Government

Governor Kicks Off Process of Developing First Statewide Economic Development Strategy

Governor Josh Shapiro, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Rick Siger, and Ben Kirshner, Chief Transformation Officer, Office of Transformation and Opportunity, took the...

PA Gaming Control Board Reports 7.5% Revenue Increase in August

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) reported today that the combined total revenue generated from all forms of gaming, along with fantasy contests, during...

PA Gaming Control Board Levies $45,000 Fine on Video Gaming Terminal...

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved a consent agreement presented by the Board’s Office of Enforcement Counsel during its public meeting regarding a violation...

Governor Signs Executive Order on Commonwealth Use of Artificial Intelligence

Governor Josh Shapiro signed an Executive Order to establish standards and a governance framework for generative artificial intelligence (AI) use by Commonwealth agencies, outline the values...

Former PA First Lady Ellen Casey Dies at the Age of 91

The former first lady of Pennsylvania has died.  Ellen Casey, the widow of Gov. Robert Casey and mother of U.S. Senator Bob Casey, passed...

Governor’s Advisory Commission on African American Affairs Swears In New Members

The Governor’s Advisory Commission on African American Affairs hosted a swearing-in ceremony for 23 new members. The Commission’s purpose is to gather information regarding...

Pennsylvania Collected $2.9 Billion in Revenue in July

Pennsylvania collected $2.9 billion in General Fund revenue in July, the first month of the 2023-24 fiscal year, Secretary of Revenue Pat Browne reported. Sales tax...

Pennsylvania House Lawmakers Approve $45 Billion Spending Plan

Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro backed off his insistence on money for a new private-school funding program, giving the Democratic-controlled House the opening to approve...

Pennsylvania Announces Commonwealth Chief Diversity Officer

Governor Josh Shapiro and Secretary of Administration Neil Weaver announced the appointment of Norman Bristol Colón as the Commonwealth Chief Diversity Officer to lead diversity, equity, and inclusion...

Pennsylvania Surpasses 500,000 Entries in Contracts e-Library

Treasurer Stacy Garrity announced that Treasury’s Contracts e-Library has surpassed 500,000 entries. Items available on the Contracts e-Library include state government contracts, purchase orders and...