Every member of Congress was asked about child care policy. Only 5 Republicans answered.
Going into the 2024 election, child care is on the minds of parents, particularly mothers. But public opinion has not been enough to motivate Republicans, in particular, to take a stronger stance on the issue.
Congress brought back earmarks. Now they’re one more point of drama in a divided House.
WASHINGTON — The new Republican chairwoman of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee said just before taking over the panel that she planned to “tweak” how the chamber earmarks spending for community projects — coveted state and local funding that members of Congress request. Some of those changes hinted at by Kay Granger of Texas have […]
Casey campaign gets a boost from Pennsylvania veterans’ coalition
A coalition of veterans from across Pennsylvania, including current and former members of the state’s Congressional delegation, have come out in support of U.S. Sen. Bob Casey’s reelection campaign. Veterans for Casey includes more than two dozen veteran leaders. “Our government has a sacred duty to care for my fellow veterans,” U.S. Rep. Chris Deluzio […]
Top Biden WH official to visit Pa. to tout infrastructure law investments
A senior Biden administration official will travel to Pennsylvania next week to plug the benefits of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure law in the Keystone State. White House Infrastructure Coordinator, and senior administration adviser Mitch Landrieu, will make stops in suburban Pittsburgh and Coatesville next Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, the White House said in a […]
What we need to do to keep the birthplace of our democracy from becoming its graveyard | Opinion
There is a clear and present danger to our democratic institutions, and it is taking root right here in Pennsylvania.
Pa.’s Houlahan co-leading push to require women to sign up for draft in must-pass defense bill
The language is included in an annual Pentagon funding bill that also sets aside $549M to clean up 'forever chemicals' plaguing Pa. and other states
The U.S. leaves Afghanistan, ending an ‘unwinnable’ war, Pa. lawmaker says
The U.S. completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan late Monday afternoon, ending a 20-year occupation.
Members of Pa.’s congressional delegation say they’re safe during Capitol Hill bomb threat
The threat was made around 9:15 a.m. Thursday morning by a man in a black pickup truck, according to an Associated Press report.
Electric buses, asphalt and bridges: On Capitol Hill, pols from Pa., nationwide jostle for federal transportation cash
Rep. Dan Meuser, R-9th District., put in for $5.5 million to resurface a stretch of US-222 in Berks County, while Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th District., is seeking $5 million to add a lane to a stretch of that same road, just five miles away.
Pa. Dems join majority to approve $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill on a near party-line vote
Two House Democrats voted against the bill—Reps. Jared Golden of Maine and Kurt Schrader of Oregon. Every Republican opposed it.
Fetterman’s early 2022 entrance gives him time to build strength — or set up his fall
Fetterman — the 6’8” former mayor of a western Pennsylvania mill town known for his social media jabs and informal dress — has built a brand and identity with strong appeal to thousands of avid supporters.
Where suburban Philly’s 2020 congressional hopefuls stand on LGBTQ issues, explained
This is your guide to where the 2020 congressional candidates in suburban Philadelphia stand on issues relevant to the LGBTQ community.