Chairs were set up in City Council chambers on Friday for Monday morning’s swearing in of a new city council — and it’s likely to be very different from past councils.
Employees argue they should not be working on the holidays. Councilwoman Rudiak believes employees have the right to spend time with their family.
Several members of Pittsburgh City Council spoke out in support of workers and former employees at UPMC today.
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.
Lamar Advertising is not happy about a tax on billboards that two Pittsburgh City Council members have proposed. So, the company has found a different way to express its opposition.
Parking rates at the city-owned downtown garages could spike if the Pittsburgh Parking Authority takes action on a consultant’s report to be released shortly.
The state law would have allowed drilling activity to come within 300 feet of schools like South Fayette Elementary. But South Fayette and other municipalities were victorious in Commonwealth Court which ruled they can restrict drilling in school and residential zones.
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.
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.
Pittsburgh’s Parking Authority rejected City Council’s plan to save the city’s pension fund Thursday. It’s a victory for Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, but that may not prevent a state takeover of the city’s pension plan. “I […]
Pittsburgh City Council officially voted down Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s controversial plan to lease out the city’s parking garages and meters Tuesday morning. The result of the vote did not come as a surprise after a […]