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News & Politics

A Q&A with Allegheny County’s Rich Fitzgerald

The term-limited county executive goes over his last 12 years in office – and what’s next for him.

News & Politics

Mudslinging taints Allegheny County Council race

Bethany Hallam and Joanna Doven have been trading barbs on social media.

News & Politics

Mark Rozzi eyes Pittsburgh for first stop of statewide listening tour

The House Speaker announced a tour last week to hear from residents on gridlock in Harrisburg.


How Mark Rozzi has shaken up Harrisburg’s halls of power: A City & State analysis

We take a look back at one of the most head-spinning weeks in recent memory.

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Bipartisan state panel issues new report aiming to clarify mail-in ballot rules

Report recommendations include making secrecy envelopes optional and giving counties the authority to regulate drop boxes.


Mayors fret over the possibility of ARPA fund clawbacks

Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti said the city is using ARPA money to help certain businesses raise workers’ pay.


Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate drops to 3.9% in December

The state unemployment rate is at its lowest level ever recorded, dating back to 1976.


SEPTA signs agreement to make it easier for minority-owned businesses to work with the transit system

Philly and Chicago have signed an agreement that would allow small and minority-owned businesses to work for both agencies under one certification.

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Satire/Odd News

What’s in and out this year

Here’s what’s politically hot – and not – in 2023.

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

Who’s up and who’s down this week?

Satire/Odd News

2023 & Me: Fake ‘family’ connections we wish were the real deal

We shook the state’s political family tree and came up with some fanciful findings.

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

Who’s up and who’s down this week?

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Say hello to City & State PA’s 2023 Advisory Board

This 16-person panel helps us select our power lists.

Power List

The 2023 Pittsburgh Power 100

Meet the people strengthening the Steel City in politics, business, nonprofits and more.

Power List

The 2023 Pennsylvania Government Relations Power 100

Meet the professionals who help organizations and policymakers talk to – and work with – each other.

Power List

The 2022 Impact 50

Meet the Pennsylvanians who are making the world a better place.

OpinionShow All

News & Politics

Passing voter ID can help restore trust in elections

An argument for why lawmakers owe it to their constituents to put the voter ID amendment on the ballot.

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Publisher’s Note: City & State events are your ticket to political influence

Stay politically agile by participating in our networking receptions, award ceremonies and policy summits.

From the Editor

Editor’s Note: It’s not too late for Mark Rozzi to keep his promises to the people

With the start of a new year, the powerful in Pennsylvania still have a chance to change.

News & Politics

Philadelphia mayoral candidates: Listen to the city’s Muslim community

It’s a solid voting bloc capable of wielding great influence this election cycle.

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