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American manufacturing was the focus of President Obama’s visit to Pittsburgh Tuesday.

An international company with two pipe plants in Beaver County has been readying itself for a possible strike, some workers said.

A new report by a fiscal policy group says drilling companies are not paying their fair share of taxes in Pennsylvania and the effects of a proposed severance tax are being exaggerated.

Pennsylvania's state prison system is up against the wall financially and has instituted a hiring freeze to save money, despite its prisons being staffed at 2008 levels - that could spell danger both inside and outside the prison walls, according to the union representing corrections officers.

There’s reason to believe modern unions can make better inroads in the non-mobile services sector than in manufacturing, where the labor movement came of age in the last century. 

Regulators violated federal law by not considering the cumulative environmental impacts of multiple upgrades to a natural gas pipeline that runs from Pennsylvania to New Jersey, a federal appeals court said on Friday.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up a Pennsylvania case in which the state’s high court chose not to make retroactive a law banning mandatory prison terms of life without parole for juvenile offenders.

Blair Zimmerman worked 40 years in the coal industry. Now he’s a commissioner for Greene County in the heart of coal country. So he watched intently as EPA administrator Gina McCarthy announced the new carbon rules.

At a time when most of the news coming out of the Pittsburgh Public Schools involves cutting services and closing schools, one coalition is pushing to expand district services, and keep schools open.


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