Harrisburg, PA – Bill Johnston-Walsh, state president of AARP Pennsylvania, today issued the following statement as Josh Shapiro was sworn in as the 48th Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
“On behalf of our 1.8 million members, along with our volunteers and staff, AARP Pennsylvania congratulates Governor Josh Shapiro and Lieutenant-Governor Austin Davis as they are sworn in today,” Johnston-Walsh said. “We applaud their commitment to public service and the message of inclusivity that’s been the crux of the Shapiro-Davis Transition Team, which aligns with AARP’s mission to lead positive social change and to find ways to improve the lives of Pennsylvania’s 50 and older population.
“Recognizing that every Pennsylvanian deserves access to quality, affordable health care and home and community based-services when needed, we look forward to working with the Shapiro Administration and the General Assembly to promote policies that guarantee residents throughout the Commonwealth can live and age healthy and well with the dignity and respect they deserve.”
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