Lt. Gov. Austin Davis, Commonwealth Victim Advocate and Victim Services Coalitions Highlight Importance of Victims Compensation Assistance Program

The Shapiro-Davis Administration has proposed a $5 million investment in VCAP in the 2024-25 budget to support this vital program, which is running low on funding to support victims. VCAP is a financial lifeline for crime victims – reimbursing them for counseling, loss of earnings, funeral expenses, and more. HARRISBURG — Lt. Gov. Austin Davis […]

Shapiro Administration and U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland Announce $244 Million for Abandoned Mine Land Cleanup in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has the largest inventory of abandoned coal mines in the nation – and already, the Commonwealth has rehabilitated 91,000 acres of abandoned mine lands. Federal funding will go towards rehabilitating abandoned mines, protecting homes and businesses, and safeguarding the health and safety of our communities. BOVARD – Today, Lt. Gov. Austin Davis joined U.S. Department […]

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis and State Sen. Lynda Schlegel Culver Promote Investments in Afterschool Programs

Gov. Josh Shapiro’s 2024-25 budget proposes $11.5 million investment to create a statewide Building Opportunity through Out of School Time (BOOST) program to support kids and reduce violence MILTON – Lt. Gov. Austin Davis joined state Sen. Lynda Schlegel Culver at the Milton YMCA today to highlight their afterschool programming and call for new state […]