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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.

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Politics

Joe Torsella backs Ryan Bizzarro in state treasurer race

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

News & Politics

Politics

Five for Friday: Pennsylvania’s presidential power

Biden’s State of the Union and campaign plans have the commonwealth written all over them

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Policy

A running list of Pennsylvania’s State of the Union guests

Attendees will include Philadelphia Mayor Cherelle Parker, local officials and educators.

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Policy

State Police officials commission investigation into Philadelphia traffic stop

The weekend incident involved City of Philadelphia Office of LGBT Affairs Executive Director Celena Morrison and her husband

Ask the Experts

Policy

‘We have no time to waste’: Fighting back against the maternal mortality crisis for women of color

City & State talks with three experts about how to improve maternal health for women of color in the commonwealth

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Policy

Shapiro taps Al Schmidt to lead new election threats task force

The task force is designed to improve communication among government entities and mitigate election-related threats.

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Personality

‘There's got to be an all-of-the-above strategy’: PA Senate GOP Leader Joe Pittman talks energy policy in Pennsylvania

Pittman discusses the future of Pennsylvania’s cap-and-trade plan and what energy issues could find bipartisan support in the General Assembly.

Energy

Policy

Microgrids bringing maximum impact to PA’s energy landscape

Localized distributed energy systems are helping protect Pennsylvanians against power outages and high energy costs.

News & Politics

Politics

UFOs, weed grows and more to know from the budget hearings

Recapping five moments from last week’s legislative hearings in Harrisburg.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Ashley Ehasz picks up Emily’s List endorsement in 1st Congressional District race

Ehasz is seeking to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick in this year’s election.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Five For Friday: Petition edition

City & State examines some of the biggest storylines and surprises following the state’s nominating petition deadline.

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Politics

Snowy Special Election: What to watch for in the 140th House District race

Voters in Bucks County head to the polls on a snowy special election day that could impact the state House majority

Politics

Trump vows to defend Second Amendment during Harrisburg speech

The GOP presidential candidate’s speech at the NRA’s Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg comes as Democrats in Harrisburg look to pass measures to reduce gun violence.

News & Politics

Policy

Five for Friday: What you missed from Shapiro’s budget proposal

The governor’s $48.3 billion spending plan calls for a wide range of new investments

Capitol Beat

Policy

10 things to know about Josh Shapiro’s 2024 budget proposal

Shapiro’s budget calls for investments in education, legalizing cannabis and gun violence prevention funds.

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Personality

‘We have a lot of work to do”: A Q&A on education with state Sen. Lindsey Williams

Williams talks with City & State about the work of the Basic Education Funding Commission and how lawmakers should address all things education.