Crossing the Delaware Memorial Bridge, who helps the gephyrophobes?

Crossing the Delaware Memorial Bridge, who helps the gephyrophobes?

Approaching the towering Delaware Memorial Bridge while on a summer road trip might be frustrating for some because of the toll. For others, it might be traffic.

But for sufferers of gephyrophobia, or the fear of crossing a bridge, that frustration turns to terror.

And while there’s no way out of the $4 fee or snarled gridlock, the Delaware River and Bay Authority police offer a service to help out jelly-legging travelers.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
Categories: News and Views
Saccone provides insight on his heart beat bill

Saccone provides insight on his heart beat bill

Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny) joined The PLS Reporter to talk about his heart beat bill, a bill that would ban abortions the moment a babies heart beat can be detected. 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Pittsburgh City Council passes ordinance to allow city to regulate new modes of transportation

Pittsburgh City Council passes ordinance to allow city to regulate new modes of transportation

Pittsburgh City Council Monday passed an ordinance that would amend City Code and give the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure the authority to regulate mobility and transportation that takes place on public ways.

Monday, July 2, 2018/Author: Atiya Irvin-Mitchell
Categories: Pittsburgh
Redistricting special session calls escalate even if challenges are many

Redistricting special session calls escalate even if challenges are many

Advocates accelerated their calls for a special session to address redistricting Monday after a seemingly fruitless week of negotiations, even if its viability seems weak.

In an open letter to Gov. Tom Wolf, Fair Districts PA Executive Director Carol Kuniholm called on him to convene a special session on redistricting.

Monday, July 2, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Redistricting reform on the ropes for 2021 as June turns to July

Redistricting reform on the ropes for 2021 as June turns to July

Redistricting reform, after months of negotiations, maneuvering, postcards and lobbying, is nearly out of time as it stalls out in the House.

The hold-up clashes with part of the justification for the judicial language in the first place. But a Senate official pointed to House votes to justify why the change was needed for reform to pass at all.

Friday, June 29, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
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