Statements

December 4, 2018

Statement by Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Police-Involved Shooting Case in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – Attorney General Josh Shapiro today issued a statement following the conclusion of his Office’s investigation into the August shooting death of Jeffrey Dennis during a Philadelphia police operation in the city’s Tacony neighborhood. The Office of Attorney General received the case from the Philadelphia District Attorney following a conflict referral.

Statement by Attorney General Josh Shapiro on PA Supreme Court Ruling on Clergy Abuse Grand Jury Report

December 3, 2018

HARRISBURG — “I have consistently fought for the release of the entire, unredacted Grand Jury report into widespread sexual abuse and cover up within the Pennsylvania Catholic Church,” Attorney General Shapiro said. “Today’s Order allows predator priests to remain in the shadows and permits the Church to continue concealing their identities.”

Statement of Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Federal Audit of Navient Student Loan Practices

November 20, 2018

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Josh Shapiro issued a statement in response to an article noting that the United States Department of Education had found deficiencies in Navient’s handling of student loan inquiries:

Statement of Attorney General Josh Shapiro on New Trump Administration Department of Education Proposal on Title IX and Campus Sexual Assault

November 16, 2018

HARRISBURG – “Over the past several months, I have joined with campus safety advocates to express serious concerns about Secretary DeVos and the Department of Education’s plans to protect students on campus. While today’s proposal incorporates a few of the positive changes we fought for, the rules released today remain fundamentally flawed and are a step backward.”