Allegheny County Democratic Committee warlord and past City Council candidate Tony Coghill endorses Erin Molchany for State House D-22 over Marty Schmotzer. (City Paper Slag Heap, Chris Potter)
City Councilor and fellow mod-squad member Natalia Rudiak urges that the state establish a funding source for mass transit tapping “corporations and wealthy individuals” (P-G, Natalia Rudiak) as a committee prepares to slash transit services by more than a third (Trib, Tom Fontaine).
The scene outside an EQT Corp. shareholders meeting gets markedly choppy as protesters, shareholders and protesting shareholders force questions about executive compensation and federal tax policy, with security and police pushing back. (P-G, Erich Schwartzel)
Sen. Pat Toomey calls the proposed “Buffet Rule” a gimmick, a stunt, and a waste of time that will generate “less than $5 billion per year” towards the budget deficit. (PoliticsPA)
Seamus Johnston and Katherine Anne McCloskey seek to shame authorities who subpoenaed them in connection with the Pitt bomb threats:
“When my friends are exonerated from being persons of interest, it will show transgender folks everywhere that they do not necessarily have to fear bias in the justice system,” said Roy Johnston, who is Seamus’ father. (P-G, Rich Lord)
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