Lawsuit Challenging Mail-In Ballots Filed Against County Executive Rich Fitzgerald And Pa. County Election BoardsA federal lawsuit filed Friday seeks to force Pennsylvania election officials to change the way that voters’ signatures on mail-in ballots are verified, asserting that tens of thousands of voters are at risk of being disenfranchised in the fall presidential election.
Protesters Gather Downtown To Rally Against Allegheny County's Alcohol BanRestaurant and bar owners lined Grant Street on Thursday chanting "Let Us Work," protesting the alcohol ban.
Local Officials Remain Hopeful That Allegheny County Can Recover From Recent SpikeThe local spike in Coronavirus cases is cause for alarm but not panic. Despite an upward trajectory in new numbers, the county is hopeful recent prohibitions against alcohol sales in bars and restaurants will help flatten the recent curve.
Allegheny County Department Of Health Prepared For Possible Spike In Coronavirus Cases Once County Goes GreenWith protests and an election in the area, county officials say they are prepared for a possible spike in coronavirus cases.
Allegheny County Calling Upon Non-Essential Businesses To Close Voluntarily Amid Coronavirus OutbreakCounty Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Health Director Dr. Debra Bogen are calling on non-essential businesses to close for two weeks.
Allegheny County To Hold Community Meetings Regarding Early Childhood EducationAfter a ballot initiative was voted down in November, Allegheny County is holding meetings to help fund early childhood education.
Mayor, County Executive Volunteer At Shelter During Cold EveningsMayor Bill Peduto and County Executive Rich Fitzgerald helped serve warm dinners at a local shelter on a cold Wednesday.
County Council Claims Security Breach Against County ExecutiveCounty Council Members claim a security breach against the County Executive himself, putting Fitzgerald and his staff on blast.
Fitzgerald Hopes To Not Raise Taxes With 2014 Allegheny Co. BudgetRich Fitzgerald wouldn’t get specific about his 2014 County budget before addressing council member Tuesday night, but it’s clear that holding the line on taxes is a top priority.