Pittsburgh City Controller: City Still Managing Finances Despite Taking Hit Due To CoronavirusPittsburgh City Controller Michael Lamb says Pittsburgh’s economy is taking a hit because of COVID-19, but the city is still managing its finances.
Carnegie Mellon University Files Brief Standing With Harvard, MIT To Block ICE Rule On International StudentsCarnegie Mellon University is joining other colleges and universities in pushing back against the Trump administration’s decision to make international students leave the country if they plan on taking classes entirely online this fall.
Pa. Attorney General Vows To 'Continue This Battle On Behalf Of Women Everywhere' Following Supreme Court's Contraception RulingThe Supreme Court has upheld Trump administration rules allowing some employers to refuse to provide free contraceptive coverage on religious grounds.
Rep. Mike Kelly Donating Blood Plasma To Research After Coronavirus RecoveryA congressman from Pennsylvania who has recovered from coronavirus is now helping other patients.
Gov. Wolf Won't Yet Announce Potential New Order Impacting Restaurants, BarsGov. Tom Wolf will not make an announcement today about a potential new order that would impact restaurants and bars.
Pennsylvania Tries Luck Again At Auctioning Off Mini-Casino LicensePennsylvania will again seek to auction a mini-casino license on Sept. 2, under orders from state lawmakers.
Report: Labor Unions' 'Strike For Black Lives' To Highlight RacismA national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout this month to protest against systemic racism.
Western Pa. May Be Losing Political Clout, At Least In Democratic PrimariesWith the November election just four months from tomorrow, how important is this region politically?
Vice President Pence Visiting Lordstown, Ohio, For Electric Pickup Truck UnveilingVice President Mike Pence is heading to Ohio for the unveiling of a new electric pickup truck.
Pa. AG: Grand Jury Probe Finds Regulatory Failures By DEP, Health Dept. In Natural Gas DrillingA grand jury investigation into Pennsylvania's large natural gas drilling industry released Thursday by state Attorney General Josh Shapiro has found systematic failures in state departments regulating that industry.
Pa. House Votes On New Speaker After Mike Turzai Steps DownThe Pennsylvania House turned to a seven-term Republican member Monday to become its next speaker, elevating him to the chamber’s top job a week after his predecessor stepped down in mid-term.
Mayor Peduto Proposes Creation Of Permanent LGBTQIA+ CommissionMayor Bill Peduto has sent legislation to City Council in order to create a permanent LGBTQIA+ Commission within the city.
Pa. Attorney General Supports Supreme Court's DACA Decision, Saying 'Dreamers Are Americans'The Supreme Court has rejected President Donald Trump's effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants.
Mayor Peduto Says He Hopes Newly-Formed Police Reform Task Force Creates 'Real, Sustained Change'Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has assembled a Community Task Force on Police Reform.
President Trump References Antwon Rose In Speech Before Signing Executive Order On Police PracticesFollowing weeks of national protests since the death of George Floyd, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on policing Tuesday.