Allegheny County Executive

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City Leaders Travel To Cleveland To Observe Bus Rapid Transit System

It operates a lot like light rail. The doors open on either the left or the right, and the platforms are at door-level.

06/20/2013

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Fitzgerald Looking To Bring Cleveland’s Bus Rapid Transit System To Pittsburgh

It is not something you hear very often in Pittsburgh, but Cleveland has something out city could use.

06/14/2013

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Fitzgerald’s Relationship With Peduto A Partnership

During the campaign, the two seemed inseparable — Rich Fitzgerald and Bill Peduto — politically attached at the hips.

05/31/2013

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Rockefeller Foundation Grant Aimed At Bringing Faster Bus Service To City

Pittsburgh is one of four cities getting a special grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. It’s aimed at bringing faster bus service between two parts of the city.

04/10/2013

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Property Owners Getting Another Chance To Appeal Assessment

When the assessment at Al Montuoro’s Green Tree house went up 68 percent, he did like 100,000 other property owners and appealed. But he was given only a three percent decrease.

03/07/2013

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County Executive Watching Pittsburgh Mayoral Race Closely

KDKA-AM’s John Shumway talks to Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald about what he wants in a new mayor for the City of Pittsburgh. as well as thoughts on city/county consolidation.

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Report: Pay Raises From Fired Port Authority CEO Rescinded

The raises that fired Port Authority CEO Steve Bland handed out on the same day the Port Authority Board of Directors voted to fire him have reportedly been rescinded.

02/02/2013

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Bland Gives Out Last-Minute Raises To Non-Union Employees

The Port Authority Board on Friday voted to fire CEO Steve Bland. And now, KDKA has learned Bland handed out some last-minute raises. You could call it Bland’s parting gift to non-union employees of the Port Authority.

02/02/2013

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CMU Professor Says Property Tax Bills May Be Set Too High

As a county taxpayer, you’ve probably been bracing for it since you got your reassessment notice. Click on the county assessment website and there it is – your 2013 real estate tax bill.

02/01/2013

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Port Authority CEO Bland Fired

Steve Bland is no longer the CEO of the Port Authority.

02/01/2013

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People Express Considering Pittsburgh International For Corporate Headquarters

It seems like Pittsburgh International Airport has fewer and fewer options for travelers; but now, one airline is thinking about making Pittsburgh its home.

01/31/2013

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Drilling At Airport Moves Forward

In addition to the flights coming and going on the runways of Pittsburgh International Airport, Allegheny County is looking at the economic potential of leasing tens of thousands of empty acres for shale gas drilling.

01/17/2013

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Suspect’s Hospitalization Raising Concerns About Drugs In Jail

The man who is accused in the shooting death of a local police officer was hospitalized with a serious medical condition this week and that meant his trial had to be delayed.

11/15/2012

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Local Democrats Celebrate Victory On South Side

Police estimated the crowd at the IBEW Union Hall on Pittsburgh’s South Side at 500 Tuesday night as Democrats gathered to celebrate what they hoped were victories in the election.

11/07/2012

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Interpreter Says Signing During Emergency Situations Is Long Overdue

A sign language interpreter is receiving overnight fame in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. She’s been by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s side throughout the entire storm, keeping the hearing-impaired community informed. And back here in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald used a sign language interpreter for the first time on Monday.

11/01/2012

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