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As nation grapples with climate disasters, Pa. reps look to resurrect a Depression-era program

BY: - September 13, 2021

If Pa. lawmakers get their way, a Depression-era environmental work relief program may make a revival after a nearly 80-year hiatus

The U.S. leaves Afghanistan, ending an ‘unwinnable’ war, Pa. lawmaker says

BY: and - August 31, 2021

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

BY: - August 19, 2021

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. 

‘Buy American’: In the Lehigh Valley, Biden touts manufacturing, as Senate gets infrastructure deal

BY: - July 28, 2021

“We brought this economy back from the brink, put checks in people’s pockets, shots in people’s arms, [gave] tax cuts for people with children,” Biden said.

Bridges, buses, bypasses, and more: All the Pa. projects included in U.S. House Dems’ $547B transportation bill

BY: - June 9, 2021

U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-7th District, submitted four projects tallying exactly $20 million. All four of those proposals for road work and bridge replacements were selected.

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People ‘feel like life is worth living again’: Pa. biz owners look to promises, challenges post-pandemic | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 28, 2021

As President Joe Biden's administration hits the 100-day mark, two Pa. business owners are allowing themselves to hope again. But challenges remain.

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With extremism resurgent, will Pa. finally pass a tougher hate crimes law? | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 22, 2021

'Hate crimes have become part of American life, the new normal in our country,' a Pittsburgh lawmaker, who's trying to turn the tide, says.

Where suburban Philly’s 2020 congressional hopefuls stand on LGBTQ issues, explained

BY: - October 14, 2020

This is your guide to where the 2020 congressional candidates in suburban Philadelphia stand on issues relevant to the LGBTQ community.

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Are these 2 Pa. U.S. House races the canary in the coal mine for Trump? | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 12, 2020

A bellwether once more: What new polling in the Lehigh Valley tells us to expect in November.

U.S. House Dems call for more federal aid to schools

BY: - June 16, 2020

The aid is especially needed to support low-income students, students of color, students with disabilities and other disadvantaged groups, lawmakers said.

Pa.’s Wild, Lamb vote against $3T COVID-19 relief bill that’s been declared ‘dead on arrival’ in Senate

BY: and - May 16, 2020

Two Pennsylvania Democrats split from their party late Friday to vote against a a massive $3 trillion relief bill aimed at blunting the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pa. Reps. Wild, Houlahan push for reopening of Obamacare exchanges during pandemic

BY: - April 15, 2020

A bill that that would require the exchanges to reopen any time there's a public health emergency declaration remains in park in the Senate.