Politics

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Source Of $125K Donation To McCord’s Campaign Is Revealed

A political action committee that gave $125,000 to the failed gubernatorial campaign of former Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord has revealed the source of its money eight months after it blew through the deadline to report the information to the state.

02/09/2015

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Former State Rep. Jesse White Sued By His Mother For $30K

Former State Rep. Jesse White of Washington County is in hot water again.

02/05/2015

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Gov. Wolf Vows To Support Pa. Senate’s Medical Marijuana Bill

Governor Tom Wolf today met with parents who say their children’s health could be greatly improved – if they had access to medical marijuana.

01/27/2015

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Dwayne Woodruff Throws Hat Into Ring For Pa. Supreme Court Justice

Mel Blount, Craig Bingham, Chuckie Okobi and Chris Hoke were all downtown at the County Courthouse today.

01/13/2015

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Local Shot Spotter Testing Had Flaws, But Won’t Delay Implementation

No, it’s not some futuristic NCIS law enforcement tool.

01/12/2015

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Attorney General Kane: “I Did Nothing Illegal”

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Friday she did “nothing illegal” in her first remarks about a report that she could face charges over a grand jury leak.

01/10/2015

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Kane Files For Divorce From Husband Of 14 Years

State Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who has already endured a tough year professionally, has filed for divorce after 14 years of marriage, saying her union is irretrievably broken.

12/27/2014

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Residents Ask: Do Coal Ash Changes Go Far Enough?

For decades residents in Beaver County have lived next to a sprawling lagoon called Little Blue — the largest coal ash impoundment in the nation — which has leached chemicals into their groundwater and wells.

12/22/2014

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$500K From Grant To Fund 500 Bikes For Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Bike Share plans to spend $500,000 from a federal grant to outfit the city with 500 bicycles for the public bicycle-sharing program.

12/19/2014

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Local Woman Hails Improved Relations With Cuba

When President Obama addressed the nation with word that he was going to normalize relations with Cuba, one local woman was watching intently.

12/17/2014

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Wolf’s $1B Drilling Tax Prediction Might Be High

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf might have been off the mark by hundreds of millions of dollars when he said during his campaign that a new severance tax on natural gas drillers would raise more than $1 billion, potentially complicating his bid to secure new funding for Pennsylvania schools and alleviate a severe budget shortfall.

12/07/2014

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Mayor Peduto Creates Half-Dozen New City Positions

It’s a new kind of administration, with strange new titles.

12/05/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Wolf Talks Election, Budget In First TV Interview Since Win

Governor-elect Tom Wolf was in Pittsburgh this evening to support Rich Fitzgerald’s bid for re-election as county executive.

12/04/2014

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Wolf Claims He Will Inherit $2 Billion Budget Deficit

Charles Zogby, Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget secretary, acknowledged on Wednesday a shortfall in revenues and unexpected expenses in the current budget, shortfalls that the Corbett administration says require additional adjustment

12/03/2014

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President Obama Unveils Executive Actions On Immigration

Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.”

11/20/2014

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