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Statements

April 6, 2020

Statement by PA Attorney General On Bias And Hate Crimes During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

HARRISBURG― Attorney General Josh Shapiro is releasing the following statement regarding bias and hate crimes during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

AG Shapiro Comments on Sandusky Re-Sentencing

November 22, 2019

Attorney General Josh Shapiro is issuing the statement bellowing following the re-sentencing of Jerry Sandusky to 30-60 years in ¬¬¬¬¬state prison.

AG Shapiro Statement on PA Senate Passage of Grand Jury Reforms

November 21, 2019

Attorney General Josh Shapiro is releasing the statement below following the Pennsylvania Senate’s passage of the four reforms recommended by the Grand Jury Report on clergy abuse released by his office in August 2018.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Files Lawsuit against Sackler Family

September 12, 2019

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a lawsuit against the founders and owners of Purdue Pharma, the creator of the prescription painkiller OxyContin. Attorney General Shapiro filed a separate lawsuit against Purdue Pharma in May 2019, accusing the company of a multi-faceted, illegal effort to market OxyContin in Pennsylvania.