Government & Politics

Pittsburgh’s next big ban bill | Editorial Cartoon

Cleveland's Myles Garrett was suspended indefinitely after a brawl with Steelers on Thursday night. Both teams were fined $250K, according to reports

State budget agency projects billion-dollar plus deficits in early 2020’s — and that’s without...

Better get used to budget fights.Pennsylvania’s fiscal watchdog agency is predicting deficits in the hundreds of millions of dollars annually over the next five years — some topping a billion dollars in the early...

Top Pa. Senate Democratic campaign staffer steps down after sexual harassment allegation

The staffer, David Marshall, was hired as executive director of the Senate Democratic Campaign Committee in 2017.

Daring opponents to stop them, Philly City Council passes a ‘red flag’ law |...

It's not clear whether Mayor Jim Kenney will sign the bill, however.

Impeachment witnesses George Kent and Bill Taylor are exactly the heroes we need right...

In their even tones and reassuringly professional manner, there was the hope our public institutions, will yet survive this aberration of a president.

Daryl Metcalfe responded to DePasquale’s climate change report in the most Daryl Metcalfe way...

The Democrat was engaging in 'Chicken Little pandering for higher political ambitions,' Metcalfe charged.

3 misperceptions about the State Department sure to surface this week | Opinion

A former State Department official says he's troubled by the politicization of the agency's mission as impeachment hearings unfold.

McCaffery, King win seats on Pa. Superior Court as Democrat Green-Hawkins concedes

Democratic Superior Court candidate Amanda Green-Hawkins officially conceded Wednesday, eight days after an election whose result led to a split decision to fill two judgeships on the busy appellate panel. Green-Hawkins, a former United Steelworkers...

Riding Virginia’s blue wave, Congress renews push for Equal Rights Amendment 

A similar resolution has been introduced in the GOP-controlled U.S. Senate, it's unclear whether it will get any traction.

How Pa’s members of Congress reacted to the first day of impeachment hearings

Here's what Pa.'s Capitol Hill delegation had to say. This list will be updated as more public comment becomes available