Why Pittsburgh is above average for non-car transit, and how it might be getting better

BY: - May 20, 2021

Let’s hope this is just the start of efforts to loosen the grip that cars have had on Pittsburgh’s transportation system.

Pa. Reps. Perry, Kelly vote ‘no’ to condemn QAnon

BY: - October 2, 2020

Other members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation voted to condemn the conspiracy group.

Pa. officials reject Trump EPA move to ease enforcement during pandemic

BY: - April 19, 2020

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania officials are pledging tough enforcement of environmental laws during the COVID-19 pandemic after the Trump administration announced that it would ease up on pollution rules. Late last month, the U.S. EPA laid out what the agency called a “temporary enforcement discretion policy.” It states that EPA won’t penalize polluters for failing to […]

Actor/activist Susan Sarandon backs Doyle primary challenger Jerry Dickinson

BY: - April 17, 2020

Democrat Jerry Dickinson is primarying veteran incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, D-18th District, which includes Pittsburgh and its suburbs.

Congressman Mike Doyle, Sen. Lindsey Williams, others call on Allegheny County’s Democratic chair to resign

BY: - February 21, 2020

The fallout from a controversial endorsement meeting last week continues.

On Roe v. Wade anniversary, primary challenger calls out Rep. Mike Doyle for backing Hyde Amendment

BY: - January 23, 2020

By Charlie Deitch PITTSBURGH —On the 47th Anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, Democratic 18th Congressional district hopefu Jerry Dickinson is calling out incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle for his long-standing support, until last year, of the Hyde Amendment, which restricts federal funding for abortion procedures except in certain […]

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick breaks with GOP, votes with Dems to approve landmark prescription drug pricing bill

BY: and - December 12, 2019

The bill passed Thursday comes amid a flurry of legislative action on Capitol Hill. It is unlikely to win approval in the GOP-led U.S. Senate.

Trump rules could push nearly 290K Pennsylvanians off food stamps | Analysis

BY: - December 8, 2019

"These proposed changes to SNAP will only increase hunger and food insecurity across Pennsylvania," a senior Wolf administration official said this week.

‘The conscience of our caucus’: Pa.’s U.S. House lawmakers pay tribute to Rep. Elijah Cummings

BY: and - October 17, 2019

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., will temporarily lead the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which Cummings chaired

Pa. Rep. Mike Doyle wants 2020 Dems to talk about more than Trump

BY: - July 21, 2019

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation was quite different when U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle arrived on Capitol Hill as a Democratic freshman back in 1995.  Pennsylvania’s 21 U.S. House members and two senators were men. Nearly half of the state’s congressional delegation had been in office for a decade or more.  Democrat Bill Clinton was in […]


This is why you should tell your U.S. senator to vote to restore ‘net neutrality’ | John L. Micek

BY: - April 11, 2019

Fundamentally, the issue is one of fairness and consumer freedom.

House passes Rep. Mike Doyle’s bill reviving Obama-era Net Neutrality rules

BY: - April 10, 2019

Senate supporters of the bill sponsored by the 18th District Democrat have “some strategies” to build support for the effort.