Congress Blocks Rule Barring Mentally Impaired From Purchasing GunsCongress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people.
Army To Allow Completion Of Dakota Access Oil PipelineThe Army has notified Congress that it will allow the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota, completing the four-state project to move North Dakota oil to Illinois.
Rep. Murphy: Obamacare Has Been A Financial DisasterU.S. Rep. Tim Murphy tells the KDKA Morning News that Obamacare has been a financial disaster with pricey insurance plans and huge deductibles for many recipients.
Congressman Tim Murphy's Mental Health Bill AdvancesThe U.S. House has overwhelmingly approved Congressman Tim Murphy's mental health reform bill. The Senate is expected to vote on the measure next week.
Primary Opponent Gets Second Crack At Incumbent CongressmanArt Halvorson came within a thousand votes of defeating long-time incumbent U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster in the Republican primary.
Mylan Says It Will Expand Programs That Lower EpiPen CostsMylan, in the face of heated criticism over price hikes for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, is bulking up programs that help patients pay for the drug.
U.S. Congressman From Pa. Calls For Investigation Of EpiPen Price HikesThe price of the lifesaving drug, the EpiPen, has jumped from $100 for a two-pack seven years ago to over $600 today.
Some Lawmakers Trying To Expand FDA’s Authority Over CosmeticsCosmetic companies are not required to report injuries or "serious adverse" reactions to the FDA.
Senate Considering Bill To Stop Airlines From Charging More For Group SeatsCongress is considering a plan that would stop airlines from charging extra fees for families who are trying to purchase seats together.
Pope Francis, After Historic Speech To Congress, Arrives In New YorkPope Francis plunged into the melting pot of New York after reminding the country of its immigrant origins in the first papal speech before Congress on Thursday.
Rep. Murphy 'Bitter' Over Lack Of Action On Mental Health BillThe killing of a TV news crew in Roanoke on Wednesday by what appears to have been done by a man with mental illness is the latest example for Pa. Congressman Tim Murphy of a mental health system that needs fixed. Murphy joined the KDKA Morning News to talk about his frustration over the lack of action by Congress and that his mental health bill (H.R. 2646) needs to become law before another tragedy.
Congress Moves To Increase Size Of Trucks On U.S. RoadsThey seem to be everywhere on the highway -- large trucks -- even double-tractor-trailer trucks.