Doyle deserves nomination

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette For Democrats in the 14th Congressional District, the primary is a very different kind of contest. Rep. Mike Doyle, 60, of Forest Hills, who has served in the House for 20 years, is being challenged for the party nomination by Janis C. Brooks of North Versailles, who opposed…

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Doyle could get ranking spot on U.S. House panel

Bill Wade/Post-Gazette U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle. By Tracie Mauriello / Post-Gazette Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Democrats from New Jersey and California are vying for their caucus’s top spot on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and their bids to replace retiring Henry Waxman, D-Calif., could leave open a subcommittee leadership…

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New Pittsburgh Courier

Doyle, workers, union call for UPMC wage hike PAY A FAIR WAGE—Mike Doyle joins UPMC employees and union supporters in calling for UPMC to raise wages for lower level. full-time employees, some of whom say they can’t afford groceries. (Photo by Liz Reid, 90.5 WESA) Piggybacking on President Obama’s executive…

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Re-elect Doyle: The challenger is no match for the congressman

September 28 2012 Any challenger to a member of Congress faces an uphill climb, and the journey is all the steeper when the incumbent holds a big advantage in party registration. That’s what political newcomer Hans Lessmann, a Republican, faces in his race against the longtime incumbent of the 14th…

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US House approves electric reliability law

August 02, 2012 Zeenews.com Washington: In the immediate aftermath of the massive power cuts faced by India, the US House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan legislation to protect electricity reliability in the country. The bipartisan legislation, introduced by Congressmen Pete Olson and Mike Doyle, will ensure America’s power companies…

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A Chance to Celebrate Capitol Collegiality

June 28, 2012 Roll Call Democratic Rep. Mike Doyle dismissed the idea that partisan rancor from Thursday’s landmark agenda might bleed over into tonight’s baseball game. Years of hyperpartisan warfare culminate Thursday in two of the most contentious events in Congressional history: the Supreme Court’s judgment on the Affordable Care…

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US DOT grants $15M to URA for East Liberty project

June 19, 2012 Pittsburgh Business Times The city’s Urban Redevelopment Authority has landed a key $15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation that will jump-start the remaining phases of the Eastside development, which is helping to revitalize the urban border between East Liberty and Shadyside. Granted through the…

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US House Energy panel approves emergency reliability bill

June 7, 2012 Platts Power generators scored a victory in their quest to eliminate the risk of environmental violations stemming from US Department of Energy orders to supply electricity during grid emergencies with the unanimous passage Thursday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee of a power subcommittee bill Thursday.…

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