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Katie Meyer is WHYY’s political reporter. Prior to coming to Philadelphia, Katie was WITF’s Capitol bureau chief, and covered all things state politics for public radio stations throughout Pennsylvania.

Katie came to Harrisburg by way of New York City, where she worked at Fordham University’s public radio station, WFUV, as an anchor, general assignment reporter, and co-host of an original podcast. A 2016 graduate of Fordham, she won several awards for her work at WFUV, including four 2016 Gracies.

Katie is a native New Yorker, though she originally hails from Troy, a little farther up the Hudson River. She can attest that the bagels are still pretty good there.

Latest by Katie Meyer/WHYY

Pa. governor candidates Josh Shapiro and Doug Mastriano on stopping crime

Crime has been a central talking point in Republican state Sen. Doug Mastriano’s campaign for governor.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Mehmet Oz and John Fetterman on criminal justice. Sentencing reform, or getting tough on crime?

Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate candidates differ on many areas of criminal justice and public safety, including how bail should be handled and how accessible guns should be.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

How Pa. Sen. candidates compare on jobs and labor

Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate race will play a big role in deciding which party controls the chamber next year, and one of the big policy areas affected by that control is workers’ rights.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

At the core of Doug Mastriano’s campaign are self-proclaimed prophets and QAnon conspiracy theorists

At the core of Doug Mastriano’s opaque, unusual campaign for governor are a group of allies and advisors who include subscribers to outlandish conspiracy theories, self-described prophets, and people who tried to help President Donald Trump overturn the 2020 election.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Pennsylvania suburban voters are key for Doug Mastriano. His abortion views seem to be turning them off

Many Pennsylvania suburban Republicans say they are having a hard time bringing themselves to vote for their party’s nominee for governor, Doug Mastriano

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Pa. is giving counties cash for elections. But some say the strings attached might make their jobs harder

Pennsylvania lawmakers recently allocated $45 million to help counties administer elections. But county leaders say while more funding is welcome, additional provisions in the bill might actually make their jobs harder — not easier.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

All of Pennsylvania’s GOP congressmen are endorsing Doug Mastriano for governor — except Brian Fitzpatrick

This isn’t the first time Fitzpatrick has split with the other Republicans on key votes and endorsements.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Pa. Democrats remind voters of Doug Mastriano’s ties to anti-Semites and conspiracy theorists.

Now running in a primary against Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Doug Mastriano is getting advertising help from one of Pennsylvania’s biggest-spending PACs

By Katie Meyer/WHYY