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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.

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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.

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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

Five for Friday: General Assembly edition

We break down some measures approved by Harrisburg lawmakers

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Five for Friday: Monitoring the fallout from Pennsylvania's campus protests

From protests at Penn to congressional action on antisemitism, we look at the top takeaways from a week of pro-Palestinian protests in the commonwealth.

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Just another roll of the dice: PA kicks off election audit the hard way

Department of State officials kicked off a risk-limiting audit of the April 23 primary election on Thursday.

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PA House narrowly approves 7-day pre-canvassing bill

After a spirited debate, House lawmakers advanced a bill that would give election administrators more time to pre-canvass mail ballots.

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Khalid Mumin talks education funding, PASS scholarships at press club speech

Pennsylvania’s secretary of education was a featured speaker at Monday’s Pennsylvania Press Club lunch.

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Five for Friday: A way-too-early general election preview, part one

From the state’s top auditor to the U.S. presidency, we take a look at five statewide races worth watching this fall.

Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts: Exploring the impacts of a cap-and-trade program

Advocates weigh in on Shapiro’s energy plans and how they could impact Pennsylvania

Campaigns & Elections

Capitol changes: Legislative races that could shift power in Harrisburg

City & State recaps key state House primaries

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Malcolm Kenyatta wins Democratic primary for auditor general

The Philadelphia state Rep. is the first openly LGBTQ candidate nominated for a state row office

Campaigns & Elections

Five for Friday: What to watch for in Tuesday’s primary election

Several local and statewide races could indicate where voters are heading ahead of November

Campaigns & Elections

Inside the vault: Democrats share their vision for the Pennsylvania Treasury

Democrats Ryan Bizzarro and Erin McClelland are vying for the Democratic nomination in 2024.


‘We can move the needle’: Leaders converge in Harrisburg for 2024 PA Energy Summit

Lawmakers, labor leaders and energy industry stakeholders met for the half-day conference.


$204 million in federal broadband funding is on its way to Pennsylvania

The Broadband Development Authority announced Thursday the American Rescue Plan dollars will fund 53 broadband projects in 42 counties