Mayor Ravenstahl Answers Critics In Weekly Radio Address

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is on the defensive tonight amid criticism that he misses too many city events.

That topic was the focus of his weekly radio address on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.

“Listen – I’m human, I’d be lying if I said that these accusations don’t get to me – especially when I know how much I’ve sacrificed personally to be the best leader for this City that I can be. But I refuse to allow these recent criticisms to affect me.”

Ravenstahl was criticized for not being present when four people were killed in flash flooding on Washington Boulevard.

He released a brief statement the next day, but wasn’t seen until four days later, explaining he’d been out of town with his son.


  • Critter

    Keep electing democrats. This is what u get

  • Chaz

    This boy wonder is as incompetent as can be….sacrificed personally?? Are you kidding me??? He’s a liar and a cheater and many people know it…he absolutely does not deserve to be mayor of this city…very, very immature.

    • JustSaying

      You get what you elect. I have no sympathy for anyone who elected this incompetent boy as Mayor. You get what you deserve!

  • Sherb

    @ Critter…if he was a Republi-can’t he’d blame it Obama and terrorists THEN never be seen

  • BGJ

    Sacrificed? He sacrificed his wife and son on the alter of greed. He shamed his family’s name and scared his son’s future… Just sad…

  • Angel

    For someone that has sacrificed so much for this great city, I’m surprised he’s interested in going “out of town” so often.

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