Sara Innamorato wins Dem nod for Allegheny Co. exec; Dugan prevails in DA’s race
Progressives come up big on a big night in local politics.
Allegheny County campaigns raise big bucks as the races come down to the wire
Voters will cast ballots in high-profile races for county executive, county council, and district attorney.
W.Pa pols tout federal investment in pollution monitoring
'Our region has been grappling with the consequences of air pollution for a long time,' Pittsburgh City Councilmember Erika Strassburger said.
Meet the Democrats running for Allegheny County Executive (so far)
Incumbent Rich Fitzgerald is term-limited, and the Democrat who wins the primary is highly likely to win in the general election.
UPMC has grown too big; Pa. lawmakers need to support its workers, new report finds
The report cites numerous UPMC employees who told of staffing shortages that affected their jobs and their patients.
W. Pa. Rep. Sara Innamorato is running for Allegheny County Executive
'We will hold polluters accountable and build a green economy here that is good for our environment and our region’s long-term growth, and provide good-paying union jobs,' she said.
Pa. passed a tax break for data centers. Now crypto-miners are taking advantage
The cost of the program is expected to grow from $5 million in 2021 to almost $90 million by 2027.
Bipartisan bill aims to allow Pa. lifers a chance at parole
'We are stronger communities with our elders and grandparents home,' an advocate argued.
Pa. lawmakers look to take a bite out of food delivery fees paid by restaurants | Friday Morning Coffee
"The average consumer just doesn't care. They want convenience," one frustrated restaurant owner said.
Wolf to sign $40.8B budget that spends on education, saves billions for the future
“This year’s budget reflects resilience,” Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward, R-Westmoreland, said.
Pa.’s parking-protected bike lane bill named in memory of Pgh resident Susan Hicks
"This year we hope to honor Susan, Emily, and the many others whose lives have been lost in bicycle and pedestrian crashes by getting it to the governor's desk," Rep. Sara Innamorato said.
Pgh. Dem lawmakers call out Wolf over Pa.’s vaccine roll out, ask for more direct communication to residents
Demand for the vaccine has spiked ever since the state expanded who can receive the vaccine under the 1A part of the vaccine roll-out plan.