House Of Representatives
Former state Rep. Bill DeWeese has been released from prison after finishing his sentence for political corruption.
Bill DeWeese — once the top Democrat in the state House of Representatives — will be released from prison Sunday afternoon.
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.
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.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to begin debate, and vote, on controversial legislation to privatize the state-owned liquor system.
Rob Pratte sat down with Rep. Keith Rothfus to talk about the start of his term in office.
A Congressional committee is looking into the recent Legionnaires’ outbreak at several Pittsburgh-area VA hospitals.
All it needs now is the President’s signature. Late Tuesday night, the House of Representatives approved a bill to avert 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.
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.
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.
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.
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks with State Rep. Kathy Rapp, R-Warren, about the plan proposed Tuesday to cut down the number of representatives in the Pennsylvania House from 203 to 153.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks with Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Sam Smith, R-Jefferson County, about his proposal to cut the number of Representatives in the House down from 203 to 153.
As the debt debate continues in Congress, some local voters took their concerns to the streets protesting outside one congressman’s office.