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27 New Jobs Coming to Lycoming County Thanks to Energy Company’s Expansion

Since taking over in January, Gov. Josh Shapiro has put an emphasis on Pennsylvania’s infrastructure. Last month, he announced $58 million for 157 new projects across the Keystone State. 

FILE - Lead water pipes pulled from underneath the street are seen in Newark, N.J., Oct. 21, 2021. Lead pipes have caused harm for decades. In recent years, residents in Newark and Benton Harbor, Mich., were forced to use bottled water for basic needs like cooking and drinking, after tests revealed elevated levels of lead. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Help Is Coming To Replace Pennsylvania’s Lead Pipes

Results from a new EPA survey will help determine the amount of infrastructure funds states will receive going forward to remove lead pipes. Pennsylvania has already received $87 million for lead pipe removal.

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What Pennsylvania Has Gotten Out Of Biden’s Infrastructure Law (So Far)

 In Pennsylvania, more than 160 infrastructure projects have been announced so far, and more are in the works. Here’s a look at the work that’s being done in the Keystone State and how it helps Pennsylvanians.

Democratic Gov. Josh Shapiro speaks after taking the oath of office to become Pennsylvania's 48th governor, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Here Are 5 Key Plans Included in Gov. Josh Shapiro’s First Budget

During his first budget speech before a joint General Assembly, Gov. Shapiro proposed increasing the state’s investment in its workers, businesses, and students.

Looking down Memorial Highway (Route 662) in Oley Township, with a line of utility poles running along farm fields near Fisher's Produce in July 2021. (Reading Eagle Photo via Getty Images/Ben Hasty)
Pennsylvania is Challenging an FCC Map in Hopes of Getting More Funding to Upgrade Broadband in Rural Areas

The state Broadband Development Authority submitted thousands of locations as part of a bulk challenge to the accuracy of the FCC’s broadband map last month. The data on the map will be used to determine the commonwealth’s portion of a nationwide broadband funding allocation.

A pedestrian crosses at the westbound side of Roosevelt Avenue on at the Banks Way crosswalk, Thursday, May 12, 2022, in Philadelphia. Roosevelt Boulevard is an almost 14-mile maze of chaotic traffic patterns that passes through some of the city's most diverse neighborhoods and Census tracts with the highest poverty rates. Driving can be dangerous with cars traversing between inner and outer lanes, but biking or walking on the boulevard can be even worse with some pedestrian crossings longer than a football field and taking four light cycles to cross. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Dangerous Stretch of Philadelphia Road Getting Safety Upgrades Thanks to Biden’s Infrastructure Law

Philadelphia’s Roosevelt Boulevard is receiving much needed traffic safety improvements thanks to the work of local lawmakers and community activists like Latanya Byrd, who lost four family members in a pedestrian accident on the road.

A Norfolk and Southern locomotive runs through the Northside of Pittsburgh on Monday, April 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
How Pennsylvania Has Benefited From the Infrastructure Act So Far

Six months after President Biden signed the Infrastructure and Jobs Investment Act into law, projects are underway throughout Pennsylvania to improve roads, bridges, public transportation, drinking water, and more.