One of Pittsburghs famed yellow bridges (Brookings Institution image).

Robotics Factory funded by Build Back Better grant finds a new Pittsburgh home

BY: - July 17, 2023

The location between the city’s Strip District and Lawrenceville neighborhoods is known as Robotics Row for the concentration of robotics startups.

Biden meets with county leaders in D.C., promotes Build Back Better plan

BY: - February 16, 2022

'Families are getting clobbered by the cost of everyday things,' Biden told members of the National Association of Counties.


At the end of his first year, it’s Biden versus his implacable foes | Dick Polman

BY: - January 24, 2022

Fairly or not, voters generally have a what-have-you-done-for-me-lately attitude. Republicans are capitalizing.


Here’s why spending $2T won’t make inflation worse than it already is | Opinion

BY: - January 14, 2022

I'm an economist. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's opposition to President Joe Biden's domestic agenda is misguided.


My journey to Washington for a pathway to citizenship | Opinion

BY: - December 12, 2021

In Pa., a path to citizenship would bring more than $51 million to the state's economy, funds that can be used to improve the quality of life of thousands of young people and adults


Biden’s domestic bill would fund reforestation in cities in Pa., elsewhere | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - December 6, 2021

The White House's 'Build Back Better' plan calls for $2.5B for urban canopies focused on underserved communities.

Rural leaders fear they’ll miss out on infrastructure money | Analysis

BY: - November 28, 2021

The local leaders we have in rural communities are just trying to do their best,” he said. “They’re just making sure that the roads have gravel on them


How Pa. can get charged up for an electric vehicle future

BY: - November 28, 2021

Congress and the commonwealth each have a role to play. We can't afford to wait any longer.

How paid leave, a tax cut for the rich, and more could get axed from Biden’s social policy bill

BY: and - November 27, 2021

Any changes made in the Senate will mean the bill must return to the House for another vote before it could be signed into law.

Immigration protections in Biden’s domestic bill face test in the Senate; Pa. lawmakers react

BY: - November 25, 2021

House Democrats sent a letter to Senate leaders urging them to include a pathway to citizenship in the final bill.


Maybe deficits do matter after all | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - November 24, 2021

Both political parties have been irresponsible about the national debt. Do the Dems want to make it worse?

In first in-person town hall, Pa.’s Dean touts infrastructure law, Biden’s domestic agenda

BY: - November 23, 2021

'These ... bills remind us of the effective governing that is being done,' the Montgomery County lawmaker said