With a unanimous vote, Pittsburgh City Council passed anti-discrimination legislation Tuesday that will create a Gender Equity Commission.
The process took 45 minutes with 16 political observers and county officials watching.
Councilmembers could find money in a general fund to support an affordable housing program, Councilman R. Daniel Lavelle said.
Council may keep mental health workers from using “conversion therapy” that targets sexual orientation in minors.
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein filed a Commonwealth Court petition on behalf of more than 100 voters.
Pittsburgh’s resurrected Ethics Hearing Board began meeting this month. It can look into ethics complaints across the city government.
A survey of 25 public records requests shows only five departments disclosed at least parts of camera recordings.
The Trump-Clinton divide will carry over into the holiday feast for any number of families today.
District 1 councilman Tom Baker, R-Ross, was the only vote against increasing the county executive's salary.
Pittsburgh City Council tackled several high-profile issues Monday, including a proposal to add more body-worn cameras for police.
He took pride in tackling large-scale issues such as cyber security, narcotics addiction, police-community relations and health-care fraud.
Rivers Casino and Pittsburgh officials have a one-year deal to secure millions in gaming revenue for the city.
Some are terrified of a hostile climate toward minorities under a Trump presidency, while others see hope in a post-election cooldown.
Election officials are now tallying votes for president, U.S. Senate, Congressional seats and state offices and legislative seats.
Reps. Shuster, Doyle and Rothfus all won their contests; Rep. Murphy was unopposed.
It will be a perfect day to hit the polls, and in Allegheny County, 68 percent of its residents are expected to vote.
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On eve of Election Day, the Democratic presidential candidate asks crowd to vote for “a hopeful, inclusive, and big-hearted America.”
A California-based super PAC is purchasing rides to the polls through Uber and Lyft across Pennsylvania on Election Day.
City Council members who divulge confidential information from closed-door meetings could be slapped with fines up to $500.
In past elections, voters typically weighed the positive and negative aspects for each candidate, Bishop Zubik said.