Stories tagged: "President Joe Biden"

President Joe Biden greeting union workers after speaking at the Philadelphia Labor Day rally on Sept. 4, 2023. (Photo: Sean Kitchen)
Over 33,000 Pennsylvania Workers and Retirees’ Pensions Saved by Biden’s American Rescue Plan

Thanks to this legislation, 33,138 Pennsylvania workers and retirees will see their pensions fully funded.

President Joe Biden speaking at his campaign kickoff for reelection in Philadelphia on June 17, 2023 (Photo: Sean Kitchen)
One Year Later, Here’s How the CHIPS and Science Act Benefits Pennsylvania

It’s been one year since President Joe Biden signed the CHIPS and Science Act into law, in an effort to boost the nation’s manufacturing of microchips and semiconductors and strengthen supply chains following the shortages of the pandemic.

A construction worker move debris at the scene of a collapsed elevated section of Interstate 95, in Philadelphia, Wednesday, June 14, 2023. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Shapiro Says I-95 Traffic in Philadelphia to Resume This Weekend

Thanks to 2,000 tons of lightweight recycled glass nuggets made in Delaware County, temporary lanes will reopen this weekend on the damaged stretch of I-95 in Northeast Philly.

President Joe Biden listens as Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro speaks at the Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia, Saturday, June 17, 2023, after an aerial tour of the Interstate 95 highway collapse. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Shapiro Says Collapsed Stretch of I-95 in Philadelphia Will Reopen Within 2 Weeks

Pennsylvania’s governor set the timeline Saturday, after joining President Joe Biden on a helicopter tour over the critical segment of the highway closed since a fiery tanker accident last weekend.

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Biden Administration Announces New Measures to Protect LGBTQ Americans

The measures include efforts to protect LGBTQ community organizations from threats and releasing funds for new programs that will support the physical and mental health of LGBTQ youth. 

Judge’s Abortion Pill Ruling Could Have Widespread Consequences On Health Care Access

Access to the abortion medication mifepristone has been called into question following the issuance of competing rulings in Texas and Washington.

President Joe Biden speaks about his 2024 proposed budget at the Finishing Trades Institute, Thursday, March 9, 2023, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Biden’s Budget Would Tax Billionaires, Corporations to Strengthen Medicare, Expand Child Care, and Help Families

Republicans immediately rejected Biden's plan, but have yet to release their own budget. They have made it clear, however, that they want to apply deep spending cuts to everything from health insurance to food assistance benefits.