Democrat Summer Lee winner of PA-12; becomes Pa’s first Black woman member of Congress
Western Pennsylvania Democratic state Rep. Summer Lee won the race for the commonwealth’s 12th Congressional District on Tuesday night. Republican opponent Mike Doyle conceded the race to Lee around 11:40 p.m. Lee received 55.74 percent of the vote, according to unofficial tallies. If elected to Congress, Lee has previously said that she would support a […]
In W. Pa.’s 12th Congressional District, a hard-fought race, with historic consequences
Democratic state Rep. Summer Lee, of Allegheny County, could become the first Black member of Congress from Pennsylvania.
Pittsburgh’s Hill District prepares for $11M infrastructure injection
The historically Black neighborhood is one of 166 communities across the country selected for the federal RAISE Grants program.
A Q+A with state Rep. Summer Lee: ‘I’ve learned that there’s a different way to do politics’
After shaking up Harrisburg, the Pittsburgh Democrat has her sights set on Congress in the May 17 primary.
New congressional map makes Swiss cheese of Swissvale, complicating Pittsburgh primary
The architect of the split defended it, saying it was necessary to avoid a court challenge.
Offshore wind industry leaders ask Congress to back long-term plans to increase production
“The U.S. offshore wind industry is a game changer for renewable energy and our efforts to combat climate change,” U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, D-18th District, said.
Why Pittsburgh is above average for non-car transit, and how it might be getting better
Let’s hope this is just the start of efforts to loosen the grip that cars have had on Pittsburgh’s transportation system.
Pa. Reps. Perry, Kelly vote ‘no’ to condemn QAnon
Other members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation voted to condemn the conspiracy group.
Pa. officials reject Trump EPA move to ease enforcement during pandemic
WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania officials are pledging tough enforcement of environmental laws during the COVID-19 pandemic after the Trump administration announced that it would ease up on pollution rules. Late last month, the U.S. EPA laid out what the agency called a “temporary enforcement discretion policy.” It states that EPA won’t penalize polluters for failing to […]
Actor/activist Susan Sarandon backs Doyle primary challenger Jerry Dickinson
Democrat Jerry Dickinson is primarying veteran incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, D-18th District, which includes Pittsburgh and its suburbs.
Congressman Mike Doyle, Sen. Lindsey Williams, others call on Allegheny County’s Democratic chair to resign
The fallout from a controversial endorsement meeting last week continues.
On Roe v. Wade anniversary, primary challenger calls out Rep. Mike Doyle for backing Hyde Amendment
By Charlie Deitch PITTSBURGH —On the 47th Anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, Democratic 18th Congressional district hopefu Jerry Dickinson is calling out incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle for his long-standing support, until last year, of the Hyde Amendment, which restricts federal funding for abortion procedures except in certain […]