U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey took to the floor of the Senate Wednesday afternoon to defend his scaled back bill to require background checks of some, but not all, gun purchases.
In a 4 to 5 vote, Ross Township commissioners voted down a tentative approval to turn the old Highland Country Club into a residential neighborhood.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to begin debate, and vote, on controversial legislation to privatize the state-owned liquor system.
The bid to turn classrooms into condos is up for a vote Wednesday at the Pittsburgh Public Schools board meeting.
Steve Bland is no longer the CEO of the Port Authority.
The fate of Port Authority CEO Steve Bland remains in limbo. On Friday morning, the Port Authority Board was expected to fire Bland or accept his forced resignation. It was expected to be a heated meeting, but instead, it never happened.
A change may be coming to the head office at the Port Authority of Allegheny County.
Pittsburgh is known for its bridges and rivers, but one in particular is getting some special attention.
All it needs now is the President’s signature. Late Tuesday night, the House of Representatives approved a bill to avert the Fiscal Cliff.
The advertising, the robo calls, the endless campaign appearances will all be over on Tuesday, and it will be up to you and your voting booth. With turnout expected in the 70 percent range, the Director of Elections in Allegheny County, Mark Wolosik, says you can expect lines in the hours before and after work.
If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.
It’s the final push toward Election Day.
Tomorrow, the State Supreme Court will take on a legal challenge to Pennsylvania’s new Voter Identification Law.
The deepest cuts in Port Authority history are slated to go into effect in two weeks, but there is growing hope they can be avoided. Port Authority unions voted to ratify a new contract Sunday evening.
The Pittsburgh Public Schools Board voted to furlough 280 employees. Officials say 180 of them are teachers. The furloughs were decided based on seniority and certification.