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Jobs or the environment? Ahead of 2022, Pa. Dems thread needle on ‘false choice’

Democrats have to deal with two major priorities in their base that often seem at-odds — supporting labor, and protecting the environment.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

As election nears, Pennsylvania farmers — who see effects of climate change up close — have a list of things they’d like to see from government leaders

For one, it’s less regulation and spending — but others say they want politicians to listen to them about what’s needed to help the farming community meet the challenges of climate change.

By Anne Danahy



NPR correspondent, who covered fracking in Pa., tweets a breakdown of the Trump-Biden debate exchange

Scott Detrow, now a political correspondent for NPR, reported for StateImpact Pennsylvania from 2011-2013. He says fracking is a more complex issue in Pa. than it’s made out to be on the national stage.

By Staff

Pennsylvanians want a lot from their lawmakers when it comes to climate change

Polls show about 70% of Pennsylvanians want their state lawmakers to do more to address climate change. StateImpact Pennsylvania asked you for examples.

By Rachel McDevitt

What do you want elected officials to do about climate change?

Polls show about 70% of Pennsylvanians want the legislature to do more to address climate change. StateImpact wants to know what type of action voters are looking for.

By Rachel McDevitt