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Defined by its three rivers, Pittsburgh must continue to fight for clean water |...

Half of America’s rivers and streams are still degraded and considered impaired. We must not let the Clean Water Act be gutted by wrong-headed rule making.

Precedent? Nah, the Senate gets to reinvent its rules in every impeachment | Opinion

Everybody seems to be using the word “precedent” right now. The word has multiple meanings, though, so what people mean by “precedent” is often unclear and confusing.

Fox News says impeachment is boring. Don’t listen. It’s history before your eyes |...

More than once, readers have written in, or people have stopped me, to complain about their fellow Americans' ignorance of the basic functions of government.Incandescent with anger, they'll complain that, while their neighbors don't...

The two sides of Pa. House Speaker Mike Turzai’s retirement announcement | Editorial Cartoon

The Pennsylvania House's top Republican says he won't seek re-election in 2020. Some believe it's a stage-setter for a 2022 bid for governor.

New poll: Majority of Pa. voters want Toomey to keep an open mind on...

Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers.U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., may want to hasten President Donald Trump's impeachment trial to a hasty conclusion, but voters in a key 2020 battleground state have other ideas.Nearly two-thirds...

The cost of these Pa. special elections is anything but special for the taxpayers...

Pennsylvania state House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, says one of his main concerns is to “protect taxpayers.'' However, one of his recent moves did anything but “protect taxpayers.''

New report finds PFAS exposure much more widespread than previously reported | Thursday Morning...

Researchers have found the 'Forever Chemicals' in New York, D.C., and other major cities.

Who are the real winners and losers in the Pa. Lottery’s jackpots? | Opinion

In the end, everyone loses – except the instant-gratification stalwarts, who once again will boast about keeping the state budget numbers balanced.

Where are all the Hispanic executives? How Pittsburgh explains the gap | Analysis

Pittsburgh is the only large city in the U.S. to nearly reach equity. Hispanics comprise 1.3 percent of the city’s executive workforce and 1.4 percent of its overall labor market.

Pa. made a $44M Census mistake in 2010. How one group is trying to...

"The rate of uncounted young kids in urban areas is double or triple the national figure," an advocacy group says.