Pittsburgh City Council gave preliminary approval to a bill that repeals the law that set up a petty cash fund for the use of the mayor, and effectively requires the mayor to access funds like any other city employee.
Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Michael Huss had his regularly scheduled briefings with his top security chiefs today, but the Boston bombings were uppermost in their minds as Pittsburgh’s own marathon looms next month.
Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith, the chair of the city’s public safety committee, is teaming up with Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Michael Huss to propose police policy changes.
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.
The rumblings surrounding Mayor Luke Ravenstahl keep growing.
Pittsburgh City Councilman Bill Peduto is running for mayor and made the announcement at a packed party in the Strip District Thursday night
Wiz Khalifa day in Pittsburgh also turned out to be a bad one for several people who were sickened at his concert.
Pittsburgh City Council got its first look at a plan to help make city nightlife safer and more enjoyable. However, it will require a commitment from all aspects of the community.
Officials plan on embarrassing landlords who won’t clean up their properties in an attempt to clean up the city.
It’s Wiz Khalifa day in the City of Pittsburgh. The proclamation was made Tuesday by Pittsburgh City Councilman William Peduto.
A legal battle could be brewing over billboards. Pittsburgh City Council wants to tax billboards, but opponents call the tax illegal.
Property owners on the South Side could soon be hit with a new fee.
After getting hit with a 21 percent hike in Allegheny County property taxes this year, the chair of the county council’s Finance Committee says taxes need to go up again next year.
Last year, City Council banned shale gas drilling in Pittsburgh, but Act 13 would trump that ban, saying state law not local zoning regulations will determine where drilling rigs can go.
Not everyone is on board with a plan to install cameras around the city to catch drivers running red lights.