Katie Meyer, Reporter & Host

Katie is a reporter for PA Post and she hosts its political podcast State of the State. For two years she has covered the legislature, governor, and a wide range of political issues for public radio stations across Pennsylvania.

Latest by Katie Meyer


Episode 17: An inauguration, an interminable shutdown, and teachers with(out) guns

A look at some of the week’s top stories.
By Katie Meyer

Four more years of Wolf

At his inauguration, the governor called for politicians to find common ground, for Pennsylvanians to hold them accountable, and for the commonwealth to keep reinventing itself.
By Katie Meyer

Read: Gov. Tom Wolf’s second inaugural address, annotated

PA Post reporters provide context and analysis.
By Ed Mahon and Katie Meyer

Food bank in central Pa. boosts service as federal workers miss paychecks

More than 12,000 Pennsylvanians aren't getting paid during the shutdown
By Katie Meyer

As shutdown enters fourth week, federal workers in Pa. file for unemployment

Between December 22nd, when the shutdown began, and January 9th, 2,334 federal workers filed claims
By Katie Meyer

Episode 16: So, you want to be a farmer?

Come for a visit to the Pennsylvania Farm Show, stay to search for the future of agriculture.
By Katie Meyer

At PA Farm Show (and beyond) women are forging their own path into agriculture

"If we look at what is going to make farming survive, it's the oldest insurance policy in the world, and that's called diversity."
By Katie Meyer

Human trafficking crackdown ramps up in Pa.

"Pennsylvania in particular is uniquely situated and prime for exploitation, in part because of our interstate roadways and highway system...we are a pass-through state,"
By Katie Meyer

Episode 15: Session begins anew

A roundtable discussion with reporters and a conversation with House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler.
By Katie Meyer

New year, new laws. Check out some of the latest updates to Pa.’s books.

They include a 'Clean Slate' measure, designed to get people back into the workforce after convictions.
By Katie Meyer