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John Fetterman and Susan Wild join Mack Truck workers on picket line in Macungie

The U.S. senator comes to Macungie Tuesday after previously joining UAW workers in Bucks County and Michigan

News & Politics

PA senators call on Bob Menendez to resign

U.S. Sens. Bob Casey and John Fetterman are in the vanguard of Democrats seeking to get their colleague to step down

Campaigns & Elections

Five for Friday: Congressional Competition

Congressional matchups to watch in the commonwealth going into 2024


Fetterman and Casey urge Norfolk Southern to join close call reporting system

The railroad said in March it would join the system but hasn’t yet done so

Criminal Justice

Two years later, Marc Fogel remains in Russian prison

The Pennsylvania teacher’s case and lawmakers’ attempts to bring him home


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.

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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.

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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.

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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 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.