2 Local Congressmen Face Off On Republican Health PlanCongressman Mike Doyle, a Democrat, says there's a reason why House Republicans are striking the word “affordable” from the title of their health care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare.”
Are Congressmen Ducking Their Constituents By Not Holding Town Hall Meetings?Across the country, members of Congress are being accused of ducking their constituents.
Some Lawmakers Trying To Expand FDA’s Authority Over CosmeticsCosmetic companies are not required to report injuries or "serious adverse" reactions to the FDA.
House Democrats Stage Protest In Dispute Over GunsAn unusual sit-in of House Democrats has shut down the U.S. House of Representatives.
KDKA Investigation Gets Action On Over-Income Families In Public HousingImagine making $100,000 or more a year and still being able to live in federally-subsidized public housing. Sound implausible?
Obama Picks Ex-P&G Head To Lead Veterans Affairs President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with an influx of new veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Head Of Pittsburgh VA Placed On Administrative LeaveThe head of VA healthcare system in Pittsburgh is now out, placed Friday on administrative leave.
Congressman Rothfus Questions VA Pittsburgh Wait ListCongressional representatives in our region are asking why some 700 local veterans have waited months, and in some cases, even years to receive care from VA Pittsburgh healthcare system.
Outrage After 700 Local Veterans Kept On Waiting List, Shinseki ResignsTwo congressmen are criticizing the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System for keeping nearly 700 veterans on a list for medical care, some for more than a year.
Wolf Garners Big Endorsements In PittsburghMore than two dozen Allegheny County elected officials and Democratic Party leaders endorsed Tom Wolf for governor on Saturday afternoon.
Elected Officials Want To Renegotiate "The Big Fix"Call it “the big fix.” The federal government has ordered a $3 to $5 billion overhaul of the region's antiquated sewer and water systems to stop raw sewage from spilling into our rivers and streams.
Affordable Care Act Website Designers Grilled During Congressional HearingIt was the first Congressional hearing on why Healthcare.gov, the government's website to sign up for affordable health insurance under Obamacare, has been plagued with start-up problems.