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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

Pennsylvania governor candidates show support for fossil fuels, ignore climate in runup to primary

StateImpact Pennsylvania checked in on how climate change and energy issues are playing out in the state’s race for governor.

By Rachel McDevitt

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