Pittsburgh City Council
Pittsburgh City Council President Darlene Harris has withdrawn from the mayoral race.
Pittsburgh City Council decided to put off any major decisions about police side jobs, but still engaged in plenty of debate Wednesday.
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.
After years of discussion, altering and meetings, a bill was passed Tuesday to allow advertising in the City of Pittsburgh.
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.
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.
Pittsburgh City Councilman Bill Peduto’s announced his third run for mayor last Thursday, but he believes this time will be the charm.
Pittsburgh City Councilman Bill Peduto is running for mayor and made the announcement at a packed party in the Strip District Thursday night
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.
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.
A legal battle could be brewing over billboards. Pittsburgh City Council wants to tax billboards, but opponents call the tax illegal.
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.
Police are looking into a burglary at the home of Pittsburgh City Councilman Patrick Dowd.
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.
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.