Pennsylvania Seeking To Change The Gas Tax, Looking For Other Revenue OptionsWith more people driving hybrid and electric cars, the gas tax is not bringing in the money it once did. That money is critically needed to repair the Commonwealth's roads and bridges. So the state is looking for a way to eliminate the gas tax and 'replace' it with some other revenue stream.
2 Pennsylvania State Senators Invite MLB To Host 2021 All-Star Game In PittsburghTwo state senators are inviting Major League Baseball to host the 2021 All-Star Game in Pittsburgh.
Pennsylvania Sen. Doug Mastriano, Who Was At U.S. Capitol During Attack, Urged To ResignA local Democrat in the Pennsylvania Senate says a Republican colleague who was on the scene when a violent mob of fellow Donald Trump supporters commandeered the U.S. Capitol should resign.
'People Are Screaming For Reform': State Legislation Following Antwon Rose's Death 2 Years Ago Expected To Be On Gov. Wolf's Desk SoonFriday marks two years since Antwon Rose II was shot and killed by an East Pittsburgh Police Officer.
Sen. Jay Costa Facing Rare Challenge In Democratic Primary From Businessman Bill Brittain, Who Is 'Pushing For The Future' Of The PartySen. Jay Costa is facing a challenge from businessman Bill Brittain.
'I Tried To Call Over 400 Times Today': Pennsylvanians Get Busy Signals While Trying To File For UnemploymentToday we got a clearer idea of how many people across Pennsylvania have lost their jobs during this pandemic.
Local Police Officers Participate In Active Shooter Drill On East Side Of PittsburghNo matter how much active shooter training police officers get, instructor Stephen Shaulis said it's never enough. Shaulis walked KDKA through Thursday's drill at St. Colman School in Turtle Creek.
Sen. Costa Talks Pennsylvania BudgetState Senator Jay Costa believes there are numerous other methods to solve the budget crisis than pension cuts. He joined Mike Pintek to talk about his ideas.
Proposed Law Could Force UPMC To Contract With HighmarkYou know the commercials by now. The UPMC vs. Highmark ads are reminiscent of political ads. Some ads are ending by urging people to call their legislatures and urge them to vote for a set of bills. What bill are they talking about?
US Airways, American Airlines Merger's Effects On Pittsburgh KDKA's Rob Pratte talks to State Sen. Jay Costa, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, State Rep. Mark Mustio, and a former airline employee about the US Airways and American Airlines merger and its effects on the region.
Experts Discuss Lottery PrivatizationKDKA Radio's Mike Pintek speaks with the Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin and Marshall College Dr. G. Terry Madonna in the first half of the hour.
Sen. Costa On The Highmark & WPAHS Deal Gone BadKDKA's Radio Mike Pintek talked with State House Minority Leader Jay Costa about the Highmark and WPAHS deal that has fallen apart.
Jay Costa Talks With Rob Pratte About State IssuesState Sen. Jay Costa Stopped by the KDKA Radio studios to talk with Rob Pratte to discuss what direction the state is headed.
State Senate Has Full Plate Heading Into RecessThere's a lot left to vote on before the PA Senate heads to their election recess, including the Marcellus Shale severance tax that Ed Rendell is wants passed. Senator Jay Costa joins Larry and John with the latest from Harrisburg.