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Shapiro wants to tax skill games. He must first navigate Pa.’s wealthy, warring gambling interests.

As part of his budget pitch this year, Gov. Josh Shapiro says he wants to regulate and tax skill games to raise tens of millions of dollars in revenue.

In making this proposal, the Democrat wades into a years-old battle for dominance of the gambling industry, which last year contributed $2.3 billion in tax revenue to the commonwealth’s coffers.

Biden administration picks airports for nearly $1 billion in terminal upgrades

Four airports in Pennsylvania will receive funding: Philadelphia International Airport will receive $20.4 million to partially fund HVAC, electrical efficiency improvements to its terminal building. And as the Capital-Star reported Wednesday, Harrisburg International Airport will receive $7.5 million; Pittsburgh International Airport will receive $5.3 million; and Lancaster Airport will receive $2.7 million under the program.

These are the candidates running for statewide office in Pennsylvania’s primary election

The deadline to file for Pennsylvania’s April 23 primary has passed, giving a look at which candidates will be on the ballot seeking their party’s nomination for president, U.S. Senator and three statewide row offices. Here’s who has filed the required nomination petitions for those statewide contests.