Allegheny County Council

Dispute Erupts In Democratic Party Over Replacing Late County Councilwoman On BallotWhen the late County Councilwoman Barbara Daly Danko won the Democratic nomination for reelection to County Council, Allegheny County Democratic chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills had a problem.
Results In From City, County Controller Races, Other Election Day VotesThe results are in from Tuesday’s Primary Election.
Deceased County Council Member Sends Final Letter To Her ConstituentsThe late County Councilwoman Barbara Daly Danko of Regent Square was a fighter for her causes, like opposing posting the motto 'In God We Trust' in council chambers because it was offensive to some.
Allegheny Co. Council Votes Down Controversial Restaurant Grading SystemA controversial proposal that would have given restaurants a letter grade on their safety and sanitation was rejected in a vote by Allegheny County Council Tuesday evening.
County Council Shoots Down 'In God We Trust' BillAllegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is pledging to veto a measure to post the U.S. motto "In God We Trust" in county council's chambers.
Councilwoman Pushes Posting Of "In God We Trust" In Allegheny Co. CourthouseIt's part of a national effort to honor the motto "In God We Trust" led in Pennsylvania by state Rep. Rick Saccone who rallied folks at the state capitol last November.
Ethics Commission Probes Allegheny Co. Councilman Over Deer Lakes Park DrillingShouts of “shame, shame, shame” followed Allegheny County Council's approval in May of shale gas drilling below its 1,200-acre Deer Lakes Park.
Fitzgerald: Much Of The Deer Lakes Park Drilling Money To Go To County ParksA chorus of frogs echoed across the waters of Deer Lakes Park Wednesday, heralding a perfect day to fish or walk.
County Council Approves Drilling Under Deer Lakes ParkThe Allegheny County Council has voted to approve a deal to drill for natural gas under Deer Lakes Park.
County Council Gets Look At Proposal To Drill In Deer Lakes ParkAllegheny County Council is getting its first look today at a drilling agreement that would allow Range Resources to drill for natural gas below Deer Lakes Park in West Deer Township.
County Council To Consider Proposal To Use Bridges As Special Events VenuesA proposal to use Allegheny County bridges as venues for special events is on the agenda for tonight’s County Council meeting.
Campaign Mailer Causing Controversy In County Council RaceDan McClain describes himself as a hard-working local man. The 35-year-old Democratic County Council District 1 candidate was out campaigning on his grandparents’ street Friday.