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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.


‘Nursing homes as we know them are over’: COVID-19 fuels push to home-based care

“It’s going to be really hard to go back from that because now we’ve seen that it’s possible to do this and patients like getting telehealth and care at home."
By Nina Feldman/WHYY and Laura Benshoff/WHYY

Episode 54: The headlines of 2019

As the year draws to a close, the reporters at WITF and PA Post been looking back at some of the state politics stories that have shaped it.

By Katie Meyer

Episode 53: Legislative avalanche

Lawmakers spent a packed four days in Harrisburg before leaving town for the holidays. Here’s what they did.

By Katie Meyer

Episode 52: Pipeline problems

The FBI is reportedly investigating the Wolf administration’s pipeline permitting practices. We have the latest on that, and other stories.

By Katie Meyer

Episode 51: Election outcomes

There was an election last Tuesday, and though there weren’t many big, statewide contests it was still a pretty active night.

By Katie Meyer

Episode 50: The Marsy’s Law twists continue

An update on the legislature’s recent actions, and the latest on a contentious amendment.
By Katie Meyer

Episode 49: Elections, abortions, booze and more

The House and Senate were both in session last week, resulting in a number of notable developments.
By Katie Meyer

Episode 48: More on Marsy’s Law

The contentious constitutional amendment will be on the ballot for a statewide referendum on November 5th.
By Katie Meyer