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State Senator Jim Ferlo
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Representatives from the Finance Dept., the SEA, the Law Dept., and the URA...
Pittsburgh City Council has given preliminary approval to a bill that would divert parking tax revenue from the former Civic Arena site into a special fund for Hill District redevelopment.After hours of...more
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Republican Representative Rick Geist
Five state House incumbents have lost their seats in the primary, according to the latest vote counts. But one longtime Republican lawmaker is holding out until the absolute last vote is counted.Rick...more
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Greg Parks, the Pleasant Hills Democrat running for State Senate in the 37th district, believes enough people wrote his name on the ballot to make him eligible for a run in the general election.The 50-...more
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Corrections Secretary John Wetzel
The man leading Pennsylvania’s prison system says it can handle the governor’s proposal to hold the line on the agency’s budget.Corrections Secretary John Wetzel said Pennsylvania’...more
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Erin Molchany
If you missed our live coverage of the Pennsylvania primary election results Tuesday night, get the details from Essential Public Radio News Director Mark Nootbaar. He talks about the major races in the...more
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Congressman Mark Critz (D-PA12)
In a primary battle between two incumbent Democrats, Mark Critz defeated Jason Altmire to claim the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District.The two Democrats were forced...more
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D. Raja delivering his victory speech
D. Raja lost his bid to become Allegheny County Executive last year, but voters got to know him and apparently enough liked his ideas, some of which he’ll take to Harrisburg. He said he will...more
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Armstrong County Tea Party leader and former coal company owner Tom Smith won the five-person race in Pennsylvania to become the Republican Nominee for the U.S. Senate. Smith garnered 40% of the...more
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Erin Molchany
Mt. Washington resident and former Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project executive director Erin Molchany defeated Martin Schmotzer in the 22nd Pennsylvania house district Democratic primary for Pennsylvania...more
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Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA 18)
Republican Tim Murphy faced his first challenge from within his own party since taking office in 2003. Murphy handily defeated Tea Party-backed opponent Evan Feinberg, winning 63% of the vote. The...more