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State of the State

Ever wonder if there’s more to the stories you’re hearing about Pennsylvania politics? Host and producer Katie Meyer takes you behind the headlines with in-depth conversations about the news of the week, featuring a rotating panel of correspondents, lawmakers and others who have a hand in shaping the policies that affect residents across the commonwealth.


Episode 35: Staying mum on the minimum wage

But this year GOP opposition seems to have thawed slightly.
By Katie Meyer

Episode 34: Telling the story of a Pennsylvania soldier rescued on D-Day +1

For months, WITF News Director Tim Lambert has been unraveling the story behind a scene that happened on Omaha Beach in Normandy 75 years ago.

By Katie Meyer

Episode 33: State forest drilling and the gas cash impasse

Two GOP senators are introducing an alternative: a $1 billion package funded by lifting Gov. Wolf’s four-year moratorium on drilling in state forests.

By Katie Meyer

Episode 31: The abortion debate in Pa.

Like other states attempting to curtail abortion, Pennsylvania has its own bill.
By Katie Meyer

Episode 30: More thoughts on guns

Inside the gun rally at the Capitol
By Katie Meyer

Episode 29: Moving the needle on criminal justice

A rare bipartisan issue
By Katie Meyer

Episode 28: Is Marsy’s Law an obvious fix, or a well-intentioned mistake?

The amendment has a lot of bipartisan support. But it’s also gotten strenuous opposition from groups like the American Civil Liberties Union.
By Katie Meyer

Still reeling from 2018 rainfall, Pa. farmers offered emergency USDA loan

“[The rain] started right out of the gate in the spring...and it just never stopped."
By Min Xian, Keystone Crossroads