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Justin Sweitzer

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Five for Friday: What to watch for in Tuesday’s primary election

Several local and statewide races could indicate where voters are heading ahead of November

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Inside the vault: Democrats share their vision for the Pennsylvania Treasury

Democrats Ryan Bizzarro and Erin McClelland are vying for the Democratic nomination in 2024.

Events

Policy

‘We can move the needle’: Leaders converge in Harrisburg for 2024 PA Energy Summit

Lawmakers, labor leaders and energy industry stakeholders met for the half-day conference.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Ehasz picks up 9 endorsements from state and local Democrats

The endorsements add to Ehasz’s growing list of supporters as she eyes a rematch against U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick.

Campaigns & Elections

Updated Politics

AG Days: Who’s running for Pennsylvania attorney general?

City & State’s up-to-the-minute guide to who’s running for AG – and who’s endorsing each candidate

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Preparing for Perry: The PA-10 Democratic primary enters its endgame

Democrats seeking to challenge U.S. Scott Perry in the fall look to separate themselves ahead of the April 23 contest.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Congressional cash: A look at fundraising in four of PA’s congressional districts

City & State takes a look at the candidates with a financial advantage heading into April 23.

Technology

Policy

‘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.

Capitol Beat

Policy

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.

Budget

Policy

PA’s structural deficit could shape budget battle for years to come

Pennsylvania’s budget cycle presents challenges both old and new as leaders grapple with a long-budget structural deficit.

News & Politics

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.

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2024 Primary

Politics

‘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

Politics

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

Policy

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.

Capitol Beat

Policy

Five for Friday: Harrisburg storylines you may have missed

City & State breaks down five moves that shaped policy discussion this week

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

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

Policy

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.

Capitol Beat

Politics

Joe Torsella backs Ryan Bizzarro in state treasurer race

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