Commentary

Why the IRS is legally required to give Congress Trump’s tax returns – but...

If the president is rewarded for his recalcitrance, accountability loses.

What to do about Pittsburgh’s population loss? A few prescriptions | Opinion

It starts with ending public school teacher and mass transit strikes; prevailing wage reform; ending economic development subsidies, and allowing voter approval for all local tax increases.

A modest proposal to fund transportation — without raising taxes | Opinion

the source of three-quarters of the State Police operating budget ought not be a burden on the motoring public. Here's a way to fix that.

Brian Sims was right, defending abortion rights is a critical fight. His tactics were...

Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers.So we have some thoughts about state Rep. Brian Sims' most recent star turn in the national media spotlight after he posted a Twitter video of himself haranguing some protesters who'd gathered...

Ramadan 2019: Why it’s called Ramadan – six questions about the holiday answered |...

There are many misunderstandings around Ramadan. A scholar explains the religious observance and its spiritual significance.

Does the NRA need to worry about losing its nonprofit status? | Analysis

By Philip HackneyOliver North sought a second term as president of the National Rifle Association.It was not to be.NRA first Vice President Richard Childress read a note from North aloud to thousands of the...

It’s time to get our heads together on infrastructure | Opinion

This is about the public’s safety, and both our region’s and our nation’s economy.

‘This can never happen again:’ At Capitol rally, activists push for bill criminalizing ‘sextortion’

The bill would address a shortcoming in state law that now allows these cases to fall through the legal cracks, supporters argued Tuesday.