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What causes earthquakes in the Northeast, like the magnitude 4.8 that shook New Jersey? A geoscientist explains

It’s rare to feel earthquakes in the U.S. Northeast, so the magnitude 4.8 earthquake in New Jersey that shook buildings in New York City and was felt from Maryland to Boston on April 5, 2024, drew a lot of questions. It was one of the strongest earthquakes on record in New Jersey, though there were few reports of damage. A smaller, magnitude 3.8 earthquake and several other smaller aftershocks rattled the region a few hours later.

Manufacturing Booming Under Biden, Continued Regulatory Review Crucial 

President Biden’s manufacturing record was hard won. Now, to ensure these legislative victories endure for workers, the White House must review regulations pending throughout the federal government to make sure new rules do not undermine the president’s achievements.

Biden campaign launching Affordable Care Act anniversary events across Pennsylvania, nationwide

To mark the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, the Biden-Harris campaign is launching a series of events across Pennsylvania and seven other swing states, to rally support for the landmark health care law even as former President Donald Trump has renewed his calls to overturn it.

Casey, Fetterman write joint letter pressing U.S. Steel and Nippon Steel on obligations to Pennsylvania workers

Pennsylvania U.S. Sens. Bob Casey (D) and John Fetterman (D) sent a joint letter to the presidents of U.S. Steel and Nippon Steel on Tuesday, expressing their concern that both companies are falling short of their commitments to Pennsylvania workers.

Looking toward November, Biden targets ‘shrinkflation’ in State of the Union speech

During his speech, Biden shouted out a bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) that he said would help address the problem. The legislation, which he introduced in February, allows the Federal Trade Commission to pursue regulations that establish it as a deceptive or unfair practice.