US Reaches $95.5M Settlement In For-Profit Education Case A Pittsburgh company that enrolls more than 100,000 students at for-profit trade schools and colleges across the U.S. is not admitting wrongdoing as part of a $95.5 million settlement with the Obama administration.
Obama Administration Details New Testing Action PlanThe Obama administration wants to ditch what it calls “unnecessary exams” in school.
New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
Beaver County Residents Travel To Washington D.C. For Coal Ash ChangeIt's the largest coal ash impoundment in the nation -- a three-square mile lagoon in Beaver County called "Little Blue" -- and it’s leaking toxic chemicals like arsenic and barium into the ground water and wells of residents living nearby.
White House Calls For More Flexibility When Deporting MinorsImmigration has been a hot button political issue in our country for a long time.
EPA Carbon Pollution Proposal Hearing AnnouncedPittsburgh will host one of four national public hearings on the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon dioxide pollution from electric power plants.
Feds Issue Tighter Regulations For Trains Hauling Highly-Flammable CrudeMore and more, trains with older, puncture-prone tanker cars are hauling highly-flammable crude and liquefied petroleum though our area, like in Downtown Pittsburgh and in Carnegie.
Obama Administration Trying To Decrease Sexual Assaults On College CampusesHow safe is your daughter or son from sexual violence at college? The numbers may surprise and alarm you.
Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your HomePlanning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.
Obama Administration Reverses Plan To Cap Credit Card FeesLast year, the Obama administration proposed a plan to restrict how much banks and credit card companies could charge consumers for new credits cards.
Bishop Zubik Unhappy With Obama AdministrationCatholic Bishop David Zubik used strong words today to describe his unhappiness at the Obama Administration. The issue is over whether Catholic-run institutions should be required to offer their employees an insurance plan that covers contraceptives.