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Past articles by Matt:

Fentanyl test strips, currently a crime in Pennsylvania, could soon be legalized

Legislation to allow the testing strips in Pa. was unanimously passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee. → Read More

Gov. Wolf emphasizes education, minimum wage in $43.7 billion budget proposal

Republicans responded to the two-term governor's final budget address, calling it "reckless" and a "fantasy." → Read More

FOX43 Capitol Beat Podcast - Episode 8: State Representative Patty Kim (D-Dauphin)

Ms. Kim, a 5th term representative in Harrisburg, shares COVID-19 stories with FOX43's Matt Maisel, plus her attempts to raise Pennsylvania's minimum wage. → Read More

Public weighs in as Pa. House, Senate district proposals split cities

Pennsylvania's Legislative Reapportionment Commission hopes to finalize maps by the end of the month. → Read More

'Twas a Family First Before Christmas

The holidays can be stressful, but these four easy tips to keep your family first may help make the season easier. → Read More

Write-in vote joke lands Lower Paxton Township man seat as an elected official

With a little training, Avi Hameroff plans to be Lower Paxton Township's newest Minority Inspector of Elections. → Read More

Making sure your kids' holiday presents are child-safe

According to the National Institute of Health, choking is the No. 1 cause of death in children under 5-years-old. → Read More

Pa. lawmakers, judges, governor receive historic raise in annual salary, largest in at least 25 years

Pennsylvania's 253-person legislature, the largest full-time body in the nation, is paid third-highest behind New York and California. → Read More

Best ways to avoid those awkward family pauses on Thanksgiving

For many, this will be a first Thanksgiving together with a full, extended family in two years and a lot has happened in that time. → Read More

Fun for kids, stressful for parents: how to keep your family safe this Halloween

Trick-or-treat night is annually one of the most dangerous nights of the year for children. → Read More

York County teen wins statewide redistricting map competition

Northeastern graduate Jacob Moser, 18, was one of five people recognized by Fair Districts PA for his map design of future State House seats. → Read More

Jewish High Holy day of Yom Kippur begins. What does it mean and why is it so important?

Yom Kippur, considered the Day of Atonement for members of Jewish faith, culminates the ten days of repentance at the start of the Hebrew calendar. → Read More

UPMC participating in Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine trials for young children, hoping for 'early 2022' release

The Pennsylvania-based health network is one of 90 across North America taking part in Moderna's trials. → Read More

Harrisburg's new community-police engagement boss to focus on healing through mental health

Ana White takes over the newly formed department following the departure of Blake Lynch. → Read More

Pa. Senate makes expenses public, but are senators transparent enough?

Following external pressure, all 50 state senators have posted their public spending online. → Read More

'Recycle Bicycle' teaches summer safety as bike injuries increase across region

Doctors and nurses across South Central PA tell FOX43 they are seeing more bicycle-related injuries. → Read More

York County's Hali Flickinger Olympics bound after 200M butterfly win at U.S. Trials

Flickinger, a 26-year-old Spring Grove graduate, will swim at her second consecutive Olympic games. → Read More

Congressman falsely says there were 100K more votes cast in PA than voters

Earlier this week, Rep. Scott Perry was on FOX43 Capitol Beat. We fact checked some of Perry's claims. → Read More

Price of Politics: Pa. Democrats lament lack of bipartisanship in split government

Pennsylvania is one of eight states in the country where the governor is one party and the legislature is controlled by the other. → Read More

Price of Politics: More than 81% all bills introduced in Pa. never left committees

A FOX43 Capitol Beat investigation revealed only 770 of the 4,198 pieces of legislation brought forward by state lawmakers moved forward. → Read More