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Pennsylvania officials declare ‘Code Red’ air quality alert due to Canada fires

Smoke from wildfires smothered the East Coast on Wednesday, with officials urging residents to limit time outside.

News & Politics

Polling memo shows ‘tight’ race for Bucks commissioners seats

A recent internal poll on the race shows single digits separating all four candidates.


7 things to watch for leading up to the general election

With primary elections over, City & State highlights the storylines to focus on across the state as Election Day gets closer.

News & Politics

Here’s how PA’s congressional delegation voted on the debt ceiling deal

The deal passed the U.S. House with a 314-117 vote this week.

PolicyShow All

Criminal Justice

Bills combating porch pirates and unknown AirTags advance out of Senate committee

The state Senate Judiciary Committee advanced three bills Tuesday morning.

Capitol Beat

Sex abuse victims call on state Senate to pass statute of limitations reforms

State Rep. Mark Rozzi and victims from the Amish and Mennonite communities recounted their abuse experiences outside the state Capitol Monday.


Experts: Pennsylvania missed identifying thousands of unserved internet areas

The Broadband Development Authority could cause the state to lose out on millions in federal funding by failing to identify broadband needs.


Cities face mounting financial pressures with fiscal cliff nearing

City officials are trying to prepare for two potentially devastating scenarios: a recession or the U.S. defaulting on its loans

PersonalityShow All

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

Who’s up and who’s down this week?

Interviews & Profiles

A Q&A with Chad Dion Lassiter

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Executive Director, who will be a panelist at City & State’s 3rd Annual Diversity Summit, talks about how DEI can impact individual companies and the economy at all levels.

Interviews & Profiles

A Q&A with Delaware County DEI Director Lauren Footman

We spoke with Delaware County’s first Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, who will be moderating at City & State’s 3rd Annual Diversity Summit


City & State wins 2 Keystone Media Awards

The awards recognize City & State’s political and government coverage in 2022.

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Power List

The 2023 Pride Power 100

The most influential figures in the state’s LGBTQ+ community

Power List

The Power of Diversity: AAPI 100

Meet the AAPI difference-makers in Pennsylvania

Power List

The 2023 Pennsylvania Power 100

Power List

The 2023 Construction Power 100

Meet the people building a better Pennsylvania.

OpinionShow All

General Assembly

Opinion: Skill games legislation ignores needs of older, vulnerable Pennsylvanians

AFSCME Council 13 Executive Director Dave Henderson calls on lawmakers to reject legislation that would tax and regulate skill games.

Capitol Beat

Opinion: Skill games present a golden opportunity for Pennsylvania

State Sen. Gene Yaw writes in support of regulating skills games at the state level.


It’s time to fund out-of-school time

Two lifelong educators explain the value – and urgency – of including the educational progeram in the state budget.

News & Politics

Opinion: The deadly serious consequences of illegal employee misclassification

Low wages and employee misclassification often go hand-in-hand with unsafe job sites where safety rules are sometimes ignored.

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