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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. lawmakers prepare for a month of intense redistricting negotiations

Hundreds of small decisions go into the drawing of congressional and state House and Senate maps.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

With incumbent’s concession, Dems have flipped a Pa. Commonwealth Court seat

Drew Crompton’s loss disrupts Republicans’ otherwise complete sweep of statewide judicial races in this year’s election,

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

A Pa. state lawmaker hasn’t become governor in 70 years. Jake Corman hopes to be the exception

Corman has served during a period of GOP dominance in the legislature, becoming senate majority leader in 2015, then president pro tempore in 2020.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

As Pennsylvania’s GOP gets more conservative, labor unions are back in the crosshairs

Republicans who control the state House and Senate have introduced a series of labor-related measures that generally aim to weaken unions. They’ve failed, but there are signs that things could be changing.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Montgomery County GOP alleges ‘lack of trust’ in election results, but says there’s no evidence of fraud

The county says there was an additional slowdown when workers “encountered a higher than usual number of ballots that [could not] be read by the ballot scanners.”

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

For Pa.’s statewide candidates, 2021 lessons are in the eye of the beholder

In general, the 2021 election was characterized in Pennsylvania by relatively strong overall turnout for an odd-year election.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Philly DA Larry Krasner cruises to reelection victory

“This is about a movement. It is not about us as individuals.”

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Fetterman dominates fundraising for U.S. Senate race

The candidates are tapping several sources to rake in millions of dollars to run for the highly competitive seat.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Pa. reformed ‘prison gerrymandering,’ but it likely won’t matter in congressional maps

How should Pennsylvania count incarcerated people in state prisons for redistricting purposes?

By Katie Meyer/WHYY
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