News & Politics

News & Politics

Polls: Fetterman is beating Oz in the Senate race

Fetterman holds a double digit lead in polls conducted by Fox News and a national super PAC.

News & Politics

What is Gab? A look at the far-right social media platform backing Doug Mastriano

Gab has been called a haven for hate speech and white supremacists.

News & Politics

Pennsylvania Supreme Court upholds mail-in voting law

The state’s high court says the 2019 law does not violate the state constitution.

Veteran Affairs

Toomey faces heat from Jon Stewart, veterans over burn pit legislation

The legislation would have expanded health care benefits for veterans exposed to toxic material

Technology

City & State investigates: How local governments are handling a threat they can’t even see

The proliferation of cyberattacks has prompted Pennsylvania municipalities to take extra steps to secure their systems.

Budget

State lawmakers praised this year’s budget as historic. Here’s what’s in it.

This year’s state budget includes more cash for education, a business tax cut and some changes to the state’s election laws.

Campaigns & Elections

Josh Shapiro outlines his plans for Pennsylvania’s economic future

The Democratic nominee for governor is promising to cut business taxes and increase use of renewable energy.

News & Politics

PA’s Fitzpatrick votes with Dems on bill guaranteeing contraception access

Eight Republicans, including Fitzpatrick, voted to approve the bill.

Technology

Affordable broadband is just a starting point

In an op-ed, state Rep. Michael Sturla argued for the expansion of Joe Biden’s Affordable Connectivity Program

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Campaigns & Elections

Oz picks up endorsement from Nikki Haley

Haley said Oz is a ‘conservative leader’ who will take on progressives in Washington.

News & Politics

Oz launches ‘Fetterman Basement Tracker’ as social media attacks intensify

Social media is playing an important role in Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate race.

News & Politics

State Senate examines gubernatorial line of succession law

The hearing comes after Lt. Gov. John Fetterman temporarily gave up duties after suffering a stroke

News & Politics

Mastriano, Ellis, attack Davis over 11-year-old tweets

Social media posts – and platforms themselves – have become part of attacks in the state’s midterm race for governor and lieutenant governor.

Environment

State budget will give environmental efforts a funding boost, advocates, lawmakers say

The spending plan the General Assembly approved last week includes $220 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds to establish a clean streams fund.