Labor

Agriculture

Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers acquire HP Hood facility in Philadelphia

Gov. Shapiro said Tuesday the investment will keep 178 jobs in the community

Philadelphia

Cherelle Parker’s $6.29B ‘One Philly Budget’ prioritizes public safety, quality-of-life issues

The Philadelphia mayor offered the first glimpse of what her vision for the “safest, cleanest, greenest big city in the nation with economic opportunity for all” might look like

Policy

Cherelle Parker’s $6.29 billion budget – by the numbers

The Philadelphia mayor is delivering her budget plan to City Council Thursday

Capitol Beat

Josh Shapiro announces new plan to cap emissions in Pennsylvania

The governor promised to pull Pennsylvania out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative if lawmakers approve a state-specific plan to cut emissions.

U.S. Congress

John Fetterman introduces federal Whole-Home Repairs legislation

The bipartisan bill mirrors the home improvement bill passed in Pennsylvania in 2022

News & Politics

Philadelphia Federation of Teachers reaches tentative agreement with school district on one-year contract extension

The deal comes months before what was expected to be a summer of tense contract negotiations.

News & Politics

On the Agenda 2024: State and local issues to watch

Here are the biggest challenges state and local government leaders will confront in the new year.

Capitol Beat

Five for Friday: Breaking down the RGGI rulings and what they mean

How this week’s rulings against the greenhouse gas initiative will impact the commonwealth.

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Philadelphia Mayor's Race 2023

Cherelle Parker and David Oh face off in one-and-only Philly mayoral debate

Thursday morning’s debate offered candidates a rare chance to take jabs and spar over policy proposals

Special Reports

A Q&A with state Sen. Tracy Pennycuick

The Communications & Technology Committee chair speaks about the future of AI in the government space

Special Reports

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

Campaigns & Elections

Donor organs: The unions behind the checks to the candidates

See which union PACs sent money to Cherelle Parker and Sara Innamorato

Education

Strike averted: Local 634 reaches tentative agreement with School District of Philadelphia

The union’s 1,900 members work in food service, climate and safety throughout the district

News & Politics

Philly school staff strike could begin Saturday

Nearly 2,000 cafeteria workers and climate staff, members of Unite Here Local 634, are seeking a new contract