Pittsburgh residents plead with council to keep the PWSA public

Pittsburgh residents plead with council to keep the PWSA public

Pittsburgh residents are not thrilled with the idea of a partnership between the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority and Peoples Natural Gas.

That’s why most of Wednesday night saw residents telling city council members that privatization would spell disaster for the city.

Friday, July 20, 2018/Author: Atiya Irvin-Mitchell
Categories: Pittsburgh
DePasquale report cites $581 million in potential recreational marijuana revenue, but that doesn't mean lawmakers are biting

DePasquale report cites $581 million in potential recreational marijuana revenue, but that doesn't mean lawmakers are biting

Pennsylvania could be rolling in extra green if it was cool with selling green, according to the state’s fiscal watchdog.

A year after coming out in favor of legalizing it, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released a special report that estimated the state could get an extra $581 million a year from regulating and taxing marijuana.

Friday, July 20, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
VIDEO: 3 under 3!

VIDEO: 3 under 3!

Check out this week's three events in under three minutes. From possible new overtime rules to voting safety to Philadelphia's soda tax being upheld.
Friday, July 20, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
As pipelines spur outrage, House Republicans seek solutions

As pipelines spur outrage, House Republicans seek solutions

Surrounded by the suburban homes of Delaware County and the occasional path of freshly torn earth, the House Republican Policy Committee met earlier this week to discuss pipeline safety.

The meeting was sparked by a drum beat of opposition from southeastern state residents who worry that natural gas pipelines being built near their homes, schools and businesses are unsafe.

Thursday, July 19, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
VIDEO: As Gov. Wolf works to change overtime threshold requirements, certain organizations push back

VIDEO: As Gov. Wolf works to change overtime threshold requirements, certain organizations push back

Gov. Tom Wolf announced in January that he plans to update Pennsylvania’s overtime rules to increase the pay of nearly half a million employees in the state. Employees and employers currently have until August 22 to send in suggestions or comments about this possible change. 
Thursday, July 19, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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