News: Press Releases

October 27, 2021

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Urges the U.S Supreme Court to Halt Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Ban

HARRISBURG–Attorney General Josh Shapiro today, along with 24 attorneys general, urged the United States Supreme Court to stop Texas’ unconstitutional six-week abortion ban, Senate Bill 8 (S.B. 8), by vacating the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals’ stay of a District Court order blocking the ban from going into effect.

OAG Responds to GOP Opposition Letter Regarding The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

October 22, 2021

HARRISBURG – Today, the Office of Attorney General responded to the letter in opposition to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative sent by Republican leaders from the state legislature. The letter can be found here.

AG Shapiro Requests Court Strike Down Subpoenas for Private Voter Information

October 14, 2021

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a motion today asking the Commonwealth Court to order that a subpoena issued by State Senators Cris Dush and Jake Corman is illegal. The Senators’ subpoena demands access to personal information of nine million Pennsylvanians, which the Senators then plan to turn over to an unidentified third party.

AG Shapiro Charges Two For “Distraction” Burglaries Against Pennsylvania Seniors

October 8, 2021

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the arrests and criminal charges by the Office of Attorney General and 46th Statewide Investigating Grand Jury against two Florida men in connection with at least seven distraction-style burglaries throughout Pennsylvania.