Statements

September 6, 2018

Attorney General Shapiro Issues Statement as New York, New Jersey Join Other States in Investigating Sexual Abuse of Children in Catholic Church

HARRISBURG — Following today’s announcement of investigations in New York and New Jersey into sexual abuse of children within the Catholic Church, coupled with previous announcements of investigations in Missouri, Illinois and other jurisdictions, Attorney General Josh Shapiro has issued the following statement:

Attorney General Shapiro’s Statement in Response to the Letter from Pope Francis Regarding Child Sex Abuse in the Church

August 20, 2018

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today issued the following statement in response to the letter from Pope Francis to Catholics around the world, addressing sex abuse in the Church everywhere, and which also focused on the grand jury’s report on child sex abuse in six Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania.

Statement of Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Department of Education’s and Secretary DeVos’ Proposed Repeal of the Gainful Employment Rule

August 10, 2018

HARRISBURG — “The Department of Education’s move today to obliterate the Gainful Employment Rule is another move by Secretary Devos to prioritize deceptive for-profit colleges over students working to earn an education,” Attorney General Josh Shapiro said.

Statement From Attorney General Josh Shapiro, National Coalition Announcing Intent To Sue Over EPA Rollback Of Clean Car Rule

August 2, 2018

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Josh Shapiro joined a coalition of 19 states and the District of Columbia in releasing the following joint statement announcing an intention to challenge the Trump Administration’s illegal and environmentally-destructive plan to roll back federal limits on tailpipe pollution from cars and trucks. The coalition includes every state attorney general from jurisdictions that have adopted California’s more stringent standards to reduce vehicle emissions, improve miles-per-gallon, and save drivers money on gas.