Could Biden’s infrastructure bill help heal the scars highways created? | Opinion
From the interstate highway system to public housing, some of America’s most discriminatory and damaging policies have been implemented under the auspices of the need for better infrastructure.
Buses may stop at 5 p.m., but her Mom’s care is 7 days a week, Pgh. woman tells USDot Secretary Buttigieg
Lisa Gonzalez is a Pittsburgh community organizer veteran, family caretaker, and Community Worker at Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 public school. She relies on public transportation for her many responsibilities.
Buttigieg to inherit a crumbling network of roads, subways and rails at DOT
For example, two presidents have vowed to replace the aging Brent Spence Bridge between Cincinnati and northern Kentucky, but there’s still no plan to do so. In fact, the bridge closed down for a month because of damage it sustained in a November truck accident. Officials just reopened it a few days before Christmas.
In Buttigieg’s candidacy, Pa.’s young LGBTQ voters saw themselves – and a way forward
For Temple University student Brendan Hamel, former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg's 2020 campaign for the White House, was a source of both reassurance and a reflection.
It’s Super Tuesday: Why what happens on Wednesday will be big for Pa. | Tuesday Morning Coffee
Voters in 14 states make their choices today, with broad implications for what happens in Pennsyylvania, where voters head to the polls on April 28.
Warren and Landrieu? That could be just the ticket for 2020 Dems | Opinion
The fiasco in Iowa, the pathetic debate, and the growing likelihood of a brokered convention, are grounds for serious concern -- if not panic.
Quinnipiac Poll: 2020 Dems narrowly top Trump; Prez still underwater | Friday Morning Coffee
The 2020 Dem primary pack holds narrow leads over Trump in a critical battleground state.
New Hampshire Muddle: Bernie Sanders underwhelms the Yogi Berra Democrats | Dick Polman
As Yogi Berra also warned, “You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.”
On the trail in New Hampshire, a Pennsylvanian watches the ‘Humans of 2020’
Michala Butler, a Temple University student from Harrisburg, Pa., spent five days in New Hampshire capturing the sights and sounds of the primary.
Voter faith in the DNC was fraying in 2016; Iowa unravelled it entirely | Opinion
It is hard to see how the Iowa Caucuses keep their lead position.The Iowa Caucuses seem dead. And Tom Perez and the DNC are to blame.
New F&M Poll: Biden leads Pa. primary pack; Trump’s still underwater in a key 2020 battleground state | Thursday Morning Coffee
Voter interest in the 2020 contest, where Pennsylvania, with 20 electoral votes, could again play a determinative role, remains high. Nearly two-thirds of the state's registered voters (67 percent), say they're very interested in the coming election.
With Iowa caucuses closing in, where do the 2020 Dems stand on health care coverage? | Analysis
By Simon F. Haeder With the Iowa caucuses closing in, there’s no doubt that health care is one of the most important topics of debate for many Americans. The 2020 Democratic candidates have all talked about their proposals for health health reform using terms like universal coverage, public option, “Medicare for All,” and single-payer. What […]