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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


Retired Delaware County firefighter charged with assault for hurling fire extinguisher at Capitol Police

Robert Sanford was taken into custody by FBI agents and now faces a battery of charges, including assaulting police officers and disorderly conduct.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY and Ryan Briggs/WHYY

Gov. Wolf pushing GOP to move money to help Pa. small businesses

Gov. Tom Wolf is pressuring the GOP-controlled legislature to reroute money from the Pa. Insurance Department to small businesses that need COVID-19 support.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Updated: January 13, 2021 | 5:51 pm

House votes to impeach Trump for ‘incitement of insurrection’ — Pa. delegation split

All nine Democrats voted to impeach the president on a charge of “incitement of insurrection,” and all nine Republicans voted against Trump’s removal.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Sen. Doug Mastriano campaign spent thousands on buses ahead of D.C. insurrection

A review of the state senator’s campaign finance records shows that his committee paid $3,354 to Wolf’s Bus Lines in three installments for “bus reservations” about six days before Trump’s “Save America” rally.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY, Ryan Briggs/WHYY and Miles Bryan/Keystone Crossroads

Updated: December 15, 2020 | 8:31 am

Pennsylvania casts 20 electoral college votes for Biden

Pennsylvania’s 20 Electoral College members cast their votes Monday for president-elect Joe Biden.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Coronavirus cases remain high in Pennsylania

Average numbers of hospitalized patients have increased sharply in recent months. Since the end of September, the state reports that its 14-day moving average of hospitalizations has increased by almost 4,400.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY
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