Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Republican Party endorses David Sunday for state attorney general

The York County District Attorney will look to be the first GOP AG elected since 2008

Capitol Beat

Policy

Five for Friday: Gun control bills passed through House committee

The bills would still need to pass through a GOP-controlled Senate

News & Politics

Policy

Larry Krasner files suit against law seeking to appoint special prosecutor in Philadelphia

Act 40 requires a special prosecutor be appointed to oversee criminal activity taking place near SEPTA

Philadelphia

Politics

Omar Sabir replaces Lisa Deeley as chair of Philly City Commissioners

Sabir now leads the three-member board in charge of the city’s elections and voter registration

Capitol Beat

Politics

PA becomes first state to partner with OpenAI on AI pilot program

Gov. Josh Shapiro announced the state will participate in a generative AI pilot program with OpenAI

Cherelle Parker

Politics

Sign truck drives around inauguration, thanks Mayor Parker for support of Israel

The digital billboard mirrors one seen outside Pennsylvania Society last month thanking John Fetterman

Cherelle Parker

Politics

Cherelle Parker sworn in as Philadelphia Mayor

Philadelphia kicks off 2024 by welcoming its 100th and first female mayor

Philadelphia City Council

Politics

Kenyatta Johnson elected president of new-look Philadelphia City Council

Philadelphia City Council welcomed a diverse group of first-term lawmakers and new leadership

News & Politics

Politics

Where 2023 storylines stand going into the New Year

City & State revisits ‘What’s in and What’s out in 2023’ to see where the issues stand at the end of December

Capitol Beat

Politics

Keeping count of the candidates running for Pennsylvania auditor general in 2024

Democratic candidate Malcolm Kenyatta earned a historic endorsement this weekend

Philadelphia Mayor's Race 2023

Politics

Parker announces picks for chief of staff and deputy mayors

Tiffany Thurman joins campaign veterans Sinceré Harris and Aren Platt in the Parker administration

Philadelphia

Policy

Krasner and Street rebuke new SEPTA special prosecutor law

Act 40 would require a special prosecutor be appointed to oversee SEPTA crimes

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

A Q&A with Rue Landau

City & State speaks with the first openly LGBTQ+ candidate in Philadelphia to be elected to city council

Philadelphia

Politics

Changing of the guard in Philadelphia

Just weeks before historic changes sweep through the ranks of Philadelphia City Hall, top priorities are becoming clearer.

Philadelphia

Politics

Penn President Liz Magill facing growing calls to resign

Magill’s testimony in front of Congress – and her response to antisemitic rhetoric – sparked outcry from local and national leaders

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Q&A with Dan Laughlin

The Republican state senator outlines why he supports expanding the scope of the adult-use cannabis market.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Q&A with John Fetterman

The first-term U.S. Senator discusses cannabis law and what’s holding up federal legalization

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Q&A with Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin

The longest-serving district attorney in the history of the county discusses the development of cannabis laws and local enforcement

Policy

Politics

As another neighboring state moves forward on recreational marijuana, Pennsylvania remains stuck in neutral

With Ohio joining the ranks of sales-friendly states, advocates for doing the same in Pennsylvania are ramping up efforts.