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Audit Shows City Parking Meters Missing

Old parking meters are being taken off the street — at least most are being sold for scrap — but in an audit critical of the parking authority, Controller Michael Lamb says about 320 have gone missing from a city warehouse and he wants to know where they went.

07/02/2013

City Controller Fraud Hotline

The FBI investigation into potential fraud within the Pittsburgh Police Department has led to a new fraud hotline.

02/26/2013

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Lamb Makes Formal Request For Mayor’s Bodyguards’ Debit Card Records

Pittsburgh City Controller Michael Lamb says he wants a full accounting of the expenditures by the mayor’s bodyguards. He made a formal request on Friday that all records be turned over.

02/22/2013

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Mayor Denies Misusing Funds, City Controller Requests Records

An ex-bodyguard for Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is saying the mayor knew about the alleged slush fund that is the focus of an investigation revolving around misuse of funds.

02/22/2013

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Scandal Surrounding Pittsburgh Police Is Raising Many Questions

As Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl tries to put the federal probe focusing on the Pittsburgh Police Bureau in his rear view, new revelations have arisen.

02/21/2013

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City Shelling Out Over $1 Million A Month In Firefighter Overtime

They’re the city’s top earners – police officers, paramedics and firefighters – and by working long hours of overtime, they’re making more than the mayor and any chief or department head.

02/15/2013

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Mayor Ravenstahl Reacts To Raid Of Police Headquarters

Just a day after the FBI seized documents from Pittsburgh Police Headquarters, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is reacting to the federal investigation.

02/13/2013

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City Out Thousands In Theft, City Controller Audit Confirms

Pittsburgh taxpayers are out thousands of dollars because of a major theft allegedly by a part-time employee at the counter in the Police Records Room in Municipal Court, City Controller Michael Lamb confirmed Thursday.

01/31/2013

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Michael Lamb Joins City Mayoral Race

Move over Luke Ravenstahl — and you, too, Bill Peduto — there’s another man who wants to be mayor.

01/16/2013

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City Controller: Money Problems Looming For Pittsburgh

City Controller Michael Lamb has issued his latest findings on the City of Pittsburgh’s financial status and it’s not all good news.

07/09/2012

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City Controller: Public Works Crews Wasting Money

City Controller Michael Lamb says the problem is all over the city – an uncoordinated paving schedule allows city crews to put markers down one day and tear them up a short time later in a repaving project.
He blames it all on bad planning.

06/04/2012

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Concerns Being Raised Over Strip District Development

At the produce terminal in the Strip District a way of life is coming to an end. A third of the terminal building will be torn down to make way for a massive 66-acre residential and office development proposed by the Buncher Company.

04/20/2012

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KDKA Investigation: The Cost Of Protecting The Mayor

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The City Controller is calling for scrutiny of the cost of protecting the mayor of Pittsburgh. This comes after a KDKA Investigation discovered members of the mayor’s security detail are on pace […]

11/24/2010

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