As nation grapples with climate disasters, Pa. reps look to resurrect a Depression-era program
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
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.
‘Buy American’: In the Lehigh Valley, Biden touts manufacturing, as Senate gets infrastructure deal
“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
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.
People ‘feel like life is worth living again’: Pa. biz owners look to promises, challenges post-pandemic | Wednesday Morning Coffee
As President Joe Biden's administration hits the 100-day mark, two Pa. business owners are allowing themselves to hope again. But challenges remain.
With extremism resurgent, will Pa. finally pass a tougher hate crimes law? | Friday Morning Coffee
'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
This is your guide to where the 2020 congressional candidates in suburban Philadelphia stand on issues relevant to the LGBTQ community.
Are these 2 Pa. U.S. House races the canary in the coal mine for Trump? | Monday Morning Coffee
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
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
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
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.