Philadelphia

Opinion

Federal funds are needed for Philly to become our nation’s biggest green city

Urban forestry initiatives have begun benefitting underserved communities

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Q&A with John Fetterman

The first-term U.S. Senator discusses cannabis law and what’s holding up federal legalization

Special Reports

Personality

Bob Casey talks ‘robot bosses’ and the need to regulate AI

Pennsylvania’s senior senator discusses the challenges posed by artificial intelligence and who should be responsible for regulating it.

Education

Policy

Report: Student loan repayments will likely crimp tax revenue

States and cities will likely get less in sales tax revenue. Because borrowers will have less discretionary income, states and cities will likely see less tax revenue, a recent Pew report says.

News & Politics

Policy

Five For Friday: PA leaders react to Biden’s hydrogen hub announcement

Politicos, policymakers and other parties weigh in on the alternative energy investment

Transportation

Politics

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

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

Politics

Five for Friday: Congressional Competition

Congressional matchups to watch in the commonwealth going into 2024

Transportation

Policy

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

Politics

Two years later, Marc Fogel remains in Russian prison

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

Business

Policy

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

Politics

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

Personality

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

Personality

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

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

News & Politics

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.

U.S. Congress

Politics

PA lawmakers take to Twitter after Biden’s SOTU

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

News & Politics

Personality

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.

U.S. Congress

Policy

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.

U.S. Congress

Politics

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

Politics

7 stories you might have missed this year

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