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 […]

ICYMI: “Every Penny Helps” – Local Law Enforcement Recruitment Efforts Bolstered by Shapiro-Davis Administration

Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency Has Awarded $2M+ To Help Fill More Than 400 Vacant Law Enforcement Positions Across Pennsylvania HARRISBURG – The Shapiro-Davis Administration is delivering on its commitment to build safer communities by supporting efforts of local law enforcement to recruit more officers and fill hundreds of vacant positions, providing more than […]

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis Joins Gun Safety Advocates, Family Members of Gun Violence Victims to Call for Investment in State Office of Gun Violence Prevention

Gov. Josh Shapiro’s proposed 2024-25 budget will invest $100 million to address and prevent gun violence in Pennsylvania communities HARRISBURG – Lt. Gov. Austin Davis joined gun safety advocates and family members of gun violence victims at a Capitol news conference today to call for an investment in the state Office of Gun Violence Prevention, […]