Editorials

Wolf Refuses to Cooperate on Election Integrity Measures

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 Majority Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) and 16 Republican members of the House State Government Committee sent the following letter to Gov. Tom Wolf in response to the governor’s refusal to cooperate with the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity:   “Dear Governor Wolf,   “We are writing to express our disappointment with the letter that […]

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Can Environmental Mandates Reverse Pittsburgh’s Decline?

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    June 6, 2017 |  Elizabeth Stelle   President Trump summed up his opposition to the Paris Climate Accord by saying he was elected to represent Pittsburgh, not Paris. In response, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto issued an executive order honoring Pittsburgh’s commitment to the climate agreement. Peduto remarked: “This exposure will show Pittsburgh as a shining example […]

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Chairman Raja Supports President Trump on Paris Accord

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Press Release from RCAC Raja, chairman of the Republican Committee of Allegheny County (RCAC) supports President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord and also the President’s decision to look out for “Pittsburgh, not Paris.” According to Raja, “The Paris Accord is a BAD deal for Americans, and President Trump’s action to remove […]

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President Trump Withdraws from Paris Climate Accord

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On the afternoon of June 1, following serious deliberation, President Trump announced in a thoughtful, informative speech that he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord. The accord is a non-binding agreement between 190 countries to devise self determined targets and plans for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. President Trump explains that, despite its […]