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.
A United Methodist pastor was convicted Monday of breaking church law by officiating his son’s same-sex wedding and could be defrocked after a high-profile trial that has rekindled debate over the denomination’s policy on gay marriage.
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.