The budget battle is underway in Harrisburg. In most years, state lawmakers are fighting over how to plug a deficit. This year, the debate is over how to spend $10 billion in extra money; KDKA's Paul Martino reports.
Debate In Harrisburg Centers Around How To Spend $10B In Extra MoneyThe budget battle is underway in Harrisburg. In most years, state lawmakers are fighting over how to plug a deficit. This year, the debate is over how to spend $10 billion in extra money; KDKA's Paul Martino reports.
Poised To Become Pittsburgh's Next Mayor, Ed Gainey Begins Meeting With Local LeadersEd Gainey has already been meeting with local leaders as he prepares to begin what will most likely be his new role as mayor of Pittsburgh in 2022; KDKA's Kristine Sorensen reports.
Gov. Wolf Joins Business Owners In Call For Minimum Wage HikeGov. Tom Wolf joined business owners in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, today to call for an increase in the minimum wage.
Peduto Says He Was Caught In Political Headwinds From The Left But Leaves City Better Off For The FutureMayor Bill Peduto says he was caught in some strong political headwinds on primary election Day last Tuesday. In his first interview since his loss to Pennsylvania Rep. Ed Gainey, Peduto talked to KDKA political editor Jon Delano.
Fayette County District Attorney Opens Investigation Into Rejected BallotsThe Fayette County District Attorney is opening an investigation into ballot issues from Tuesday's primary; KDKA's Amy Wadas reports.
Bill Peduto Reacts To Primary Election Loss To Ed GaineyIncumbent Pittsburgh mayor Peduto conceded unexpectedly to Gainey on Twitter Tuesday night; KDKA's Jennifer Borrasso reports live.
Allegheny County Sees Low Voter Turnout For Primary ElectionDespite the warm weather, many people are choosing not to show up for the primary election in Allegheny County. KDKA's Pam Surano breaks down what's at stake.
Allegheny County Election Officials Anticipate Most Results Will Be In TonightA lot has changed from the general election in November of 2020 to now. KDKA's Jennifer Borrasso is live at an elections warehouse with the latest details.
Pittsburgh Mayoral Candidates Bill Peduto, Ed Gainey Go To The Polls For Primary ElectionOne of the more closely watched election races is the Pittsburgh Mayoral Democratic primary.
Reporter Update: Voters Head To Polls For 2021 Primary ElectionIt's primary election day in Pennsylvania. KDKA's Lindsay Ward is visiting polling locations in Allegheny County.
Some Voting Machines In Fayette Co. Not Accepting BallotsElections officials in Fayette County are working to solve a problem dealing with voting machines not accepting ballots.
Polling Places Open For Primary ElectionMore than 1,000 polling locations opened up at 7 a.m. Tuesday morning for voters in Allegheny County. KDKA's Lindsay Ward traveled to several of them and has more on the positive experiences and struggles some had when casting their ballot.
Lou Barletta To Enter Pennsylvania's GOP Stakes For GovernorRepublican Lou Barletta says he will run for governor of Pennsylvania.
Pittsburgh Mayoralty Candidates Reveal Their Day One Top Priority If ElectedIn just five days, Pittsburgh Democrats will decide whether Bill Peduto gets another four years as mayor or whether to replace him with someone else; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Being An Informed Voter (Pt. 2)With a ballot containing so many candidates, how can you make sure you're making the most informed decision as you vote next week? KDKA's John Shumway spoke with the League Of Women Voters on how to make sure you're casting an informed vote.
Being An Informed Voter (Pt. 1)As the Pennsylvania Primary Election approaches, voters may feel intimidated by the amount of options on their ballot but according to The League of Women Voters, these decisions are crucial. KDKA's John Shumway has more information!
1 Allegheny County Councilman Faces Primary Challenge For ReelectionWhile six Allegheny County Council districts will elect council members this year, only one district features a primary challenge against an incumbent; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
AG Josh Shapiro Testifies On Capitol Hill About Closing Loophole On Ghost GunsPennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is on Capitol Hill today, testifying in a hearing about his efforts to close legal loopholes to stop the sale of "ghost guns."
PEMA Director, Allegheny Co. Executive Urge Voters To 'Vote No' On Emergency Disaster Declaration Ballot QuestionsSome state and local leaders are asking voters to "vote no" on two proposed constitutional amendments that will appear on the ballot for the upcoming May primary.
U.S. Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg Visiting PittsburghU.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is visiting Pittsburgh to discuss the Biden administration's jobs and infrastructure plan; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Multiple Candidates Vying For Republican Nomination For Open Pennsylvania Supreme Court SeatOne seat on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is up for election this year, and there is a heated battle for the Republican nomination for this seat; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Report: Lamb, Parnell Could Face Off In Senate RunRep. Conor Lamb and his former challenger Sean Parnell could face off again in a run for Sen. Pat Toomey's Senate seat.
Gov. Tom Wolf Tours Mass COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic In Washington Co.Gov. Tom Wolf toured the mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Washington Crown Center Mall in Washington County and discussed overcoming vaccine hesitancy; KDKA's Amy Wadas reports.
Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan To Seek Open U.S. Senate Seat In OhioDemocratic U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan has officially launched his bid for Ohio’s open Senate seat.