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.
Joe Tommarello, 20, is drumming up support for his campaign. He canvasses the neighborhood like a seasoned politician, which is not much of a stretch. The sophomore at Robert Morris University has already served two years on the Plum Borough school board.
The four men running in Pittsburgh’s Democratic Primary for mayor were together Saturday night at a forum sponsored by local African-American community groups.
A judge’s ruling that there are no limits on campaign contributions in this year’s race for mayor of Pittsburgh could increase the influence of one elected official.
This year the only candidate for mayor of Pittsburgh who has never held elective office is A. J. Richardson — who was working out on a treadmill at the Exercise Warehouse in Bloomfield being interviewed by a young reporter from the Pitt News.
They protect city residents and those who work in the city 24/7 — Pittsburgh’s police and firefighters — and Wednesday morning their unions announced a candidate for mayor.
Former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Tuesday marks the deadline for candidates to file their petitions to run for mayor of the city of Pittsburgh.
It’s a ritual that we will see multiple times during the next few months — a candidate like Bill Peduto unveiling support from neighborhood community leaders.
“Good morning. How are you?” It’s a friendly greeting from the man bagging groceries at Delmont Shop ‘N Save, who also happens to be the borough mayor. Gill Sanchez works this shift for two hours, every Thursday.
After announcing that he would not seek re-election last week, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl made it official on Wednesday.
It looks like there will be a third candidate for Pittsburgh Mayor in the Democratic primary.
Former Auditor General Jack Wagner is reconsidering throwing his hat in the ring for Pittsburgh mayor, before the primary.
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl will not run for re-election, he announced Friday.
The rumblings surrounding Mayor Luke Ravenstahl keep growing.