Joe Biden

U.S. Congress

What’s next for the 23 million households no longer receiving monthly federal internet subsidy

The Affordable Connectivity Program has officially run out of money, but more than a dozen internet providers have pledged to offer plans at $30 or less through 2024 for low-income households.

Campaigns & Elections

President’s latest Philly visit focuses on Black voter engagement

Wednesday’s visit to Philly is President Joe Biden’s seventh trip to Pennsylvania this year

Campaigns & Elections

Biden visits Philadelphia to energize Black voter engagement efforts

Wednesday’s visit to Philly is the president’s seventh trip to Pennsylvania this year

Campaigns & Elections

VP Harris continues Biden campaign focus on courting union voters in Philadelphia visit

The vice president addressed the SEIU a day after it elected its first Black woman president

U.S. Congress

With only three weeks to go, lawmakers weigh ways to save federal internet subsidy

Congress is exploring several options to fund it. All face long odds of success despite widespread and bipartisan support for the Affordable Connectivity Program.

Campaigns & Elections

Kennedy family members endorse President Joe Biden in Philadelphia

Biden stopped in Philly Thursday on the third leg of Pennsylvania trip

Technology

$204 million in federal broadband funding is on its way to Pennsylvania

The Broadband Development Authority announced Thursday the American Rescue Plan dollars will fund 53 broadband projects in 42 counties

Joe Biden

President Biden calls on GOP to extend funding for affordable internet program

The Affordable Connectivity Program serves more than 763,000 Pennsylvanians

News & Politics

Five for Friday: Pennsylvania’s presidential power

Biden’s State of the Union and campaign plans have the commonwealth written all over them

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Philadelphia

Pennsylvania gets $20 million to boost broadband and device accessibility

The federal grant program is part of $279 million in broadband funding distributed through the Capital Projects Fund

Energy

Q&A with House Environmental Resources and Energy Chair Greg Vitali

The Delaware County Democrat spoke to City & State on the future of energy in the commonwealth

Transportation

PHL International Airport gets $20.4 million grant through bipartisan infrastructure bill

The federal grant funding will be used to make energy efficiency improvements in terminals

Business

Pennsylvania stands alone on clarifying BEAD plan

States will have to adhere to existing law to meet the $42.5 billion broadband program requirements

Interviews & Profiles

Q&A with John Fetterman

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

Education

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

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