Who is Joanna McClinton?

The young, reform-minded, Black Philadelphia Democrat was poised to become the first woman Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Guest Commentary: Voting Today Matters Tomorrow

Even one vote in one election matters. Even better, says a Harrisburg leader, is making voting a habit from a young age

By Joanna McClinton

Ideas We Should Steal: Rape Kit Tracking System

Pennsylvania is one of only 12 states without a statewide system for tracking evidence from rapes, something that holds authorities accountable and helps ease trauma. Two state legislators want to change that

By Grace Shallow

WATCH: Run for Something

See what Councilmember Isaiah Thomas, activist Amanda Litman, State Rep. Joanna McClinton and Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti had to say about the future of (young) local politics in America

By Lauren McCutcheon

Making History in Harrisburg

Philadelphia Rep. Joanna McClinton breaks ground as the new PA House Democratic leader

By Jon Geeting

Reality Check: Philly Schools Are Like a Slow-Moving Asteroid

Philly schools are toxic, underperforming and mismanaged. When, WURD’s afternoon host wonders, is someone going to take responsibility?

By Charles D. Ellison

Predicting the Midterms

Philly 3.0’s engagement director games the outcome of tomorrow’s election

By Jon Geeting

Is This What Progress Looks Like?

Partisans like civil rights icon Ryan Costello might disagree, but the PA Supreme Court’s redrawn congressional map may be a rarity: A solution

By Larry Platt