Stories tagged: "infrastructure"


The Heller Dam in Lycoming County, seen in this September 2019 file photo, is almost 50 years old and is deemed a high hazard dam. It stores drinking water for over 50,000 people and more than 2,600 residents would be at risk if it ever failed. (Mark Nance/Sun-Gazette via AP)
Dams Are Forgotten Infrastructure—Until They Fail

Pennsylvania has nearly 3,400 dams. Many of them could benefit from funding in President Biden's infrastructure plan.

A person wearing a protective mask as a precaution against the coronavirus walks past stuttered businesses in Philadelphia, Thursday, May 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Candidates in 14 Key State House Races Share Their Ideas for Helping the Economy Recover

Republicans are looking to reopen businesses quickly, while Democrats look to longer-term solutions.

Pedestrians in protective masks walk past a closed business in Philadelphia, on March 20, 2020. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf directed all "non-life-sustaining" businesses to close their physical locations in March, and he has allowed them to reopen slowly. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Candidates in 11 State Senate Races on What They Would Do to Help the Economy Recover

Republicans are looking to reopen businesses quickly, while Democrats look to longer-term solutions.