10 hrs ago
Murphy bill overhauls mental-health system
U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Upper St. Clair, introduced legislation Thursday that's designed to overhaul the nation's mental-health system with expanded access to care, increased use of court-ordered treatment programs and new investments in prevention, research and first-responder training.
23 hrs ago
Congressman Murphy proposes law to provide better mental-health care
U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Upper St. Clair, this morning announced legislation intended to provide better mental-health care by revamping the federal government's "chaotic patchwork of antiquated programs and ineffective policies."
Poverty by design: Pittsburgh suburbs have long been home to the poor
Earlier this year, the Brookings Institution released a report titled " Confronting Suburban Poverty ."
USC questions new progress ratings
The Upper St. Clair School Board members are asking the administration to help them understand the new assessment ratings recently released by the state, which replaced the Adequate Yearly Progress ratings under No Child Left Behind.
Upper St. Clair seeks permission to arm school police officers
The Upper St. Clair School District has petitioned the Allegheny County Common Pleas Court for permission to arm its school police officers.