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Fetterman to stump for Biden in Nevada swing county

U.S. Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) is heading west on Saturday to stump for President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign in a key Nevada swing county. Fetterman is scheduled to join the Washoe Democratic Party for its annual Crab Feed and meet with voters in the northern Nevada county, according to the Biden-Harris campaign.

Still haggling over Delaware’s unclaimed property windfall, Pa. Treasury faces class-action suit

Pennsylvania Treasury spokesperson Erik Arneson said the states and MoneyGram are now working with the special master to work out the intricacies of a settlement, including how much Delaware should pay, how much MoneyGram should pay and what portion of the money owed should be repaid with interest. Treasurer Stacy Garrity estimated after the 2023 decision that Pennsylvania could receive nearly $19 million. Delaware’s total liability could top $400 million.

Biden administration picks airports for nearly $1 billion in terminal upgrades

Four airports in Pennsylvania will receive funding: Philadelphia International Airport will receive $20.4 million to partially fund HVAC, electrical efficiency improvements to its terminal building. And as the Capital-Star reported Wednesday, Harrisburg International Airport will receive $7.5 million; Pittsburgh International Airport will receive $5.3 million; and Lancaster Airport will receive $2.7 million under the program.

Here are the candidates running for Pennsylvania’s U.S. House districts in the April primary

All 17 members of Pennsylvania’s U.S. House delegation are seeking reelection in 2024. Sixteen seats have at least one Democratic and one Republican candidate, and four incumbents face primary challengers in April.

Now that the deadline to file nominating petitions has passed, we have a look at who is running for Pennsylvania’s 17 U.S. House Districts in the April 23 primary.

Governments can erase your medical debt for pennies on the dollar — and some are

Earlier this month, Pennsylvania Democratic Gov. Josh Shapiro, unveiled a budget proposal that would set aside $4 million to purchase and pay off the debt of Pennsylvanians with low incomes. A disproportionate number of the 1 million state residents who owe money to health care providers live in rural areas, according to Shapiro.

This Pa. activist is the source of false and flawed election claims gaining traction across the country

Honey has been among the most effective advocates for right-wing election talking points. Time after time, her research has fed into viral allegations about election integrity, fueling conservative pressure campaigns, forcing fact-checkers and public officials to attempt to piece together a more accurate picture, and undermining confidence in long-trusted election practices. Often, her conclusions are misleading or based on incomplete information.