Allegheny County Executive
The new year begins a new term of office for Rich Fitzgerald and Corey O’Connor.
The Allegheny County Council passed a 21 percent increase in property taxes. The vote went along party lines, 11-4.
Allegheny County Council Democrats proposed a 1 mill property tax increase Monday, part of an effort to curb the effects of $50 million in service cuts.
Voters are getting the chance to let their voices be heard on this election day. However, because it is not a presidential election year, voter turnout is expected to be light.
Voters will be heading to the polls today to determine several key races around the area.
Republican D. Raja was at a “Democrats for Raja” event in the county courtyard and Democrat Rich Fitzgerald at a building construction trades meeting with labor supporters. But the campaign took another turn when Raja’s campaign charged that Fitzgerald had become “unhinged” after a debate earlier this week.
With only two weeks remaining until the Nov. 8 election, the race for Allegheny County Executive between Democrat Rich Fitzgerald and Republican D. Raja is intensifying.
The race for Allegheny County Executive has taken another turn, as both Republican D. Raja and Democrat Rich Fitzgerald launch aggressive attack ads.
With grainy pictures, melancholy music and menacing voices, both candidates assail each other, but what’s true?
If the Allegheny County executive race were held today, Democrat Rich Fitzgerald would defeat Republican D. Raja, according to an independent poll conducted by Civic Science.
D. Raja is the Republican candidate for Allegheny County Executive and he said he is focusing on the issues. However, he believes one issue dominates all the others in the campaign.
It looks like Rich Fitzgerald and D. Raja will face off in November in the race for Allegheny County Executive.
When Mark Flaherty proposed last March that county taxpayers invest $2.5 billion in drilling for natural gas on Allegheny County property, his primary opponent Rich Fitzgerald jumped all over it as a “risky scheme.”
He was the Allegheny County medical examiner before a federal prosecutor indicted him on corruption charges. But now that the charges have been dropped, and the term of the current medical examiner has expired, Cyril Wecht says he wants his job back.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Flaherty name is well known in this region. The Fitzgerald name — much less so. But that won’t stop Rich Fitzgerald from taking on Mark Flaherty for Allegheny County chief executive. […]