An amendment has been made to the CROWN Act, which is the city's new hairstyle discrimination protection law.
Amendment Made To CROWN ActAn amendment has been made to the CROWN Act, which is the city's new hairstyle discrimination protection law.
Local Republicans Call For Investigation Of Nursing Home Death Count While Wolf Disputes AllegationsRepublican members of Congress are questioning whether Gov. Tom Wolf followed New York Governor Cuomo's alleged undercounting of nursing home coronavirus-related deaths; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Thousands Of Pennsylvanians Are Switching Parties As Political Tumult Marks Start Of 2021More than 21,000 Pennsylvania voters have switched their party registration. As political editor Jon Delano reports, one party is losing members at more than twice the rate of the other.
Reporter Update: Lt. Gov. Fetterman Officially Announces Candidacy For SenateKDKA's Amy Wadas has more on Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, of Braddock, officially announcing that he will run for U.S. Senate.
Gov. Tom Wolf To Seek Big Increase In School FundingGov. Tom Wolf will propose a sweeping new plan to dramatically boost funding for public schools during his budget address, which has been delayed until Wednesday.
Fiasco At Pennsylvania State Department Leads To Secretary's Resignation And Upends Sexual Abuse Survivors' Ability To SuePennsylvania's Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar is resigning over her office's failure to advertise a proposed constitutional amendment; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Pennsylvania Secretary Of State Kathy Boockvar Leaving JobPennsylvania Secretary Of State Kathy Boockvar is leaving the Wolf administration after the Department of State failed to advertise a constitutional amendment as required.
Gov. Wolf Unveils 2021 AgendaGov. Tom Wolf unveiled his 2021 agenda, focusing heavily on pandemic recovery.
Local Leaders Have High Hopes As A Result Of Biden's Special Relationship To PittsburghPresident Joe Biden needs no introduction to Pittsburgh, as he has been to this region many times over the years. Local leaders hope this will bring dividends to this area; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
New Website Places Inauguration Bernie In Any LocationA new website allows anyone to play with the viral photo of Sen. Bernie Sanders in his mittens at the Inauguration, and put him in lots of different locations.
Pittsburgh-Lifer Ed Gainey Running For MayorMayor Bill Peduto's run for a third term as mayor is being challenged by a local state representative. KDKA's Jon Delano has more with state Rep. Ed Gainey.
2020 Inauguration Ceremony Will Look Different This YearJoe Biden will be sworn in tomorrow as the 46th president of the United States, but his inauguration ceremony will look very different than what the nation is used to seeing; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Pa. Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine To Join Biden AdministrationPresident-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health.
Allegheny Co. Executive Rich Fitzgerald Invited To Attend Joe Biden’s InaugurationFitzgerald was reportedly invited by Congressman Conor Lamb of Mt. Lebanon.
Pa. State Senator David Arnold Dies Following Battle With Brain CancerPennsylvania State Senator David Arnold has passed away following a battle with brain cancer.
Jim Brewster Sworn In As State Senator In Pa.'s 45th DistrictDemocrat Jim Brewster was sworn in for a new term as state senator after the Republican-controlled Senate refused to seat him.
Judge Upholds Counting Of Challenged Mail-In Ballots In Brewster-Ziccarelli CaseU.S. District Judge J. Nicholas Ranjan has rejected the argument by Republican Nicole Ziccarelli that Allegheny County was not justified in counting 311 mail-in ballots without a handwritten date. That upholds Rep. Jim Brewster's win.
Ruling In Brewster-Ziccarelli Election Case Now Expected TuesdayThere will not be a decision today in the court case involving the 45th State Senate election. Senate Republican leaders have refused to swear in Democrat Jim Brewster even though he was certified as the winner. His challenger is still arguing some ballots should be tossed; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman Could Face Potential Competition In Bid For Senate Seat In 2022Lt. Gov John Fetterman announced he is considering running for the U.S. Senate, but he could face potential challengers; KDKA's Political Editor Jon Delano reports.
Pa. Lt. Gov. John Fetterman Considering Senate Run In 2022Pennsylvania's Lt. Gov. John Fetterman is considering a run for the United States Senate in 2022.
Rick Saccone Resigns From Position At St. Vincent College After Posting Video From U.S. CapitolThe former western Pennsylvania state representative has resigned from his position at St. Vincent College after posting a now-deleted video of himself at the Capitol to social media; KDKA's Andy Sheehan reports.
Transition Of Power: Members Of Congress Plan To ObjectAs Congress meets today to formalize the election of Joe Biden, several Republican members of Congress are planning to raise objections. However, KDKA's John Shumway spoke with Duquesne University President and historian Ken Gormley about what this all means and he says it's nothing new.
Political Theater: Senators Raising Objections To Vote CertificationWhen Congress meets today to formalize the victory of President-Elect Joe Biden, several members of the House and Senate are planning to raise objections. However, President of Duquesne University and presidential historian Ken Gormley told KDKA's John Shumway it's nothing new.
Pa. Sen. Jim Brewster Not Sworn In As State Senate Dissolves Into Chaos Over Contested ElectionA local Democratic state senator, certified by the state as receiving the most votes, was denied his seat in the Pennsylvania Senate in a raucous swearing-in day at the state Capital in Harrisburg; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.