Policy

Politics

The debate over debates: Oz, Fetterman continue to feud over details

Both candidates have outlined conditions they want in their first meeting.

Capitol Beat

Politics

House Democrats call for action on labor, wage issues as session end nears

After this week, House lawmakers will have six session days left before the general election

Policy

Politics

‘They are coming after you’: GOP lawmakers vow to defend gun rights at annual rally

The 17th Annual Right to Keep and Bear Arms rally featured Second Amendment advocates from across Pennsylvania.

Policy

Policy

Wolf’s new executive order on voter registration, explained

Voter registration applications will now be available at more state facilities.

Policy

Politics

Wolf, lawmakers reach agreement on 2-year window for child sex abuse lawsuits

The policy will advance next year after an administrative error by the Wolf administration forced lawmakers to start over.

Education

Politics

Pennsylvania pols react to Biden’s student loan cancellation plan

The Biden administration announced a plan to offer debt relief, drawing both praise and protest from many.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

A Q&A with House Agriculture Committee Executive Director Kerry Golden

Agriculture is so much more than growing crops and rearing animals.

From the Editor

Opinion

Editor’s Note: Let the story of the 4,000 beagles be a cautionary tale for Pennsylvania

It’s time to change the revenue structure for Dog Laws so officials can catch the bad guys sooner.

Policy

Policy

The fight to put some teeth back into dog laws: A City & State investigation

Why dog licenses are key to keeping Pennsylvania’s pups – and people – safe.

News & Politics

Politics

PA pols react to Senate passing sweeping health care, climate and deficit-reduction bill

The estimated $740 billion package passed Sunday looks to tackle drug costs, greenhouse gas emissions and more.

Technology

Policy

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.

Health Care

Policy

Pennsylvania is looking at a $250 million investment in long-term care

Long-term care advocates say the state budget is an ‘historic moment’ for long-term care.

Voting Rights

Opinion

The misguided partisan focus on election proposals

In an op-ed, Make the Road PA’s Diana Robinson argues for greater access to the ballot box.

Analysis

Politics

How Philly’s ward system works and doesn’t work – and what is being done to change it

City & State spoke with experts who offered a glimpse into this complex electoral process.

News & Politics

Policy

Despite bipartisan support, it’s unclear what’s holding up the Fairness Act in Harrisburg

As many are celebrating Pride month, LGBTQ Pennsylvanians are continuing the fight for protections from discrimination.

Policy

Policy

Lawmakers remember trailblazing Black speaker with ‘K. Leroy Irvis Day of Action’

In 1977, Irvis was the first Black man elected speaker of a state legislature since Reconstruction

Education

Politics

Fair funding fallout

A look back at the state’s education funding trial and where the General Assembly can go from here.

Environment

Policy

Pennsylvania set to publish final carbon pricing regulation

The commonwealth would become the first major fossil fuel-producing state to enter the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

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