Rep. Tim Murphy

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Congressman Rothfus Questions VA Pittsburgh Wait List

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.

06/06/2014

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Many Worried Expiration Of Unemployment Benefits Could Have Crippling Effects

More than one million unemployed Americans lost their benefits Saturday as the Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program expired.

12/28/2013

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Rep. Murphy Hopes Mental Health Bill Will Prevent Future School Tragedies

Police in Connecticut have released thousands of pages of documents from the investigation into last year’s school massacre in Newtown, Conn.

12/27/2013

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Rep. Murphy Proposes Mental Health Reforms

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) Earlier this year a man who was allegedly hallucinating and paranoid killed his 76 year-old grandmother in Gibsonia when he said the “Archangel Michael” made him do it. The family told KDKA’s John Shumway when it happened they wanted to see laws change because families need protection against thoughts who they feel are violent but have yet to act out.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/12/2013

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Pittsburgh’s World War II Memorial

It’s been a very long time coming. After 13-long years, Pittsburgh’s World War II Memorial was dedicated on Dec. 6.

12/06/2013

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Hundreds Attend Dedication Ceremony For Pittsburgh’s World War II Memorial

After 13 long years, Pittsburgh’s World War II Memorial was dedicated this morning.

12/06/2013

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Healthcare.gov Enrollment Numbers Lower Than Expected

Healthcare.gov enrollment numbers are lower than expected.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/14/2013

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Affordable Care Act Website Designers Grilled During Congressional Hearing

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.

10/24/2013

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Veterans On Government Shutdown: “Don’t Hold Us Hostage, We’re Not Pawns, We’re People”

The government shutdown has denied death benefits to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

10/09/2013

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Legionella Bacteria Turns Up During Routine Testing At VA Complex In Oakland

In May of last year the opening of the VA Hospital’s new medical building in Oakland was a tonic after all the bad publicity because of the Legionella bacteria outbreak at veterans’ facilities here.

08/30/2013

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Groundbreaking Kicks Off Construction Of Region’s New PX

Local dignitaries took shovels in hand to officially break ground for this region’s new post exchange or PX in Moon Township.

08/29/2013

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Sen. Casey Calling For Quick Action To Fix Local Locks & Dams

Sen. Bob Casey sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner on Friday asking for quick action on a bill to repair locks and dams in this region.

06/21/2013

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911th Airlift Wing To Stay Open Through 2014

Officials have announced that the 911th Airlift Wing will remain open at least through 2014.

03/13/2013

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911th Airlift Wing’s Future Could Be Revealed On Wednesday

The fate of the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township could be announced on Wednesday, members of Congress tell KDKA.

03/12/2013

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