Crunching the numbers: Campaign finance reports show a few surprises
Campaign finance reports from the year’s third quarter are in, and there are a few surprises in the contests for Pennsylvania’s U.S. House seats. Here’s a look at how the latest numbers from the Federal Election Commission break down, and how they compare to the year’s previous quarterly results, and the 2022 election cycle. U.S. […]
Striking Mack Trucks workers in Pennsylvania: ‘We deserve our fair share, too.’
UAW members who work for Mack walked off the job Oct. 9 after rejecting the company’s tentative contract proposal
Rural America a focus for bipartisan health caucus formed in U.S. House
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan congressional caucus aims to improve accessibility to quality health care and services in rural U.S. communities. The Bipartisan Rural Health Caucus had its first meeting Sept. 20 and serves as a forum for U.S. representatives to promote legislation and policy actions regarding rural health. Members came together to discuss the issues […]
Democrats push to extend child care grant program
WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats introduced a bill Wednesday to extend funding for five years for a pandemic-era child care subsidy program set to expire at the end of the month. The legislation would extend the child care stabilization grant program, which Congress established in 2021 to help child care providers meet additional costs during the […]
Pa. Republicans back bill to reinstate Trump-era immigration policies
The symbolic legislation has no future in the Senate. And President Joe Biden has said he will veto it.
Pa. Reps. Wild, Meuser partner on bill aiding rural hospitals | Friday Morning Coffee
The proposal would boost reimbursements for rural teaching hospitals, helping them continue to train physicians.
Congressional Dems target Pa.’s Perry, Fitzpatrick for 2024 | Tuesday Morning Coffee
They are among 31 GOP-held seats ID'd as Dems look to retake the House.
Pa.’s Wild, Fitzpatrick press for full funding for mental health services | Tuesday Morning Coffee
The request comes 'in recognition of the mental health and substance abuse crisis affecting our nation from coast to coast.'
U.S. House panel passes GOP bill mandating federal Parents Bill of Rights
Pa. GOP U.S. Reps. Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Lloyd Smucker voted 'yes'; U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-7th District, voted 'no.'
U.S. House panel passes national ban on transgender athletes in girls’ sports
Pa. U.S. Reps. Glenn 'GT' Thompson and Lloyd Smucker were 'yes' votes; U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-7th District, voted 'no.'
At nearly $14M, fight for 7th Congressional District was Pa.’s priciest House race
Democratic U.S. Rep. Susan Wild won a 3rd term, defeating Republican Lisa Scheller in the bellwether seat.
U.S. House GOP backs rules plan without disclosing deals made with hard-right members
The 55-page rules package sets the parameters for how bills should be written, how committees will operate and how the floor will run during the next two years.