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Governor’s campaign slogans won’t fix Pa.

Originally published at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Though elected in 2022, Gov. Josh Shapiro remains stuck in campaign mode, offering one empty platitude after another while avoiding the hard work Pennsylvanians elected him to do.

Despite his incessant mantra of “getting stuff done,” Shapiro has done the opposite. His first year ranks him as the least productive governor in recent Pennsylvania history, with few accomplishments during his tenure.

Case in point: the 2023-24 budget debacle. Shapiro undid months of good-faith negotiations by jettisoning one of his top campaign promises: Lifeline Scholarships, which he renamed the Pennsylvania Award for Student Success (PASS). Shapiro did nothing to bring lawmakers to the negotiating table.

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