Allegheny Co. Exec. Fitzgerald files lawsuit over minimum wage ordinance
'There is a legitimate disagreement on whether the executive branch or the legislative branch has the legal authority to set wages,” Fitzgerald said.
Allegheny Co. Council overrides Exec Rich Fitzgerald’s minimum wage hike veto
'We are talking about people who have worked at the county for decades who still aren’t making $41,600 per year, Councilmember Bethany Hallam said.
Allegheny Co. Exec. Rich Fitzgerald vetoes minimum wage hike for county employees
Fitzgerald said his motivation is not to thwart income growth for employees but to underscore powers that are reserved for administration.
Allegheny County campaigns raise big bucks as the races come down to the wire
Voters will cast ballots in high-profile races for county executive, county council, and district attorney.
LGBTQ outlet spars with Allegheny County Council contender over tweets and political record
'I will be having eye-to-eye conversations with members of the LGBTQ+ community. I already am,' candidate Joanna Doven said.
Allegheny Co. Councilor Bennett jumps into county executive race; vows progressive reforms
'I have fought for workers, the incarcerated, and those who don't have a voice to fight for themselves,' Bennett said.
Allegheny Co. seeks developer to run private children’s detention center
The county will accept proposals from developers until Oct. 28.
Allegheny Co. Council overrides Exec Rich Fitzgerald’s veto on public parks fracking ban
'We deserve places where we can hike, bike, and run without inhaling asthma-inducing air pollutants,” Amanda Waxman, of East Liberty, said.
Allegheny Co. Exec Fitzgerald could face veto overrides on bills on fracking, executive hires
Allegheny County Council has 30 days to attempt to override the vetoes, which are dated July 5.
This is the anti-violence expert advocates want on Allegheny County’s jail oversight board
University of Pittsburgh professor, and anti-violence expert, Richard Garland says he's the man for the job.
As Allegheny Co. Council forms police review board, one member shares story of being racially profiled
"It happened to me. If it happened to me, it happens to too many! We gotta do what’s right," Councilmember DeWitt Walton said in an emotional speech.
‘In way over their heads’: Allegheny Co. jail wasn’t prepared for COVID-19, employees say
An employee suspended for wearing a mask; inmates crowded even closer together in a time of social distancing, and nearly 225 cells sit empty.