Josh Shapiro

Aa pharmacist in San Francisco poses for photos holding a bottle of OxyContin.
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Mark Abrams
September 16, 2019 - 7:57 am
Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday, but Pennsylvania's Josh Shapiro is among 20 state attorneys general objecting to it.
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Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Tim Jimenez
September 12, 2019 - 7:20 am
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is suing the Sackler family, founders and owners of Purdue Pharma, the company that makes prescription painkiller OxyContin.
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A lethal injection facility
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Cherri Gregg
September 11, 2019 - 2:33 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday on the state's death penalty, debating that the statute violates the cruel and unusual punishment clause of the state constitution. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Cherri Gregg
September 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday on two cases dealing with the death penalty. Philadelphia's district attorney wants the court to strike down the policy. Read more here.
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AG Josh Shapiro meets with Uber, Lyft drivers.
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Kim Glovas
September 03, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Uber and Lyft drivers appealed to Shapiro to change rules for independent contractors.
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OxyContin
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AP News
August 28, 2019 - 12:54 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Purdue Pharma and the thousands of state and local governments suing the maker of OxyContin over the nation's deadly opioid crisis are negotiating a $10 billion to $12 billion settlement under which the Sackler family would give up ownership of the company, according to...
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Close up of woman's hands with smartphone and unknown incoming phone call on it, fraud or scam schemes
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Paul Kurtz
August 23, 2019 - 3:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new nationwide initiative to push back against robocalls. Attorneys general from all 50 states say they are teaming up with 12 major telecom companies to focus on robocall prevention and enforcement. Sarah Frasch, director of the Pennsylvania Attorney...
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Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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August 06, 2019 - 12:48 pm
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Investigations remain underway after 1,862 calls were made to a clergy abuse hotline in the 12 months since a landmark grand jury report exposed decades of child abuse within Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses, the state attorney general...
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August 05, 2019 - 1:04 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state report released Monday said bullying, self-harm and suicide were the most common concerns fielded during the first half-year of operation for a new threat reporting system that covers Pennsylvania schools. The 21-page report by the state attorney general's office said...
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Shanna Hobson and Patrick Clancy.
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Flashpoint
July 28, 2019 - 8:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the economics behind hospital closures. In 2018, 21 hospitals closed across the United States. In Philadelphia, the city is experiencing the pain of such...
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