Mark Patrick Flaherty
A month ago, the Allegheny County Jail Board raised a public outcry by approving the purchase of 40 Sony Bravia TV sets for inmates over the objection of County Controller Mark Patrick Flaherty.
If a judge sentenced you to the Allegheny County Jail, you’d be provided three hot meals and a bed to sleep in, but in common areas, you’d also be able to watch cable shows on 42-inch Sony flat screens.
The Municipal Courts building in downtown Pittsburgh operates 24/7 365 days a year round the clock for court hearings and arraignments, but come November it’s one court function that will be running out money.
It looks like Rich Fitzgerald and D. Raja will face off in November in the race for Allegheny County Executive.
It’s Election Day in Pennsylvania. Polling places were open, but voters seemed few and far between.
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.”
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Mark Patrick Flaherty and Rich Fitzgerald.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -The Flaherty name has been a powerful one in local Democratic party politics for nearly 40 years. This year will test whether that name still retains its old allegiance. Allegheny County Controller Mark […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Dan Onorato says he will not seek a third term as Allegheny County Chief Executive. “I’ve been in elected office for a long time in this town,” he said. “I’ve enjoyed it. […]