Rich Fitzgerald

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Pittsburgh Officials Brace For Possible Outbursts To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

The governor of Missouri has declared a state of emergency ahead of a grand jury’s decision on whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged in the shooting of Michael Brown.

11/18/2014

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County Exec. Returns County-Issued Vehicle, Writes Check For Miles Driven

He was accused of using a county-issued Jeep Cherokee to attend political events without compensating the taxpayers for the mileage driven.

11/12/2014

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Nasty Clash Continues Between Fitzgerald, Wagner

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Rich Fitzgerald claims Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner rarely shows up at her office. But we found her there Friday. KDKA’s Paul Martino: “How often are you here?” Wagner: “My average work […]

11/07/2014

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Battle Brewing Between County Controller And County Executive

They’re political enemies, but Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wager says she’s just doing her job holding a news conference chastising County Executive Rich Fitzgerald’s use of his county car.

11/06/2014

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Restaurant Owners Say Proposed Health Dept. Grades Unfair

The green Health Department decals on local eateries could soon be replaced with letter grades.

10/08/2014

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Real-Time System Making Public Transportation Easier For Riders

Nothing is quite as aggravating as waiting and waiting for a bus to come or just missing a bus that was running early.

09/11/2014

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County Council Shoots Down ‘In God We Trust’ Bill

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is pledging to veto a measure to post the U.S. motto “In God We Trust” in county council’s chambers.

09/09/2014

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Mayor Peduto Talks New Police Chief, Resolving Unrest Among Force

Mayor Bill Peduto and Allegheny County Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald joined Marty Griffin in studio on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s monthly “Ask the Leaders”.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/03/2014

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Drilling For Natural Gas Now Underway At Airport

Consol Energy has cut roads through forested lands to reach six pads designed to support 45 wells to extract natural gas under and near the Pittsburgh International Airport.

08/25/2014

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City Of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Consolidating 911 Services

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Quicker call times and greater efficiency. That’s what City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County officials are saying about the consolidation of 911 service. It has been a long and controversial process, but […]

08/20/2014

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Allegheny County Crime Lab Facing Uncertain Future

The state subsidy for the Allegheny County crime lab has dwindled from about seven million dollars down to zero in recent years. A number of officials told legislators from Harrisburg what could happen if that doesn’t change.

08/12/2014

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Lack Of State Funding Could Shut Down County Crime Lab

Over the past decade, funding from the state for Allegheny County’s crime lab in the Strip District has dwindled from $7.5 million to nothing.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/11/2014

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Holy Family Sisters Explain Decision To Shelter Immigrant Children

A meeting was held in Emsworth Tuesday night, where the sisters who run Holy Family Institute explained their decision to temporarily shelter immigrant children fleeing their homes in Central America

07/29/2014

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Man Sought After Leaving Suspicious Box On Rich Fitzgerald’s Car

The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office was asking for the public’s help to identify a man that left a suspicious box on Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald’s vehicle Tuesday.

07/22/2014

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Rally Calls For Ride-Sharing Programs To Be Granted Licenses

With plenty of riders, drivers and elected officials present, and even a baby sporting that pink moustache, local officials asked the Public Utility Commission to grant an emergency temporary license to allow Uber and Lyft to operate pending final approval of their permanent license.

07/10/2014

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