A Pennsylvania state lawmaker made it public that he’s gay while at a news conference with other Democrats to urge passage of legislation that adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the state’s hate crime law.
Several local politicians were joined by hundreds of demonstrators Saturday to Rally against healthcare provider UPMC.
The indictment of former PA Cyber CEO Nick Trombetta on charges of fraud and theft of more than $8 million dollars in tax money re-fuels an old debate.
The ribbon cutting opened a garden that will do much more than beautify the corner Larimer Avenue and East Liberty Boulevard.
It’s the newest Sheetz to open in this region — in Bethel Park — and like most Sheetz stores, it offers gasoline, meals to order, lots of snack foods and plenty of drinks.
Citing the need to finish out his four-year Senate term, Pennsylvania State Sen. Jim Ferlo on Friday announced he was dropping out of the race for Pittsburgh mayor.
Tuesday marks the deadline for candidates to file their petitions to run for mayor of the city of Pittsburgh.
It’s official, there will be another candidate for Pittsburgh Mayor in the Democratic primary.
State Sen. Jim Ferlo’s full statement on the West Penn Allegheny Health System-Highmark situation.
State Sen. Jim Ferlo is backing off his criticism of Kennywood’s plan to sell beer.
Because George Weimer is disabled, he qualifies for a rent rebate and the staff at State Senator Jim Ferlo’s office is happy to help him fill out the forms. But in the past few weeks about 400,000 elderly and disabled Pennsylvanians have gotten a solicitation in the mail offering to get them that rebate for a $39 fee.
The debate is heating up over whether or not to privatize Pennsylvania’s state liquor store system. The lawmaker who is the latest to put a proposal on the table, and another lawmaker who is absolutely opposed, squared off during Friday’s taping of the KD-PG Sunday Edition.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A state lawmaker wants to tax plastic bags. Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach’s, D-Montgomery/Delaware, proposed legislation SB 590 that would place a 2-cent tax on plastic bags provided to consumers by retailers. […]
State Senator Jim Ferlo tells Mike that we need to slow down in process of drilling for Marcellus Shale.
Jim Ferlo talks about the natural gas well that exploded while welders were believed to be working , killing two people and sparking a fire that spewed black smoke for hours. The blast happened Friday […]