News & Politics


‘We are now entering a brave new world’: PA House passes AI disclosure bill

Lawmakers in the Pennsylvania House voted 146-54 to approve a bill requiring disclosures on content generated by artificial intelligence.


The CSPA Q&A: Adam Ortiz

The Environmental Protection Agency administrator spoke with City & State ahead of our Energy Summit


The CSPA Q&A: State Sen. Carolyn Comitta

The Environmental Resources and Energy Committee minority chair spoke with City & State ahead of this month’s Energy Summit

Capitol Beat

Josh Shapiro calls on PA Senate to pass medical debt relief legislation

The governor’s 2024-25 budget calls for a $4M investment in medical debt relief.

News & Politics

Five for Friday: What to know about the ‘uncommitted’ write-in push in PA

Organizations in Pennsylvania are calling for a protest vote in support of a ceasefire in Gaza.

2024 Primary

‘These fights are personal to me’: A Q&A with AG candidate Eugene DePasquale

DePasquale talks with City & State about his campaign for AG and the stakes of the election.

Campaigns & Elections

Forward Party announces candidates for state attorney general, treasurer in 2024

Bryn Mawr-based attorney Eric Settle will run for attorney general, while Chris Foster will run for treasurer.

General Assembly

PA House GOP lawmakers plan to pursue expanded voter ID

Republicans say they will use a legislative maneuver to force a floor vote on the measure.

2024 Primary

‘If our community’s not safe, nothing else matters’: A Q&A with York County DA and attorney general candidate Dave Sunday

The Republican attorney general candidate talks with City & State about his goals for the office.

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Campaigns & Elections

Five for Friday: Closing arguments from this week’s attorney general debates

City & State takes a look at five issues examined during this week’s attorney general primary debates.

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.


Black Tech Nation Ventures vows to help startups with marginalized founders thrive after closing $50 million inaugural fund

There’s also a goal to bring companies to Pittsburgh, cofounder Kelauni Jasmyn told

Capitol Beat

Joe Torsella backs Ryan Bizzarro in state treasurer race

Bizzarro picked up a big endorsement from a former state treasurer on Monday.

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

Capitol Beat

A running list of Pennsylvania’s State of the Union guests

Attendees will include Philadelphia Mayor Cherelle Parker, local officials and educators.

Capitol Beat

Polling memo shows Stelson with 20-point lead in PA-10 Democratic primary

However, the poll shows that 31% of voters are still undecided.