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Harris Withdraws From Pittsburgh Mayoral Race

Pittsburgh City Council President Darlene Harris has withdrawn from the mayoral race.

03/27/2013

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City Council Debates, Takes No Action On Issue Of Officers’ Side Jobs

Pittsburgh City Council decided to put off any major decisions about police side jobs, but still engaged in plenty of debate Wednesday.

03/20/2013

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Local Groups, City Council Discuss Police Chief Search At Public Meeting

Pittsburgh City Council heard from the public on Wednesday about the search for the city’s next police chief. And most people said that Mayor Luke Ravenstahl should not be the one choosing.

03/06/2013

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Council Passes Bill To Allow Advertising In City

After years of discussion, altering and meetings, a bill was passed Tuesday to allow advertising in the City of Pittsburgh.

01/22/2013

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City Property Tax Rate To Decline To Keep City From Illegal Windfall

As required by state law after a county reassessment, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has proposed a reduction in the city’s property tax rate to keep the city from reaping a windfall from a 48 percent increase in property values under the county’s new assessment system.

01/14/2013

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City Council Gives Approval To Turn Parking Meters Off At 6 P.M.

You can still park for free in the evening at city meters, for now. After a lengthy debate, Pittsburgh City Council gave preliminary approval to turn off parking meters at 6 p.m.

12/18/2012

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Peduto Pledges New Approach If Elected Mayor

Pittsburgh City Councilman Bill Peduto’s announced his third run for mayor last Thursday, but he believes this time will be the charm.

12/17/2012

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Bill Peduto To Run For Mayor In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh City Councilman Bill Peduto is running for mayor and made the announcement at a packed party in the Strip District Thursday night

12/13/2012

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Council To Wait A Week On Parking Meter Decision

After an hour and a half of heated debate, Pittsburgh City Council voted to delay a preliminary vote on rolling back parking meter enforcement from 10 p.m. back to 6 p.m.

12/12/2012

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Peduto Introduces Bill To Keep Nighttime Parking Free

Free parking is the norm at most suburban shopping malls, but those who shop in Downtown Pittsburgh or the city’s seven neighborhood business districts have to pull out the quarters to park their cars at metered spots, at least during the daytime. Evening parking has been free, but that changes in 2013 unless City Council acts.

12/04/2012

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Advertising Company Calls New Legislation Illegal

A legal battle could be brewing over billboards. Pittsburgh City Council wants to tax billboards, but opponents call the tax illegal.

11/27/2012

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“Small Business Saturday” Key To Local Shops

With all the focus on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s easy to forget Small Business Saturday, a day important to mom-and-pop shopkeepers all over the country.

11/20/2012

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Police Investigating Burglary At City Councilman’s Home

Police are looking into a burglary at the home of Pittsburgh City Councilman Patrick Dowd.

11/20/2012

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City Councilman Helps South Side Woman With Parking Meter Problem

What a difference a day makes, and a politician. Dorothy Bayerlein told KDKA’s Ralph Iannotti Wednesday that something had to be done about parking in front of her home on Carson Street.

10/25/2012

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Lamar Advertising Targets 2 Council Members In Billboards

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.

10/18/2012

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