Pittsburgh City Council

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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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City Councilman Introduces Bill To Allow Limited Marcellus Shale Drilling

Pittsburgh City Council will soon look at new legislation aimed at regulating gas drilling in the city, and once again, the political debate will be intense.

09/20/2012

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Hefty Price Tag Expected For Allegheny Co. Water, Sewer System Overhaul

It’s called the “big fix.” One of the largest Public Works projects in the region’s history; it’s the mandated overhaul of water and sewer systems throughout Allegheny County. This week we are getting the first look at a partial price tag.

07/19/2012

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Final Hearing Held Before Jordan Miles’ Civil Case Goes To Trial

The judge who will hear the federal lawsuit filed by Jordan Miles against three Pittsburgh Police officers made some rulings about what the jury will be told. Some of the judge’s decisions favored the plaintiff and others favored the defendant officers.

07/09/2012

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Rev. Ricky Burgess Clears Up Lawn Care Training Program

The Pittsburgh Housing Authority is creating a $1.6 million program to train residents to care for their lawns at the rate of $10 an hour.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/29/2012

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Winner Sharon Needles Honored

Aaron Coady was bullied for being gay in the town where he grew up, but he found acceptance in Pittsburgh where he takes the stage as drag queen “Sharon Needles.” This year, “Sharon” won America’s hearts as the winner of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

06/12/2012

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DA Will Not Bring Charges Against Officers In Jordan Miles Case

District Attorney Stephen Zappala announced that he will not bring charges against three Pittsburgh Police officers accused of beating Jordan Miles.

05/16/2012

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Neighborhood Improvement Tax Proposed For South Side Residents

Property owners on the South Side could soon be hit with a new fee.

05/09/2012

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Ads Could Soon Be Popping Up On City-Owned Space

The City of Pittsburgh is getting creative when it comes to finding ways to bring in more revenue. The idea is to allow advertisers to place ads on city-owned space.

04/26/2012

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