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Lucy Perkins is a reporter/producer for 90.5 WESA’s Government and Accountability team. Before joining the 90.5 WESA newsroom, Lucy was an NPR producer in Washington, D.C., working on news programs like All Things Considered and Weekend Edition. She also helped produce the Hidden Brain podcast and NPR’s 2016 election night special coverage. Lucy joined NPR as a Kroc fellow after interning with Michigan Radio. Lucy is a proud Midwesterner, from the tip of Michigan’s pinky finger.

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At western Pa. gas drilling site, Pence talks jobs, repeats falsehoods on Biden’s fracking position

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says he would oppose only new drilling on federal land. The Vice President touted the administration’s commitment to ‘American energy.’

By Lucy Perkins/WESA


Congressman holds climate change town hall in Pittsburgh

Hundreds voice concerns about closing nuclear power plants, fracking, and pollution
By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Pennsylvania lawmakers to continue climate change fight after Trump rolls back rules

One state senator said it's important that state and local governments act
By Lucy Perkins/WESA