A bill narrowing the window to get an abortion in Pennsylvania could be on a fast track to Governor Tom Wolf’s desk sometime soon, WESA reports. The measure would limit abortions in Pennsylvania to 20 weeks, one of the strictest such restrictions in the country. Wolf has vowed to veto the bill if it comes across his desk, but, it's possible that a veto override could come into play.
In Chicago for the North American Climate Summit, Mayor Bill Peduto on Tuesday announced that he had added Pittsburgh to the list of 51 North American cities to join the Chicago Climate Charter agreement. According to the Post-Gazette, the document calls for participating communities to quantify, track and report emissions; support flexibility for cities to take action on climate issues; and incorporate climate issues into emergency planning, among other provisions. Peduto and mayors across the U.S. pledged in June that they would continue to follow the Paris climate agreement, even after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the treaty.
When a male colleague touched his arm during a committee meeting Tuesday, conservative Butler County State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe insisted that he was heterosexual, saying, "I'm a heterosexual. I have a wife. I love my wife. I don't like men, as you might." The exchange was captured on video, as TribLive reported. By Tuesday afternoon it had prompted calls from Democrats for Metcalfe's resignation.
Enjoy a free concert from Pitt's Symphony Orchestra. Musicians will perform several pieces, including Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 in A Major.
Where: Bellefield Hall at 315 S Bellefield Ave. (Oakland)
When: December 6, 2017 from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
How much: Free
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It's said that your energy introduces you before you even speak. With a pop-up coming to Pittsburgh this weekend, you can see a photographic representation of that energy called your aura. Think of it as a selfie for your spirit. Advance registration is sold out, but there will be some space for walk-ins. Here's what to expect from an aura photo session.
Our latest Who's Next class aims to identify those 40-and-under individuals making Pittsburgh a happier and healthier place. But we need your help to make that happen. Nominate someone you think is a fitness leader here.