News & Politics

Mike Zabel faces calls to resign following sexual harassment allegations

An SEIU lobbyist and an anonymous state representative have accused Zabel of harassment.

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How can you make an Oscar-nominated movie even better? Add more Pennsylvania to it.

Ahead of the Academy Awards this year, here are some City & State-inspired remakes of Hollywood’s best on the big screen.

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‘Better Know A District,’ City & State style

A smattering of political chatter from around the Keystone State

News & Politics

Mudslinging taints Allegheny County Council race

Bethany Hallam and Joanna Doven have been trading barbs on social media.

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What’s in and out this year

Here’s what’s politically hot – and not – in 2023.

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2023 & Me: Fake ‘family’ connections we wish were the real deal

We shook the state’s political family tree and came up with some fanciful findings.

News & Politics

In email, GOP warns members against accepting deals from Dems ahead of House speaker vote

Democrats did not confirm or deny whether they had made any offers to Republican members.

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Spotify Wrapped: The PA Politics Edition

We imagined what artists and hit songs would have topped the charts in 2022.

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Campaigns & Elections

What October surprises could derail Pennsylvania’s biggest political runs?

City & State imagines what unexpected events could turn some of this year’s campaigns upside down.

News & Politics

Posting their way to power: How PA politicos are using social media to boost their brands.

This new trend in political campaigns is changing the game – for better or for worse.

News & Politics

Shapiro, Philly officials blast Mastriano for Confederate uniform faculty photo

The GOP nominee for governor is getting hammered from all sides for a 2014 photo in which he wore a Confederate Army soldier's uniform.


Matt Cartwright to shell out six figures on two new TV spots

His opponent, Republican Jim Bognet, released an ad of his own this week ahead of a visit from Joe Biden.

News & Politics

This week’s headlines: Oz takes the offensive and Perry sues the DOJ

Here is a roundup of the week’s hottest political news.


Pennsylvania pols react to Biden’s student loan cancellation plan

The Biden administration announced a plan to offer debt relief, drawing both praise and protest from many.