Opinion: Skill games present a golden opportunity for Pennsylvania
State Sen. Gene Yaw writes in support of regulating skills games at the state level.
Cities face mounting financial pressures with fiscal cliff nearing
City officials are trying to prepare for two potentially devastating scenarios: a recession or the U.S. defaulting on its loans
The Philadelphia 76ers’ plan to move from South Philly to Center City is drawing plenty of opposition from local residents.
Tim Ryan talks natural gas policy and the need for ‘radical pragmatism’
The former presidential candidate and current co-chair of the Natural Allies for a Clean Energy Future leadership council spoke with City & State during a recent visit to Pittsburgh.
Leaders convene in Pittsburgh for City & State’s 2023 Energy Summit
The summit included experts from the public and private sectors
News & Politics
Pennsylvania sees big drop in housing project permit approvals
The slowdown could impact state and city efforts to increase the number of affordable homes.
News & Politics
Worried about a recession, Joe Pittman says PA must be ‘judicious’ with the next state budget
The state Senate majority leader also acknowledged areas of common ground for Republicans and Gov. Josh Shapiro.
Josh Shapiro says he’s cracking down on wage theft, worker misclassification
The governor and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy are readying a task force to fix what they say is a big problem.
From the Editor
Editor’s Note: There is a fraught but feasible path to finding common ground between community and commerce
When it comes to 76 Place, the next mayor of Philadelphia should take some sound advice and “trust the process.”
Larry Shifflet, Tony Williams and others talk infrastructure, transportation and the built environment
State and local leaders came together for a full-day summit focused on rebuilding Pennsylvania.
How a group of nonprofits offers a nontraditional approach to stemming violence in Philadelphia.
Advocates in the arts and culture sector are calling attention to their programs as a solution to curbing the chaos.
Into the wasteland: Meet the defenders of Allegheny County’s waterways
Meet the activists trying to foil a new landfill.
Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate drops to 3.9% in December
The state unemployment rate is at its lowest level ever recorded, dating back to 1976.
Two state lawmakers want to audit Philadelphia and Pittsburgh sports stadiums.
They say the move would reveal the true value of the teams for taxpayers.
Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate drops to 4% in October
The state unemployment rate is at its lowest level ever dating back to 1976.
Wolf signs $2 billion tax credit package that boosts natural gas industry
The bill was negotiated behind closed doors and drew ire from both sides of the aisle.
Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate drops to 4.1% in September
The state unemployment rate is at its lowest level since April 2000.
City & State explores the potential for high school athletes selling their name, image and likeness (NIL)
As the PIAA considers a new policy for these athletes, experts question the legality and purpose of the proposal.
From the Editor
Editor’s Note: What happens when the levies break homeowners
An argument for seriously considering doing something about the dreaded property tax.