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.
On the surface, absolutely nothing about Sophie Friedman Masloff said “mayor of a major American city.”
With the encouragement of his onetime rival, county Executive Rich Fitzgerald, former county Controller Mark Patrick Flaherty is considering a challenge to his successor, Chelsa Wagner.
So which is the bride and which is the groom?
A day after the Corbett administration said it won’t replace higher education adviser Ron Tomalis, the governor himself said Thursday he may revisit that decision if re-elected.
Did you hear the one about the two candidates for governor who walked into a bar?
Did you hear the one about the two candidates for governor who walked into a bar?
A day after the resignation of Ron Tomalis, special adviser to the governor on higher education, calls continued Wednesday for investigations into whether he was a “ghost employee” and into the state Department of Education’s email retention policy.
HARRISBURG -- Mark your calendars, the campaigns of Gov. Tom Corbett and his Democratic opponent, York County businessman Tom Wolf, have agreed to three debates this fall.
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial candidates don’t see eye to eye on most campaign issues, but they have agreed on where and when they will hold their debates.
Rolf Larsen, the only Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice to be impeached and removed from office, died of lung cancer Monday at Charles Morris Rehabilitation Center in Squirrel Hill. He was 79 and lived in Mount Washington.