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Salena Zito Reporting

Supreme Court voids overall contribution limits to political candidates

By Salena Zito
Citing a right to participate in democracy, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down limits in federal law on aggregate campaign contributions that individual donors …

Luis Fábregas Columns

Fabregas: Decision on insurers a bum deal for Allegheny County employees

By Luis Fábregas
Pity Allegheny County employees. Just like that, their access to UPMC hospitals will come with a higher price come the end of the year. So said County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, who this week announced that the county’s 6,700 employees get …

Eric Heyl Columns

Heyl: Democratic primary voters in South Hills get little info from campaign ads

By Eric Heyl
Carefully review the resolutions. This might come as a surprise, but elected officials’ campaign commercials are not an accurate barometer of their performance in office. That’s certainly the case in the hotly contested Democratic primary fight pitting two state representatives, …

Nafari Vanaski Columns

Vanaski: There’s always a next time, Leetsdale

By Nafari Vanaski
It’s not every day the president and the vice president of the United States make plans to visit your small Western Pennsylvania borough. It’s also rare to be teased by the possibility only to have the plans scuttled just days …