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.
Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate falls to 4.2% in August, down from prior months
The state unemployment rate is at its lowest level since 2000.
News & Politics
Coffee shops have become the most buzzworthy unionizing battleground
City & State explores what’s behind the worker-led drive to unionize at Starbucks and similar places in Pennsylvania.
Angela Ferritto, Mark Lynch: These are the fresh faces on the front lines
The state’s top unions have welcomed a new generation of leaders in the midst of a youth movement in unionization: A City & State analysis.
The fight to put some teeth back into dog laws: A City & State investigation
Why dog licenses are key to keeping Pennsylvania’s pups – and people – safe.
This week's headlines
This week’s headlines: Wolf sues over abortion measure and GOP leaders call for a tuition freeze
A roundup of the week’s political news.
Sixers unveil plans for new Center City arena to mixed reactions from fans and local officials
The proposed $1.3 billion facility would require demolishing one block of the Fashion District on Market East.
GOP advances efforts to privatize liquor system via constitutional amendment
Mihalek’s proposal would allow voters to decide on replacing the state-run system.
A Q&A with Zach Wilcha of the Independence Business Alliance
Wilcha, also a chamber of commerce leader, explains how Philly and the state can better support businesses within the LGBTQ community.