Rep. Mike Doyle
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.
The head of VA healthcare system in Pittsburgh is now out, placed Friday on administrative leave.
Congressional 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.
Two 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.
More than two dozen Allegheny County elected officials and Democratic Party leaders endorsed Tom Wolf for governor on Saturday afternoon.
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.
It 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.
Local leaders are weighing in following strong words from President Obama Saturday afternoon as the situation in Syria intensifies.
Local dignitaries took shovels in hand to officially break ground for this region’s new post exchange or PX in Moon Township.
Officials have announced that the 911th Airlift Wing will remain open at least through 2014.
The fate of the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township could be announced on Wednesday, members of Congress tell KDKA.