Democratic U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz — running to replace Republican Gov. Tom Corbett — says students who get a two-year Associates Degree at community colleges should get free tuition for the remaining two years to get a Bachelor’s degree at one of Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities like California University, Indiana University, Slippery Rock or Clarion.
The house arrest sentence for former state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has been dropped, but could mean she’ll see jail time.
The judge in a federal court challenge to Pennsylvania’s 17-year-old law that bans recognition of same-sex marriages is rejecting two different attempts to dismiss the lawsuit.
Should “In God We Trust” be posted in public school buildings? That’s what a bill introduced by a suburban Pittsburgh legislator would require.
In addition to choosing Bill Peduto to be the next mayor of Pittsburgh, local voters also decided that city workers should live inside city limits.
Should city employees like police and firefighters be required to live in the city — or should the city be free to hire the most qualified employees no matter where they live?
Nov. 5, 2013, is Election Day KDKA has put together a guide to help you navigate the voting process.
Today is Election Day and there are some key races to be aware of in our area.
As the groundbreaking ceremonies wind down and the memorabilia is packed up, Luke Ravenstahl points to three major accomplishments.
A former democratic US Congressman who represented the Pittsburgh area for more than two decades has died.
Dan McClain describes himself as a hard-working local man. The 35-year-old Democratic County Council District 1 candidate was out campaigning on his grandparents’ street Friday.
As President Barack Obama pushed his Affordable Care Act, he often said this: “If you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep it.”
Since the death of big steel three decades ago, the towns of the Mon Valley have struggled just to keep their heads above water.
Consol Energy — formerly Consolidation Coal Company — is getting out of the domestic coal business, at least in West Virginia.
Lawmakers ended the government shutdown earlier this week with a last minute deal, but it could all happen again early next year if a long-term deal isn’t reached.