News & Politics

Politics

Josh Shapiro picks Al Schmidt as secretary of state

Schmidt said he will work with anyone – regardless of party - to make sure elections ‘remain free and fair.’

Congress

Politics

How Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation voted for a new House speaker

It was mostly Hakeem Jeffries vs. Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday from Pennsylvania’s members of Congress.

News & Politics

Politics

What to know about Mark Rozzi, Pennsylvania’s new House speaker

The Democrat-turned-Independent will lead a divided state House.

News & Politics

Politics

State House shocker: Rozzi to lead chamber

The Berks County Democrat-turned-Independent said he would put people above politics as speaker.

News & Politics

Politics

In email, GOP warns members against accepting deals from Dems ahead of House speaker vote

Democrats did not confirm or deny whether they had made any offers to Republican members.

News & Politics

Politics

How are state cabinet secretaries selected and appointed?

A look inside how governors appoint their cabinet secretaries.

News & Politics

Policy

Here’s what’s next in the Larry Krasner impeachment process

A look back at City & State’s top stories of 2022 and what’s happened since.

Policy

Policy

Will 2023 be the year Pennsylvania legalizes adult-use marijuana?

The first in a series: A look back at City & State’s top stories of 2022 and what’s happened since.

Capitol Beat

Politics

7 stories you might have missed this year

We look back at some of City & State’s favorite stories from 2022.

News & Politics

Policy

New year, new bills: 10 proposals by state lawmakers coming next legislative session

Ban TikTok? Ban legislators from owning taxpayer-funded cars? These measures and more are on the table.

Infrastructure

Politics

Almost a year later, Wolf and Pittsburgh leaders announce reopening of Fern Hollow Bridge

The bridge collapsed in January just as Joe Biden was set to visit Pittsburgh to discuss infrastructure improvements.

Congress

Policy

Congress rolls out $1.7 trillion spending deal in race to Friday deadline

House Republicans, including U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, want Senate Republicans to block the spending bill.

News & Politics

Politics

Scott Perry among four officials referred to House Ethics committee for potential criminal prosecution

The central PA congressman was among the chief actors in the Jan. 6 committee’s investigation into efforts to overturn the 2020 election.

News & Politics

Politics

The candidates running to run Allegheny County

A handful of Democratic candidates have entered the race to replace Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald.

Law Enforcement

Policy

Philly getting a big chunk of federal dollars to address gun violence and violent crime

Wolf announced $25 million dollars will be allocated to Philadelphia police, including $20 million for the DA’s office.

News & Politics

Opinion

Philadelphia mayoral candidates: Listen to the city’s Muslim community

It’s a solid voting bloc capable of wielding great influence this election cycle.

Economic Development

Policy

Two state lawmakers want to audit Philadelphia and Pittsburgh sports stadiums.

They say the move would reveal the true value of the teams for taxpayers.

News & Politics

Politics

2022: The Year in Review

City & State takes a look back at the major headlines from this year.

News & Politics

Politics

Allegheny County is moving ahead with special elections for vacant state House seats

A spokesperson said the county will hold elections in February barring any court decisions.

News & Politics

Politics

Cutler is sworn in as GOP leader in latest chapter of House leadership struggle

Cutler said he will schedule special elections for vacant seats – McClinton said she would do that last week.

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