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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.

News & Politics

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

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

Economic Development

Do opportunity zones work? Erie is beginning to find out

The jury is still out, but recent research has provided new insights into the tax incentive meant to lure investment to distressed areas

Interviews & Profiles

Q&A with PPA Executive Director Rich Lazer

The executive director of the Philadelphia Parking Authority talks about workforce issues and fixing the agency’s reputation

Capitol Beat

Q&A with PA Chief Transformation and Opportunity Officer Ben Kirshner

The head of the state’s newest office speaks on efforts to bring businesses to the commonwealth

Jobs

A Q&A with L&I Secretary Nancy Walker

City & State speaks with Walker on workforce challenges across the state

Health Care

Q&A with state Rep. Rick Krajewski

A keynote speaker at the Greater Philadelphia Healthcare Summit previews the event and his policy priorities

Nonprofits

Google makes largest donation to date to Philadelphia reentry nonprofit

The funding will support services for women at Ardella’s House

Education

A Q&A with Dave Argall

The Republican state senator and chair of the chamber’s education committee discusses the education funding trial and the state’s path forward

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Capitol Beat

Plan to distribute $1.16B in federal broadband funds approved by state officials

The commonwealth is slated to receive more than $1 billion through the federal Broadband Equity Access and Deployment Program

Economic Development

Opinion: Investing in clean energy will benefit communities and the climate

Pennsylvania is set to benefit environmentally from two major bills approved by Congress.

Economic Development

Shapiro announces $400M workforce training program

The initiative will dole out grants to companies that commit to training new employees.

Business

Fetterman introduces bill to allow striking workers to collect SNAP benefits

The bill comes amid ongoing strikes from the locomotive industry to entertainment

Capitol Beat

How Pennsylvania plans to deploy $1.16B allocated for broadband expansion

Officials hope to deploy those resources over the next five years.

Technology

Pennsylvania to receive nearly $1.2 billion in federal funding for broadband development

President Biden announced allocations for the Broadband, Equity, Access and Deployment grant program Monday

Technology

Experts: Pennsylvania missed identifying thousands of unserved internet areas

The Broadband Development Authority could cause the state to lose out on millions in federal funding by failing to identify broadband needs.