Politics

Labor

Shapiro picks up big endorsement from statewide firefighters union

The Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association said Shapiro will stand up for union rights

Dr. Mehmet Oz

Dr. Oz draws a contrast with John Fetterman as he pivots to the general election

To a large audience, Oz promised to support conservative policies in Washington.

Interviews & Profiles

Jim Kenney opens up about his proudest moments in office – and his biggest mistakes

In an exclusive interview, Philly’s mayor talks soda tax, gun violence, COVID-19 and his plans for the future.

Analysis

How Philly’s ward system works and doesn’t work – and what is being done to change it

City & State spoke with experts who offered a glimpse into this complex electoral process.

Capitol Beat

House GOP jumpstarts proceedings to impeach Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner

Republicans in Harrisburg say crime goes “unchecked” under the city’s progressive top prosecutor

Health Care

Ask the experts: Gender-affirming care explained

Transgender health care specialists discuss this practice and the threats facing the field and its vulnerable patients.

Budget

It’s budget season in Pennsylvania. Here are five things to watch for.

Lawmakers and Gov. Tom Wolf have until midnight on June 30 to pass the 2022-23 state budget

Campaigns & Elections

Recount confirms Dr. Oz’s victory in Pennsylvania’s GOP Senate primary

Mehmet Oz defeated Dave McCormick by less than 1,000 votes

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Campaigns & Elections

Proposed Constitutional amendment aims to give states more power over campaign spending

State Rep. Meghan Schroeder is leading a push to limit the influence of dark money

John Fetterman

Here’s what we know about John Fetterman’s health

Fetterman said he ‘almost died’ as a result of ignoring health concerns

Campaigns & Elections

Bob Casey weighs in on state’s U.S. Senate race, criticizes GOP

Casey said Democratic nominee John Fetterman understands ‘real people'

Campaigns & Elections

Dave McCormick asks for hand recount in 12 counties after still unsettled GOP Senate primary

McCormick’s campaign says a recount will provide clarity over gaps between state and county totals

Tom Wolf

Man with a ban: How Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto tally is defining his legacy

With the exception of a flurry of COVID-related vetoes in 2020, Wolf’s use of this executive power has been remarkably consistent.

Campaigns & Elections

Leigh Chapman says GOP Senate primary ‘likely headed toward a recount’

Chapman is required by state law to order the recount by Thursday

Campaigns & Elections

The latest congressional vote counts in the commonwealth

Candidates faced off in pivotal primary races across the state on Tuesday