News & Politics

Politics

Mudslinging taints Allegheny County Council race

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

News & Politics

Opinion

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.

Satire/Odd News

Personality

What’s in and out this year

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

Elections

Policy

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.

News & Politics

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.

Congress

Policy

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.

Satire/Odd News

Personality

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.

Labor

Policy

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.

News & Politics

Politics

Shapiro, citing the importance of public safety, stops by PEMA headquarters for first state agency visit

Randy Padfield, who has served as director of the agency since 2019, will remain in his post.

Publisher's Note

Opinion

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.

News & Politics

Politics

As his first order of business, Shapiro undos college degree requirement for state jobs

The executive order – affecting 65,000 state jobs – came on the new governor’s first full day in office.

News & Politics

Politics

Josh Shapiro is sworn in as Pennsylvania’s 48th governor

Shapiro promised to be ‘a governor for all Pennsylvanians.’

Politics

Executive Decisions: A Q&A with Josh Shapiro

The new governor plans to hit the ground running on Day One. He explains how in this exclusive interview.

Power List

Power Lists

The 2023 Pennsylvania Government Relations Power 100

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

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Court rules State House special elections will be held on Feb. 7

Voters in western Pennsylvania will head to the polls next month to select legislators for three vacant districts.

News & Politics

Politics

Ortitay, Cephas, Gaydos, named to Mark Rozzi’s new bipartisan work group

Three Democrats and three Republicans have been picked to fix the gridlock in the state House.

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