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Lawmakers Banned From Posting Ice Bucket Challenge Videos On Official Accounts

The Committee of House Administration is dumping cold water on members of the House of Representatives, banning them from posting videos of themselves participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on official accounts.

08/20/2014

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Corbett Feud With Republican Legislators More Public Than Ever

After Governor Corbett line-item vetoed part of the Republican-controlled General Assembly’s legislative budget, Senate leaders accused the governor of not working effectively with Republican majorities in the legislature.

07/11/2014

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DeWeese Discusses Prison Sentence For 1st Time

Earlier this year, former State Rep. Bill DeWeese was released from prison after finishing his sentence for political corruption.

07/01/2014

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Deweese Released After Corruption Sentence

Former state Rep. Bill DeWeese has been released from prison after finishing his sentence for political corruption.

03/30/2014

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DeWeese To Be Released From Jail, While Veon Continues To Serve Time

Bill DeWeese — once the top Democrat in the state House of Representatives — will be released from prison Sunday afternoon.

03/28/2014

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Plan To Allow Bars To Make Money From Gambling Hits Snag

It would be the largest expansion of legal gambling in Pennsylvania in nearly four years, a plan to allow thousands of bars to make money off gambling, but it has hit a snag in Harrisburg.

10/23/2013

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Sen. Casey Calling For Quick Action To Fix Local Locks & Dams

Sen. Bob Casey sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner on Friday asking for quick action on a bill to repair locks and dams in this region.

06/21/2013

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Pa. House Approves Modified Liquor Privatization Bill

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to begin debate, and vote, on controversial legislation to privatize the state-owned liquor system.

03/21/2013

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Rep. Keith Rothfus Discusses Start Of Term

Rob Pratte sat down with Rep. Keith Rothfus to talk about the start of his term in office.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/17/2013

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U.S. House Committee Holds Hearing On VA Legionnaires Outbreak

A Congressional committee is looking into the recent Legionnaires’ outbreak at several Pittsburgh-area VA hospitals.

02/05/2013

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House Of Representatives Approves Fiscal Cliff Bill

All it needs now is the President’s signature. Late Tuesday night, the House of Representatives approved a bill to avert the Fiscal Cliff.

01/01/2013

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Are You Impacted By The Fiscal Cliff?

At Primanti’s in Market Square, the chef was cooking up sandwiches when President Obama came on the television screen. No surprise, only a few people paid attention as the President repeated his campaign pledge to extend tax cuts for Americans who earn under a quarter million dollars while asking the wealthy to do a little bit more.

11/09/2012

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What’s This Fiscal Cliff Lawmakers Are Talking About?

Leaders in Washington and on Wall Street are calling it the “Fiscal Cliff,” automatic tax hikes and domestic and military spending cuts in January if Congress fails to act.

11/08/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney’s Sinking Ship

Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.

09/26/2012

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Highmark, UPMC Announce Deadline Extension

There is more pressure for UPMC and Highmark to end their contract dispute. A bipartisan group of state lawmakers is pushing through legislation that could eventually force the two groups into binding arbitration, but the clock is ticking.

12/22/2011

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