Allegheny County Controller

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Fitzgerald Says He’s Heard The Message Voters Sent Him

Usually, public officials try to put the most positive spin on election results that they don’t like.

05/20/2015

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Results In From City, County Controller Races, Other Election Day Votes

The results are in from Tuesday’s Primary Election.

05/19/2015

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Wagner & Flaherty Exchange Heated, Nasty Words In Final Debate

Strong words between County Controller Chelsa Wagner and former Controller Mark Patrick Flaherty got heated from the get-go.

05/13/2015

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New Questions About Taxpayer Dollars Spent On “Undercover Boss”

The Allegheny County District Attorney’s office tells KDKA, it has made certain inquiries concerning the payments of gifts to city employees on Mayor Bill Peduto’s “Undercover Boss” appearance.

01/30/2015

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VisitPittsburgh Funding On Hold, County Controller Wants Explanation Of “Undercover Boss” Contribution

VisitPittsburgh won’t get nearly $700,000 in funding until it explains the $25,000 contribution to the show “Undercover Boss,” says Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner.

01/23/2015

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Flaherty To Challenge Wagner For County Controller, While Fitzgerald Stays Mum

Surrounded by supporters, former Allegheny County Controller Mark Patrick Flaherty announced a comeback try for his old office.

12/16/2014

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County Exec. Returns County-Issued Vehicle, Writes Check For Miles Driven

He was accused of using a county-issued Jeep Cherokee to attend political events without compensating the taxpayers for the mileage driven.

11/12/2014

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Nasty Clash Continues Between Fitzgerald, Wagner

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Rich Fitzgerald claims Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner rarely shows up at her office. But we found her there Friday. KDKA’s Paul Martino: “How often are you here?” Wagner: “My average work […]

11/07/2014

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Battle Brewing Between County Controller And County Executive

They’re political enemies, but Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wager says she’s just doing her job holding a news conference chastising County Executive Rich Fitzgerald’s use of his county car.

11/06/2014

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County Controller, D.A. Probe On Constables Finds Overbilling

They’re officers of the law, performing a valuable public service – executing warrants and transporting prisoners, sometimes for little pay.

03/06/2014

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Wednesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Dec. 5, 2012

In case you missed the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News here are some of the highlights.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/05/2012

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County Controller Chelsa Wagner Resigns From House Seat

Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner has resigned her seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives after a five years of service.

01/16/2012

Allegheny County Treasurer John Weinstein accepted a 35 percent salary increase.  (Credit: KDKA)

Allegheny County Treasurer Defends 35 Percent Raise

Taxpayers are not in a good mood and public officials assigning themselves a hefty raise rubs them the wrong way.

01/12/2012

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Wagner First Woman Sworn In As Allegheny County Controller

The county courthouse was closed for the New Year’s holiday, but several hundred elected officials and supporters of State Rep. Chelsa Wagner jammed the Grand Staircase inside. It was the swearing-in of Allegheny County’s first female county controller.

01/02/2012

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Flaherty Announces Candidacy For Allegheny Co. Executive

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -The Flaherty name has been a powerful one in local Democratic party politics for nearly 40 years. This year will test whether that name still retains its old allegiance. Allegheny County Controller Mark […]

01/19/2011