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Flood Insurance Premium Assistance Task Force Finalizes Report on Flood Insurance Access and Affordability in Pennsylvania

07/01/2024
Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner just released a final report on flood insurance in the commonwealth.

Shapiro Administration Reminds Residents about Low-interest Loans Available after April 2024 Flooding in Southwest Pennsylvania

06/21/2024
Deadline Nears to Apply for SBA Low-Interest Loans Following Flooding in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties

Shapiro Administration Announces Low-interest Loans Available for April 2024 Flood Survivors in Southwest Pennsylvania

05/02/2024
Governor Josh Shapiro Secures Federal Support Following Flooding in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties.

Shapiro Administration Recovery Assistance Center Opens Today for Pennsylvanians Impacted by Northeast Pennsylvania Flood

04/10/2024
September 2023 Flood Survivors Have Until April 24, 2024, to Apply for Low-interest Loans in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties

Shapiro Administration to Host Recovery Assistance Center for Pennsylvanians Impacted by Northeast Pennsylvania Flood

04/08/2024
September 2023 Flood Survivors Have Until April 24, 2024, to Apply for Low-interest Loans in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties<br>&nbsp;<br>

Shapiro Administration Secures Deadline Extension for Northeast Pennsylvania Flood Survivors to Apply for Low-interest Loans

03/27/2024
Thanks to the Shapiro Administration’s Action, September 2023 Flood Survivors Now Have Until April 24, 2024, to Apply for Low-interest Loans in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties

Shapiro Administration Reminds Northeast Pennsylvania Flood Survivors of Monday Deadline to Apply for Low-interest Loans

03/22/2024
Governor Josh Shapiro Encourages September 2023 Flood Survivors to Apply for Low-interest Loans in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties

Shapiro Administration Shares Resources for Visitors, Motorists Ahead of April 8 Solar Eclipse

03/15/2024
New traveler information page established to help visitors planning trips to northwest PA for unique viewing opportunity.

Shapiro Administration Announces Low-interest Loans Available for September 2023 Flood Survivors in Northeast Pennsylvania

01/26/2024
Governor Josh Shapiro Secures Federal Support Following Flooding in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties

Shapiro Administration Reminds Motorists to Exercise Caution in Coming Weather Event

01/08/2024
Snow, rain, and high winds expected; vehicle restrictions planned during storm<br>&nbsp;<br>

Shapiro Administration Secures Future Funding of 911 Services

12/18/2023
Resources for County 911 Centers Will Help to Keep Pennsylvania Communities Safe&nbsp;

Shapiro Administration Encourages Businesses to Be Prepared for Winter Weather and Highlights Tools Available to Private Sector

12/15/2023
Shapiro administration reminds businesses to be prepared for winter weather.

Governor Shapiro Hosts Ceremonial Bill Signing for HB 735 with Insurance Commissioner Humphreys, Bipartisan Legislative Leaders at the Yardley Inn in Bucks County

12/04/2023
HB 735 establishes a task force that will study flood insurance issues and make recommendations to help improve affordability and expand access to flood insurance coverage for Pennsylvania communities.&nbsp;

Shapiro Administration Promotes Holiday Travel Safety

11/13/2023
Operation Safe Holiday kick off today with the “Click it or Ticket” Thanksgiving Enforcement Mobilization, aiming to keep Pennsylvania’s youngest travelers safe on the road

PEMA Staff Recognized with Governor’s Award for Excellence

10/26/2023
PEMA employees awarded with the Govenor&#39;s Award for Excellence

Shapiro Administration Secures U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Declaration for Businesses and Homeowners Impacted by Flooding in Northampton County

10/06/2023
Declaration gives affected small businesses and homeowners in Northampton County and surrounding counties access to low-interest loans; SBA will also be hosting in-person loan application assistance

Shapiro Administration Reminds Motorists about the Dangers of Flooding, Urges Them to Never Drive through Flooded Roadways

09/25/2023
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) urge motorists to never drive through flooded roadways.

Shapiro Administration Underscores Importance of Preparedness for Older Pennsylvanians During National Preparedness Month

09/12/2023
September is National Preparedness Month, and we encourage citizens to think about preparedness for older adults.

Shapiro Administration Works with Local Communities to Secure Millions in Federal Funding for Vital Hazard Mitigation Projects

08/31/2023
PEMA, DCED, City of Philly Worked Together to Secure More Than $100 Million to Prevent Future Flooding

Pennsylvania Task Force 1 Team Members Deploy to Hawaii to Support Federal Search and Rescue Efforts

08/11/2023
Two members of PA Task Force 1 will deploy today to Maui, Hawaii, as part of a 28 member Federal Emergency Management Agency Urban Search and Rescue Incident Support Team.&nbsp;&nbsp;

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

08/09/2023
Lt. Gov. Austin Davis today convened the council for its first regularly scheduled meeting of the Shapiro-Davis Administration.

Shapiro Administration Sending Disaster Support Personnel to Vermont to Assist in Recovery Efforts

07/31/2023
Shapiro Administration to send disaster support to Vermont

Shapiro Administration Provides Heat Safety Guidance with High Temperatures Forecast Across Pennsylvania

07/25/2023
Shapiro Administration warns of high heat and provides guidance

Shapiro Administration Continues to Support Pennsylvania Communities and Recovery Efforts After Recent Flooding

07/18/2023
The Shapiro Administration continues to support communities across Pennsylvania after devastating flooding hit in eastern Pennsylvania.

Shapiro Administration Announces Low-interest Loans Available after Fire Destroys Shopping Center in Monroe County

07/14/2023
Governor Josh Shapiro Secures Support for Small Businesses from Federal Government Following Fountain Court Shopping Center Fire.
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