Josh Shapiro

Tow away zone
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Justin Udo
February 17, 2020 - 1:34 pm
One of the city's largest tow truck companies is in hot water again for illegal practices that cost drivers thousands of dollars. Now Attorney General Josh Shapiro says he wants to shut the company down. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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AP News
February 12, 2020 - 12:44 pm
A Pennsylvania court this week will consider a legal challenge by three transgender women to a two-decade-old state law that prohibits people who have committed serious felonies from ever changing their names. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro announces the state is suing Juul at Radnor High School.
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Justin Udo
February 10, 2020 - 4:54 pm
The Pennsylvania attorney general's office sued electronic cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs Inc. on Monday over how its products are marketed and sold to teenagers. Read more here.
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Josh Shapiro at Cheltenham High
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Jim Melwert
February 05, 2020 - 2:28 pm
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro sat down with a group of Cheltenham High School student equity ambassadors to talk about everything from mental health issues and school funding to gun violence and for-profit prisons. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro at a Stand Against Hate rally at Independence Mall on March 2, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Andrew Kramer
January 29, 2020 - 8:05 pm
As bad as the refinery explosion in South Philadelphia was, Pennsylvania's attorney general says it would have been "catastrophic" without certain chemical safety regulations. He's filing a lawsuit to keep federal authorities from doing away with those rules, and Philadelphia is joining in. Read...
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New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announces a new partnership with Pennsylvania that's aimed at getting illegally trafficked guns off the street
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Justin Udo
January 27, 2020 - 5:06 pm
Pennsylvania and New Jersey officials have a new partnership aimed at getting illegally trafficked guns off the street. They say their joint efforts already helped take down a gun trafficking ring, and where one of the guns was allegedly used to kill a Philadelphia toddler last year. Read more here.
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Movita Johnson-Harrell
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Kristen Johanson
January 23, 2020 - 10:42 am
Former State Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell has pleaded guilty to theft and perjury charges in a negotiated plea deal that gives her three months in jail and eight-and-a-half months under house arrest. Read more here.
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Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell
AP News
December 16, 2019 - 5:33 pm
Voters in a West Philadelphia district in the state House of Representatives will replace Movita Johnson-Harrell, a lawmaker accused of stealing from a charity during a special election, early next year. Read more here.
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“Ghost gun” parts
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Tony Romeo
December 16, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has issued a legal opinion that determines law enforcement can now treat “ghost guns” the same as those that are purchased fully assembled. Read more here.
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Temple University
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AP News
December 13, 2019 - 11:47 am
Pennsylvania's top prosecutor has settled with Temple University regarding years of falsified data submitted to U.S. News & World Report. Read more here.
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