Economic Development

Policy

Improving economic development in PA continues to face hurdles

Everyone – Republicans, Democrats, the private sector – agrees it’s crucial to the stature’s short-term and long-term success. But there is precious little agreement on how to make it happen.

Policy

Policy

Future tense: The Shapiro administration tries to plan the state economy over the next decade

How the administration’s new economic development strategy can impact the state’s outlook depends on who’s doing the talking.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

A guide to Pennsylvania’s attorney general race

Democrat Eugene DePasquale and Republican David Sunday face off in the race for the state’s top legal office

Capitol Beat

Politics

National Democratic group spotlights its “must-win” PA races in 2024

The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee unveiled 19 candidates from across the state that the organization says will be key to building power in Harrisburg.

News & Politics

Politics

U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans being treated for minor stroke

The Philadelphia Democrat said he expects to return to Washington in six weeks

Philadelphia

Policy

Philadelphia City Council approves bill to ease streetery setup

Council passed legislation to streamline the streetery approval process and create ‘navigators’ to help businesses through red tape.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

VP Harris continues Biden campaign focus on courting union voters in Philadelphia visit

The vice president addressed the SEIU a day after it elected its first Black woman president

News & Politics

Politics

U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson stumps for GOP candidates in PA

Johnson traveled to Pennsylvania this week to boost Republican candidates, including U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, state Rep. Ryan Mackenzie and Rob Bresnahan.

News & Politics

Politics

Shapiro touts Pennsylvania as the ‘Great American Getaway’ ahead of 2026 events

The governor revealed a new state tourism brand a day before revealing programming for the America250 celebration in 2026

Decision 2024

Politics

A guide to Pennsylvania’s auditor general race

Republican Tim DeFoor and Democrat Malcolm Kenyatta face off in the race for the state’s top fiscal watchdog

News & Politics

Opinion

Opinion: The Department of Environmental Protection needs to be protected from underfunding and understaffing

The majority chair of the Pennsylvania House Environmental Resource and Energy Committee outlines the crisis in the making at this crucial state agency.

Philadelphia

Policy

Five for Friday: Cherelle Parker’s executive orders six months in

Parker has used executive orders early and often to push her campaign priorities

News & Politics

Opinion

Opinion: Congress must take action to ensure and expand voting rights

Philadelphia City Councilmember Nicolas O’Rourke writes that federal lawmakers hold the key to safeguarding voting rights.

Capitol Beat

Politics

Sen. Scott Martin talks PA budget, Senate GOP tax cut proposal

Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Scott Martin was this month’s PA Press Club speaker.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Five for Friday: General Assembly edition

We break down some measures approved by Harrisburg lawmakers

Law Enforcement

Policy

Mayor Cherelle Parker’s Kensington ‘resolution’ clears out tent encampment around open-air drug market

The dismantling of tent encampments Wednesday morning came on the final day of a 30-day outreach window in the struggling neighborhood