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U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle is retiring from Congress after more than a quarter-century in office

The longtime lawmaker said he hopes his early decision will encourage others to run.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA and Chris Potter/WESA

Doyle, Pennsylvania congressional delegation dean, to retire

Doyle said Monday that the pandemic accelerated his thoughts about retirement plans with his wife and redistricting will likely bring substantial change to the district’s boundaries. The 68-year-old Doyle was first elected in 1994.

By The Associated Press

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Pa. Congressman Mike Doyle to make ‘major announcement’ amid expectations of retirement

The Democrat has become the dean of Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation since first taking office in 1995.

By Chris Potter/WESA

Rep. Doyle touts pandemic relief funding to boost broadband access

Americans who can’t afford to pay for internet access, or who live in rural parts of the country without broadband infrastructure, could get help from Congress’s next pandemic relief package.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Western Pa. representatives divided on how to lower prescription drug prices

In his State of the Union speech this week, Trump pledged to take action to lower costs of prescription drugs.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Labor leaders smile, but western Pa. congressional Democrats quiet on revised trade deal

estern Pennsylvania’s Democratic congressmen, Mike Doyle and Conor Lamb – who enjoy strong support from unions – have yet to offer their opinions on the updated trade deal between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada.

By An-Li Herring/WESA