Pittsburgh City Council introduces legislation to create new department focused on transportation

Pittsburgh City Council introduces legislation to create new department focused on transportation

Pittsburgh City Council introduced legislation Tuesday that would officially create the new Department of Mobility of Infrastructure. 

The department, tasked with improving the planning, financing and implementation of transportation projects, is the result of a recommendation by a report with the National Association of City Transportation Officials conducted last year.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh
Wagner, Manderino trade jabs over UC funding dispute at L&I budget hearing

Wagner, Manderino trade jabs over UC funding dispute at L&I budget hearing

Sen. Scott Wagner (R-York) and Labor and Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino traded jabs during the department’s Senate budget hearing Tuesday morning, as the spat between Senate Republicans and the Wolf administration over the failure to authorize UC call center service and infrastructure funding continues.

 

The failure to authorize the funding resulted in layoffs of nearly 500 employees and the closure of three unemployment compensation call centers around the state, as well as the Harrisburg overflow center.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Pennsylvania given an "F" grade for failure to protect children from lead in water supply

Pennsylvania given an "F" grade for failure to protect children from lead in water supply

Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia) spoke at a press conference Tuesday morning where he discussed the issue the Commonwealth is facing by having traces of lead in some city water supplies.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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