Regional & State News | StateImpact Pennsylvania Skip Navigation
TAG | Regional & State News
42 Stories



Tom Wolf signs $2 billion tax package that encourages natural gas production in Pa.

Despite the size of the package, lawmakers introduced and passed the bill in just a few hours with no public hearings.
By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA

Tom Wolf and Pa. lawmakers look to push through massive tax incentives for natural gas, as Nov. 8 election approaches,

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and top state lawmakers are hurriedly negotiating a massive economic development package that would encourage natural gas development in Pennsylvania.

By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA

New climate law has a hidden benefit for coal miners: Permanent funding for black lung

Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, the Democrats’ large climate and health care bill, included one provision aimed at helping miners afflicted by black lung disease.

By Reid Frazier



Pa. among 16 states suing U.S. Postal Service over lack of electric vehicles

The lawsuits say the Postal Service violated federal law by not doing a proper environmental review under the National Environmental Policy Act

By Susan Phillips
LOAD MORE