Pennsylvania is the fifth-most populous state in the US. Its capital is Harrisburg and its largest city is Philadelphia. The strongest elements of Pennsylvania’s economy are industrial machinery, metal products and agriculture.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court threw out the state’s congressional map and ordered lawmakers to redraw new, nonpartisan districts. If the Democratic governor doesn’t approve, the court may undertake the task.
President Donald Trump has approved more funding for border patrol detection of smuggled fentanyl, a deadly synthetic opiate. It comes as Pennsylvania implements drastic measures to cope with its own opioid crisis.
Leechburg, Pennsylvania Police Chief Michael Diebold, who gained national attention after losing part of his arm in a fireworks accident last summer, has been arrested and charged with various sex crimes.
Standing in front of a “Win again” plastered truck, President Donald Trump pitched his tax reform proposal to a private crowd of about 1,000 people at the Harrisburg International Airport in Pennsylvania.
Inspired by the French Bastille Day tradition, US President Donald Trump has said he may begin holding a military parade on Pennsylvania Avenue for America’s Independence Day celebrations, beginning next July.