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.
The new year begins a new term of office for Rich Fitzgerald and Corey O’Connor.
As 2012 begins, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl knows his political future is on the line. The Democratic primary is still 16 months away, but he expects multiple opponents.
Twins from Aliquippa, Dwan and Donald Walker, are running for office and hoping to improve the town.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has started a state takeover of Harrisburg. According to the Associated Press, he declared a fiscal emergency in the city.
Pittsburgh City Council has unanimously given final approval to a bill that will roll back parking meter enforcement hours.
Pittsburgh City Council’s meeting on Wednesday was long and contentious. In the end, they voted by a lopsided margin to suspend the evening enforcement of parking meters.
Five Pittsburgh city council members said they would introduce legislation next Tuesday to stop enforcement of parking meters — citywide — at 6 p.m. for the rest of the year.
As officials look into what caused flood waters to rise so quickly on Washington Boulevard, the KDKA Investigators have learned that it is a problem officials have known about for decades.
Could the cost of parking at a Pittsburgh parking meter go up even higher? If the Parking Authority has its way, the answer is yes. If City Council has its way, the answer is no.
Parking tickets have always been a solid source of potential revenue for Pittsburgh, but for years there’s been an exemption for the Regatta and Fourth of July.
Pittsburgh City Councilman Reverend Ricky Burgess joined Robert Mangino tonight to discuss the Black Political Empowerment Project’s demands for a police reform.
After emotional debate at city council over the fate of the Civic Arena, Councilman Doug Shields proposed a delay hoping to bring former Governor Ed Rendell to the table to explore the land deal regarding the arena.
A plan to generate hundreds of millions of dollars toward the city’s depleted pension fund is not getting high marks from the state. A new report said that plans to get pensions at least half-way funded are not enough.