Published on Sunday, 30 April 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
pre-existingThe GOP's obsession with repealing Obamacare at all costs is costing the people who need it the most. Yes, changes are needed to improve coverage, affordability and access. Repealing it would be a disaster.  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 28 April 2017 4:27 pm by
mayor-peduto-darlene-harris-trade-words-over-north-side-homeless-campA dispute about a homeless camp on the city's North Side has come home to roost for Mayor Bill Peduto, and the mayor's office responded with a Friday-afternoon statement blasting a political rival for politicizing the plight of the indigent....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 28 April 2017 4:27 pm by
mayor-peduto-darlene-harris-trade-words-over-north-side-homeless-campA dispute about a homeless camp on the city's North Side has come home to roost for Mayor Bill Peduto, and the mayor's office responded with a Friday-afternoon statement blasting a political rival for politicizing the plight of the indigent....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 28 April 2017 4:27 pm by
homeless-camp-issue-becomes-mayoral-campaign-fodderA dispute about a homeless camp on the city's North Side has come home to roost for Mayor Bill Peduto, and the mayor's office responded Friday afternoon by accusing City Councilwoman Darlene Harris of politicizing the plight of the indigent....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 27 April 2017 11:45 pm by
trump-orders-expedited-investigation-of-aluminum-importsWASHINGTON — Domestic aluminum has emerged as a priority industry for President Donald Trump, who ordered his administration to fast-track an investigation of whether imports are jeopardizing national security....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2017/04/27/Trump-investigation-aluminum-imports/stories/201704280117 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 27 April 2017 11:45 pm by
trump-orders-expedited-investigation-of-aluminum-importsWASHINGTON — Domestic aluminum has emerged as a priority industry for President Donald Trump, who ordered his administration to fast-track an investigation of whether imports are jeopardizing national security....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2017/04/27/Trump-investigation-aluminum-imports/stories/201704280117 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 28 April 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
chocolate-cakeTrump released his new tax plan and is touting it as the best tax cut in history. Problem is, it mostly benefits the wealthy, including Trump. Plus, there is no evidence of how he plans to pay for all of the lost revenue.  Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 27 April 2017 12:35 am by Sara Bauknecht
style-week-pittsburgh-unveils-event-lineup-for-2017 Just three months and counting until the fifth annual Style Week Pittsburgh brings fashion-focused events to venues across the city. Fashionistas (and quite a few fashionistos!) got a sneak peek of what to expect Aug. 17-20 at a preview party Wednesday evening at the Ace Hotel Pittsburgh in East Liberty. The theme for the week will be Style ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 27 April 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
gassing-babiesPresident Trump was SO emotional about the idea that little babies were being gassed by Syria's Assad. Meanwhile, Trump has no qualms about rolling back pollution standards and unleashing poison toxins on men, women and babies right here in this country.  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
brewed-on-grant-angry-driverYes, THIS really happened. The City Councilwoman Harris was recorded shouting at a cyclist. Oh, and she really DOES like to ride circus animals!  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 12:00 am by
trump-aides-tout-accomplishments-sidestep-unfulfilled-promises-ahead-of-100-day-markerWASHINGTON — He promised to build a border wall, repeal Obamacare, eliminate crime and leverage public-private partnerships to spur massive infrastructure investment....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 12:00 am by
trump-aides-tout-accomplishments-sidestep-unfulfilled-promises-ahead-of-100-day-markerWASHINGTON — He promised to build a border wall, repeal Obamacare, eliminate crime and leverage public-private partnerships to spur massive infrastructure investment....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 12:00 am by
district-judge-race-heats-up-over-same-sex-marriage-issueMagisterial District 05-2-35 would seem an unlikely place for a debate over gay marriage. The East End judicial district is a liberal bastion and former magisterial district judge Hugh McGough presided over one of the state’s first gay marriages....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 6:00 am by Peter Smith
methodists-set-historic-special-assemblyThe United Methodist Church is the last major U.S.-based Protestant denomination that hasn't resolved a sharp division over homosexuality, at least legislatively. That may change in two years with what may be a decisive gathering over issues of same-sex unions and the ordination of gay and lesbian clergy. The denomination, one of the largest ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 2:40 pm by
mango-to-announce-gubernatorial-bid-on-may-17Paul Mango will announce his gubernatorial candidancy on May 17 in Pittsburgh....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/erstate/2017/04/25/Paul-Mango-governor-Pittsburgh-announcement/stories/201704250143 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 1:09 pm by
study-trump-s-hardball-tactic-on-health-care-may-backfireWASHINGTON — Going into this week’s federal budget battle, the White House toyed with a hardball tactic to force congressional Democrats to negotiate on President Donald Trump’s priorities....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 12:27 pm by Elizabeth Bloom
a-profile-of-ben-avon-native-tenor-opera-singer-benjamin-werley-florida-grand-operaPost-Gazette senior editor Robert Croan offers this interesting profile of opera singer and Ben Avon native Benjamin Werley. He sounds like a singer to watch.  Tenor Benjamin Werley "bitten by the opera bug" FORT LAUDERDALE — While Ben Avon native Benjamin Werley was in his junior year at Avonworth High School, he attended a Pittsburgh Opera ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 8:19 am by
o-reilly-breaks-his-silence-after-exit-from-fox-news“I am sad that I am not on television anymore.”...Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/2017/04/25/O-Reilly-Breaks-Silence-fired-Fox-News-sexual-harassment/stories/201704250112 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
100-daysDonald Trump campaigned on all the great things he was going to accomplish in his first 100 days in office. Well, here we are and there is far more bad than good that has come out of this White House.  Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 24 April 2017 10:28 pm by
philadelphia-area-real-estate-executive-running-for-u-s-senate-against-caseyWASHINGTON — Jeff Bartos, a real estate executive and Republican fund-raiser from Lower Merion, is running for U.S. Senate, he announced Monday, joining a growing field of hopefuls seeking to unseat Democratic Sen. Bob Casey next year....Read ... Read More and Comment