Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald already is running for re-election without a Democratic opponent in the May 19 primary, and with help from a little-known new political committee and his personal support, he’s trying to replace other Democrats who have opposed his policies.
Sale of a closed prison property in Hempfield will proceed as planned, despite the objections of state Sen. Kim Ward.
It’s official: This year’s race for Pittsburgh city controller will be contested.
One state Senate aide, when the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette pointed out the language, surmised it was “an oversight.”
HARRISBURG — The results are in from Gov. Tom Wolf’s initial search for inefficiencies in state government.
HARRISBURG — With his first budget address one week away, Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday called for halving the Pennsylvania corporate net income tax rate while changing reporting requirements for multistate corporations.
Predicting that the legislation will pass only if voters put the squeeze on his colleagues, state Rep. Anthony DeLuca, D-Penn Hills, today will roll out for the third time a bill to limit the income lawmakers receive from second jobs.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will have to make do with with just five justices until next year.
One developer is eyeing a major overhaul of a historic South Side cargo warehouse turned office complex, the PPG Place owner has its sights set on a grocery, and the proposed redevelopment of the upper floors of the Macy’s department store in Downtown may now include a hotel as well as apartments.
Allegheny County Airport has secured a $2.9 million state grant to reconstruct its public parking lot and sidewalks.
Mt. Lebanon plans to extend its municipal consent order on long-term planning for the region’s sanitary sewer infrastructure.
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Legislature’s pool of reserve cash grew for a second straight year.
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf’s package of nominees to fill two vacancies on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court fell apart Monday as Centre County President Judge Thomas Kistler withdrew his name and Senate Republicans said they might not move forward with the confirmation of Duquesne University’s law school dean, Ken Gormley.
When the campaign for governor ends, the contributions and expenses don’t. As strange as it might sound, candidates can receive money after the election and a few people actually continue to give until Dec. 31.
The fate of a Centre County judge Gov. Tom Wolf nominated for the state’s highest court was unsettled Friday as legislators and others raised questions about whether the judge sent a racially insensitive email.
HARRISBURG — Col. Marcus Brown, Gov. Tom Wolf’s choice to lead the state police, has served as a patrol officer, a SWAT commander and the second-in-command of the Baltimore police.
HARRISBURG — Six judges are competing for endorsements by Democratic Party leaders this weekend in the race for three openings on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Glassport Mayor Rosemary Bradley never planned to run for political office.
HARRISBURG — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is headed to Philadelphia on Monday, but he’s not coming north on a trade mission.
HARRISBURG — Less than three weeks after resigning as Pennsylvania treasurer, Rob McCord pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges that he attempted to extort contributions to his 2014 gubernatorial campaign from companies that might want to do business with the state.
City Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak confirmed Tuesday that she is circulating nominating petitions to challenge City Controller Michael Lamb’s re-election bid in the May 19 Democratic primary. Tuesday was the first day candidates could distribute petitions.