Shapiro takes over as Pa. governor, pledges protections for freedom, opportunity

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Pennsylvania's 48th governor, Gov. Josh Shapiro, takes the oath of office Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol's East Wing in Harrisburg. Chief Justice Debra Todd of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, right, administered the oath. Shapiro's wife, First Lady Lori Shapiro, holds a stack of bible while the couple's four children huddle around to observe.