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Politics - Local


Pittsburgh council considers protections for pregnant women

Measure would require “reasonable accommodations” for pregnant city employees and companies that do business with the city.



Proposed city budget includes property tax hike

The proposed budget includes a 0.5-mill real estate tax increase that would generate an additional $8 million.


 

Politics - Nation


Congress tightens rules for hospices

Hospice agencies must subject themselves to government inspections at least once every three years under new legislation OK’d by Congress.



Dems look to elders for impact on vote

Democrats are being spurred by polls showing the party has regained some support lost in the Obama years.


 


 

Early Returns


Perry on Politics: Roger Goodell and lessons not learned

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. (AP photo) By James M. Perry That marvelous word, pusillanimous, seems to neatly describe


Politics a poor excuse for refusing audit

State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale. (Darryll Sapp / Post-Gazette) Eugene DePasquale has some questions. It's up to the

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