Gov. Tom Wolf clashed Monday with a coalition of more than a dozen business groups that is trying to derail his proposed severance tax on natural-gas drilling, charging that they are putting gas and oil interests ahead of the schools and children that Wolf says will benefit from his plan.
Pennsylvania’s primary election is Tuesday.
Supporters of a Democratic Allegheny County councilwoman who died earlier this month are still touting her in next week’s primary as a tribute to her – and a rebuke to County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, who has been supporting her opponent.
“Forty-eight percent of Pittsburgh’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete,” former Gov. Ed Rendell declared in Pittsburgh on Wednesday afternoon.
Strong words between County Controller Chelsa Wagner and former Controller Mark Patrick Flaherty got heated from the get-go.
Nearly four months since he took office, Gov. Tom Wolf has signed his first bill.
Bethel Park school director Jim Means has filed an ethics complaint with the Judicial Conduct Board against Magistrate District Judge Ronald Arnoni — who is up for reelection — bringing a sharp denial from Arnoni.
Pennsylvania state senators have for the second time sent legislation to legalize various forms of medical marijuana to the House, where it faces an uncertain future.
The late County Councilwoman Barbara Daly Danko of Regent Square was a fighter for her causes, like opposing posting the motto ‘In God We Trust’ in council chambers because it was offensive to some.
Though campaign signs are few and far between here in Pittsburgh, you can’t miss them if you drive through Butler County.
Legalizing medical marijuana — the issue stirs emotion, as members of the state House Health and Judiciary Committees discovered at a hearing in Pittsburgh.
It’s called Workers’ Memorial Day, and on Tuesday morning a crowd assembled to commemorate the lives of those who have lost their lives on the job.
A criminal investigation of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane may expand to include the firing of a staff prosecutor following his grand jury testimony.
Gov. Tom Wolf and the state attorney general want the Commonwealth Court to force the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and rival Highmark Inc. to honor a consent decree and force the sparring medical giants into arbitration to settle lingering disputes.
Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge is endorsing a candidate for the 2016 presidential election.
Remembering Pittsburgh’s first female mayor Sophie Masloff. Masloff died Sunday, Aug. 17 at the age of 96. She’s credited with the idea of creating PNC Park – a stadium just for baseball, for sprucing up the city and her signature Pittsburgh charm.
President Barack Obama wins a second term in office on Nov. 6, 2012.
When politicians make the news, it’s not always for their politics. We’re taking a look back at stories that were the talk of the town.
Which senator has already claimed his title as “Trail Blazer” – on his mausoleum? Which one has scaled more than 50 mountains in his home state? Alabama to Illinois, click through to find out.
All eyes have been on Michelle Obama before she entered the White House. Here’s a look at some of the first lady’s fashion styles.