Purchase of an archiving system to preserve any potential public records among deleted state worker email, although a good first step, “does not solve any of the immediate problems,” the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association’s media counsel said Friday.
The Steel City leans, if even just a bit, further left than the Mile High City. Yes, you read that right, er, correctly.
The Steel City leans, if even just a bit, further left than the Mile High City. Yes, you read that right, er, correctly.
On Monday, thousands of union members will tramp through the streets of Pittsburgh in a traditional show of labor solidarity that’s the unofficial kickoff of the fall campaign season.
Tom Wolf, the Democratic nominee for governor, welcomed the prospect of expanded access to health care for many Pennsylvanians under the compromise between the Corbett and Obama administrations but said that, if elected, he would consider a more straightforward extension of Medicaid.
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s working poor could start receiving subsidized health insurance as early as Jan. 1 now that the federal government has approved the state’s proposed Medicaid overhaul.
A wave of critical advertising has done nothing to shrink Democrat Tom Wolf’s substantial lead over Gov. Tom Corbett, according to the latest survey from Franklin & Marshall College.
The state has begun exploring ways it might archive emails that routinely are deleted by its 80,000 executive branch employees so those documents would be preserved for litigation and Right to Know reviews, a spokesman said late Thursday.
Ronald Winkelvoss has been in the taxi business for 45 years, as a driver, mechanic, dispatcher and now as president of a slew of cab companies operating in and around Philadelphia.
HARRISBURG — A report from Pennsylvania’s largest teachers union says poor school districts have fared worse than wealthy ones in state funding and student performance.
Since last year, the Duquesne Club has been creating quite a buzz with its rooftop beehives. Now it could find itself in a honey of a predicament with the city.
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania appellate court judges have added their voice to lower court decisions saying that certain state mandatory minimum sentencing laws are unconstitutional under a U.S. Supreme Court case decided last year.
Former state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin still has to say she’s sorry.
Pittsburgh’s Labor Day Parade is a traditional display of union solidarity, but this year the politics of the governor’s race has opened some fissures among union leaders.
HARRISBURG — A state commission charged with recommending a school funding formula heard testimony Wednesday about the history and complexity of paying for public education in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania is a state in which a same-sex couple can be married, then legally fired for it.
The Campaign for a Fresh Start, the election committee for Democrat Tom Wolf for governor, brought to Pittsburgh it’s protests of Gov. Tom Corbett’s handling of questions about his former higher education adviser Ron Tomalis.
Friends and fellow Pittsburghers savored the life and example of a pioneering politician Tuesday at a memorial service marked more by smiles than grief.
A federal grand jury that last year transfixed the Pittsburgh political establishment with its probe of then-Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s official and personal life expired Tuesday without filing any known city-related charges.
The funeral for former Pittsburgh Mayor Sophie Masloff will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Temple Sinai, 5505 Forbes Ave. in Squirrel Hill.
Former Pitts­burgh Mayor So­phie Masloff was re­mem­bered Sun­day as a per­son who came along at the right time for a city in tran­si­tion. Here is a sam­pling of com­ments from peo­ple who knew and worked with her.