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Business

Fetterman introduces bill to allow striking workers to collect SNAP benefits

The bill comes amid ongoing strikes from the locomotive industry to entertainment

Interviews & Profiles

A Q&A with former congressman Charlie Dent

The former congressman spoke on the state of the Republican Party and what could happen in 2024

News & Politics

A Q&A with Chris Deluzio, one of Pennsylvania’s newest members of Congress

The Democrat talks with City & State about his first few months in office, the looming debt limit debate and labor relations in Pittsburgh.

News & Politics

Q&A with U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick

The Republican congressman talked about bipartisanship, spy balloons and how to reform Washington.

News & Politics

Fetterman checks into hospital for help with clinical depression

The U.S. Senator has experienced depression off and on throughout his life, it only became severe in recent weeks, his office said.

Congress

PA lawmakers take to Twitter after Biden’s SOTU

Here are the best reactions from Tuesday night’s speech.

News & Politics

See who Pennsylvania's congressional delegates invited to the State of the Union speech

Several Pennsylvanians will be in Washington for President Joe Biden’s third address to a joint session of Congress.

Congress

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.

Congress

How Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation voted for a new House speaker

It was mostly Hakeem Jeffries vs. Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday from Pennsylvania’s members of Congress.

Capitol Beat

7 stories you might have missed this year

We look back at some of City & State’s favorite stories from 2022.

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Congress

Congress rolls out $1.7 trillion spending deal in race to Friday deadline

House Republicans, including U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, want Senate Republicans to block the spending bill.

News & Politics

Scott Perry among four officials referred to House Ethics committee for potential criminal prosecution

The central PA congressman was among the chief actors in the Jan. 6 committee’s investigation into efforts to overturn the 2020 election.

Law Enforcement

Philly getting a big chunk of federal dollars to address gun violence and violent crime

Wolf announced $25 million dollars will be allocated to Philadelphia police, including $20 million for the DA’s office.

Campaigns & Elections

A timeline of Scott Perry’s texts following the 2020 election

Perry’s texts with former President Donald Trump’s White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows outline baseless conspiracy theories and a plot to investigate the 2020 election results

Congress

A Q&A with U.S. Rep. Susan Wild

She discusses her narrow victory, her priorities for the new term and working across the aisle.

Campaigns & Elections

Here’s what Doug Mastriano said – and didn’t say – in his concession speech

Mastriano wished Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro well and said the state is in need of election law changes.

Campaigns & Elections

5 storylines to follow in the wake of Pennsylvania’s midterm elections

A recap of some of the major themes coming out of Election Day.