President Barack Obama is scheduled to travel to Pittsburgh next week.
Bill Peduto is set to take the oath as Pittsburgh’s 60th mayor and a big change was also made this morning to City Council.
The cold and snowy weather forced the mayor’s inauguration to move inside.
Mayor-Elect Bill Peduto showed up at the City-County Building with a bucket and bible.
The chairman of Pennsylvania’s $26.5 billion state employee pension system said Monday he is stepping down, partly because of state Treasurer Rob McCord’s criticism of the handling of allegations of possible misconduct against its chief investment officer.
Last year, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and eight out of nine council members said it was time for Pittsburgh to end its financially distressed status under Act 47.
Some Allegheny County employees are being accused of manipulating the system to earn higher pensions, and it is costing taxpayers millions of dollars.
“It was emotional,” Pittsburgh’s mayor-elect Bill Peduto told KDKA political editor Jon Delano on Monday afternoon.
President Obama welcomed 16 newly-elected mayors to the White House Friday afternoon, including Pittsburgh’s new mayor, Bill Peduto.
Nelson Mandela made one visit to Pittsburgh back in 1991. But one local man has a very special connection to Mandela.
Hundreds of people showed up Wednesday night to the Baldwin-Whitehall school board meeting after the resignation of one of its members.
Calling herself a pragmatic centrist Democrat, Katie McGinty says she’s the candidate with the background, experience, and issues to beat Republican Gov. Tom Corbett.
Dr. Charles Krauthammer’s new book, “Things that Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics,” addresses three decades of his news experience.
If you think the road and bridge repair this past summer was pretty intense, wait until you see what happens next year.
It has been a year since Barack Obama was re-elected as president, and it has been year that has seen the divide between the Democrats and the Republicans deepen.