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Unprepared for long war, US Army under gun to make more ammo and a Pennsylvania plant is at the center of it all
The Scranton Army Ammunition Plant is at the vanguard of a multibillion-dollar Pentagon plan to modernize and accelerate its production of ammunition.
The city was designated as distressed in 1992 under the Municipalities Financial Recovery Act or Act 47 following “years of recurring deficits.
Striking teachers in the Scranton School District are taking their case to the state Capitol. They held a rally with labor leaders and Democratic office holders, appealing to Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled Legislature for help.
Teachers have been working under the terms of a contract that expired in 2017, with their last pay raise coming a year before that.
Biden says infrastructure will improve Pa. Here’s what a few voters in his birthplace say is needed.
The president stumped for his signature domestic policy goal with a speech in Scranton this week.
Democrat Joe Biden also carried Arizona, Wisconsin and Michigan on his path to the presidency, flipping states that Trump won in 2016. Pennsylvania was a must-win state for Trump.