An-Li Herring | WESA
An-Li Herring is a reporter for 90.5 WESA, with a focus on economic policy, local government, and the courts. She previously interned for NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg in Washington, DC, and the investigations team at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. A Pittsburgh native, An-Li completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan and earned her law degree from Stanford University.
Pennsylvania farmers are getting older, and state officials say there aren’t enough people to take over what is often grueling work that doesn’t make much money. But WESA’s An-Li Herring reports changing that could be key to raising a new generation of agricultural workers.
As more farmers in Pennsylvania near retirement, the state is bracing for a shortage of agricultural workers. But for people who want to start their own farms, there’s no guarantee they’ll find land. WESA’s An-Li Herring reports that’s a big barrier.
Southwest Pennsylvania could get up to $100 million as part of the American Rescue Plan to boost its robotics sector. WESA’s An-Li Herring reports the region has been named one of 60 finalists in the Build Back Better challenge.