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Cherelle Parker talks health emergency, policy proposals in first post-primary public appearance

The Democratic nominee for Philadelphia mayor met privately with Gov. Josh Shapiro before speaking to the press.

Capitol Beat

5 things we know, post-primary edition

Progressives prevailed in Pittsburgh and more special elections could be on the horizon.

Capitol Beat

Heather Boyd wins special election, Dems keep control of PA House

The race between Boyd and GOP candidate Katie Ford was one of the most-watched of this cycle and included an endorsement by President Joe Biden.

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5 Pennsylvania elections to watch for outside of Philadelphia

From state courts to county council, here are the most significant races in the state.

Capitol Beat

Joe Biden endorses Democrat Heather Boyd in high-stakes PA House race

The endorsement came just a day before the special election, which will determine control of the state House.

Capitol Beat

Bill expanding canned cocktail sales advances through Senate committee

The GOP-authored bill would allow canned cocktail sales in spaces not operated by state stores


Report: Pennsylvania ranked fourth nationally in greenhouse gas emissions in 2020

The southwestern region of the state accounts for nearly half of the commonwealth’s pollution

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Lawmakers advance legislation banning pre-checked campaign contribution boxes

The bill would require candidates and committees to get clear consent for recurring contributions.

Capitol Beat

A stocked cabinet: Keeping track of who’s joining the Shapiro administration cabinet

Stay up to date on who’s making it through the Pennsylvania Senate confirmation process and losing their “acting” titles.

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5 things you may have missed in Harrisburg this week

From Gov. Josh Shapiro signing his first bill to a flurry of action in the House and Senate, there was a lot that went down this week.

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Philadelphia Mayor's Race 2023

Bill Green endorses Allan Domb in Philly mayor’s race

The former Philadelphia mayor said Domb is the best candidate in the race.

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New York legislator’s Twitter hacked after appearance before PA House committee

Anna Kelles’ account was taken over after her testimony to the Environmental Resources and Energy Committee.

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Josh Shapiro signs bill eliminating out-of-pocket costs for some breast cancer screenings

The new law will require insurers to cover one breast screening per year for women at a high risk for cancer.

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Opinion: The deadly serious consequences of illegal employee misclassification

Low wages and employee misclassification often go hand-in-hand with unsafe job sites where safety rules are sometimes ignored.

Interviews & Profiles

Jeff Brown wants to make Philadelphia his business

The fourth-generation grocer is playing the role of political outsider in the Democratic field of candidates.


20/24 vision: How the last presidential election is influencing the next one

Democratic and Republicans strategists from around the state weigh in on what it will take to win next year.

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Josh Shapiro announces support for Fairness Act

The Democratic governor said Wednesday that it is “long past time” to pass nondiscrimination protections for the LGBTQ community.