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 names longtime aide Dana Fritz as chief of staff

BY: - December 1, 2022

Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro has tapped a former aide in the attorney general's office and gubernatorial campaign manager to lead his staff.

Rendell fundraiser, Casey campaign manager among leaders of Shapiro’s inaugural committee

BY: - November 30, 2022

A prominent Democratic fundraiser, a former campaign manager for U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, and a Philadelphia securities lawyer are among the co-chairs of Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro’s inaugural committee. The group will lead the planning and fundraising efforts for the inauguration of Shapiro and Lt. Gov.-elect Austin Davis on Jan. 17.  “This inauguration will be a […]