Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

State cabinet secretaries explained: How are they appointed, and what does the process look like?

BY: - December 30, 2022

There are currently 22 appointed cabinet secretaries and officials, 16 of whom hold the title “secretary or acting secretary,” under Gov. Tom Wolf. The other six are a combination of generals and commissioners.

Shapiro’s top aides have close ties to the governor-elect

BY: - December 29, 2022

Shapiro has a track record of keeping trusted aides at his side, and four appointees to the governor's office are no exception.