The unemployment rate fell nationally last month, but not as much as some had hoped.
Democrats are pouring criticism on Gov. Tom Corbett for suggesting that Pennsylvania’s sluggish job growth stems partly from too many applicants being unable to pass a drug test.
A survey of U-Haul truck rentals shows the city leads all others in the country in the percentage of people moving into the city compared to those leaving.
More people are saying “hello” to Pittsburgh than “goodbye,” for the first time in years.
Giant Eagle is cutting prices on more than 3,000 popular grocery items.
Hundreds of jobs are expected to be lost as the state moves to close two local prisons. The Greensburg State Prison in Westmoreland County and Cresson State Prison in Cambria County are closing later this year.
A serious split Thursday night among House Republicans in Congress meant no deal yet to avoid the fiscal cliff. Members of Congress returned home for Christmas, raising the chances of going over that cliff. But what exactly does that mean?
(AP) — Sitting in a hockey locker room, Steve Chase became the latest die-hard fan fed up with the NHL lockout.
The “cliff” was created a year or so ago when Congress and the White House couldn’t agree on a way to cut the federal deficit.
Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.
The sound of hammers fills the air in the Westmoreland Farms housing development in Murrysville where new home sales started slowly three years ago but took off this year.
Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
Grover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.