl Plumbing, Inc. f/d/b/a Roto-Rooter, and his son, Nolan Stahl, and his current business: Stahl Brothers Plumbing, Inc. d/b/a Rooter Man for allegedly defrauding Pennsylvania consumers in the course of recommending the unnecessary replacement of sewer pipes.