Expanded “Clean Slate” Bill Moves Forward in State Senate to Provide Second Chances for More Pennsylvanians

HARRISBURG – Legislation championed by Lt. Gov. Austin Davis to streamline the process for pardoned Pennsylvanians to clear their criminal records and realize a fresh start advanced through the Senate Judiciary Committee with bipartisan support today. “No matter what you look like, where you live or what political party you represent, most of us believe that […]

ICYMI: Lt. Gov. Austin Davis, Second Lady Blayre Holmes Davis Highlight New State Investment in Maternal Health

PITTSBURGH – Lt. Gov. Austin Davis and Second Lady Blayre Holmes Davis joined KDKA’s “Talk Pittsburgh” program on Tuesday to discuss becoming first-time parents and highlight new investments in the state budget to improve maternal health — and particularly Black maternal health in the Commonwealth. Last year, Pennsylvania’s Maternal Mortality Review Committee released a report […]

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis, DCED Secretary Rick Siger Highlight New Investments in State Budget for Historically Disadvantaged Businesses

STEELTON – Today Lt. Gov. Austin Davis and Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Rick Siger highlighted new state funding in the recently signed budget to support the Historically Disadvantaged Business Program. The lieutenant governor visited Candle Kreationz, a woman-owned business in Steelton that opened earlier this year, to highlight these historic state investments. “Small businesses, […]

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis Convenes Pennsylvania Emergency Management Council Meeting

HARRISBURG – In his role as Chair of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Council, Lt. Gov. Austin Davis today convened the council for its first regularly scheduled meeting of the Shapiro-Davis Administration. “One of the most important functions of state government is responding quickly and effectively to public emergencies and disasters, and emergency response is a high […]