‘Mining our Manners’: It’s time for Pa. to clean up its abandoned mines
Pa. leads the nation in abandoned mine lands. It doesn't have to be that way.
Biden administration sends millions to states for bridge repair, replacement
The bridges were selected as part of a competitive grant program for bridge projects of less than $100M.
Telework is finally reaching rural America thanks to Biden’s investments in broadband | Opinion
When rural areas have equal access to broadband, it will create a sense of economic hope in communities like mine.
Pa.’s Casey, Fetterman announce $75M to fight ‘forever chemicals’ | Wednesday Morning Coffee
The federal infrastructure law cash will help fight PFAS contamination in drinking water, a rising public health threat.
Wolf, Dems tout infrastructure law on its 1st birthday | Friday Morning Coffee
You may not have noticed it, what with all the ongoing hubbub on Capitol Hill over the results of last week’s midterm elections, and the announcement by a Florida retiree that he plans to run for president in 2024, but the federal infrastructure law turned a year old this week. Democratic pols from President Joe Biden to […]
Pa. leaders at White House forum to ‘shine a spotlight’ on recovery | Thursday Morning Coffee
Elected leaders from across the commonwealth will convene at the White House this morning for the latest installment in an ongoing series of meetings aimed at “shining a spotlight” on the ground-level impacts of the Biden administration’s post-pandemic recovery efforts. Mayors from Aliquippa, Beaver County; Allentown, Gettysburg, and Scranton are confirmed attendees at the White House’s “Communities in […]
Pa. eligible for more than $244M in U.S. Interior Department mine cleanup funds
Guidance released last month by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, an agency within Interior, also called for states to prioritize employment opportunities for coal workers.