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

Two Democratic Pa. congresswomen make surprise visit to Berks’ immigrant detention facility

They say conditions are mostly adequate, but that 'a golden cage is still a cage'
By Katie Meyer

Warning of danger to children, psychologists urge Wolf to close detention center

Wolf maintains he cannot prove in court that families at the Berks Family Residential Center are in immediate danger. A group of academics says they are.
By Katie Meyer

Bipartisan pair looks to take Clean Slate a step further

The proposal would, among other things, totally expunge non-convictions from records.
By Katie Meyer

In a change of heart, a Berks County commissioner moves to oust ICE

"There is a fear that the federal government is changing the immigration landscape in a negative way."
By Katie Meyer

Episode 39: There’s a reason PA’s congressional maps are weird

There are various factors that make PA particularly susceptible to gerrymandering.
By Katie Meyer

At election for state GOP chair, candidates call a truce

After the party head resigned amid controversy, Republicans were forced to compromise on a new leader.
By Katie Meyer

It’s unclear if ICE raids will impact Pa., but advocates say they breed fear regardless

"The announcement creates fear and chaos without even having to do the follow-up. People go back in the shadows."
By Katie Meyer

Despite GOP objections, Wolf moves to upgrade voting machines unilaterally

"I think everybody in this building recognizes is that we've got to support the counties. This cannot be an unfunded mandate."
By Katie Meyer

Wolf: Newly-bolstered reserve fund is ‘pathetic,’ but a big improvement

State leaders will transfer $317 million into the state's rainy day fund.
By Katie Meyer