Policy

Policy

Philadelphia Mayor Cherelle Parker signs $6.37B ‘One Philly’ budget

Parker and City Council celebrated investments in public safety, cleanup initiatives and education.

News & Politics

Politics

Five for Friday: Presidential campaigns in the commonwealth

Both the major party and third party candidates are seeking to make an impression in the Keystone State

News & Politics

Policy

Gov. Shapiro signs distracted driving bill into law

Under the new law, using a mobile device while driving will be a summary offense in Pennsylvania.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

19 for Friday: PA pols’ reax to Trump guilty verdict

We gather more than 20 reactions to Trump’s historic guilty verdict in a hush money trial.

News & Politics

Politics

National Democratic group gives key support to Janelle Stelson and Ashley Ehasz

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s “Red to Blue” program provides financial and organizational support to Democratic congressional contenders.

Capitol Beat

Policy

A Q&A with state Sen. Jarrett Coleman

Coleman talks all things economic development, including his bill to create a regulatory sandbox in Pennsylvania.

Policy

Policy

Future tense: The Shapiro administration tries to plan the state economy over the next decade

How the administration’s new economic development strategy can impact the state’s outlook depends on who’s doing the talking.

Capitol Beat

Politics

National Democratic group spotlights its “must-win” PA races in 2024

The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee unveiled 19 candidates from across the state that the organization says will be key to building power in Harrisburg.

News & Politics

Politics

U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson stumps for GOP candidates in PA

Johnson traveled to Pennsylvania this week to boost Republican candidates, including U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, state Rep. Ryan Mackenzie and Rob Bresnahan.

Capitol Beat

Politics

Sen. Scott Martin talks PA budget, Senate GOP tax cut proposal

Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Scott Martin was this month’s PA Press Club speaker.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Five for Friday: General Assembly edition

We break down some measures approved by Harrisburg lawmakers

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

New poll shows Trump, Casey with slight leads in PA

A new Pennsylvania survey offers a glimpse into races for president, U.S. Senate and attorney general.

Capitol Beat

Politics

Five for Friday: Monitoring the fallout from Pennsylvania's campus protests

From protests at Penn to congressional action on antisemitism, we look at the top takeaways from a week of pro-Palestinian protests in the commonwealth.

Capitol Beat

Policy

Just another roll of the dice: PA kicks off election audit the hard way

Department of State officials kicked off a risk-limiting audit of the April 23 primary election on Thursday.

Capitol Beat

Policy

PA House narrowly approves 7-day pre-canvassing bill

After a spirited debate, House lawmakers advanced a bill that would give election administrators more time to pre-canvass mail ballots.

Capitol Beat

Policy

Khalid Mumin talks education funding, PASS scholarships at press club speech

Pennsylvania’s secretary of education was a featured speaker at Monday’s Pennsylvania Press Club lunch.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Five for Friday: A way-too-early general election preview, part one

From the state’s top auditor to the U.S. presidency, we take a look at five statewide races worth watching this fall.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Capitol changes: Legislative races that could shift power in Harrisburg

City & State recaps key state House primaries

Decision 2024

Politics

Janelle Stelson wins PA-10 Democratic primary

Stelson will face off against Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Perry in the fall