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Allegheny Co. Council overrides Exec Rich Fitzgerald’s veto on public parks fracking ban

BY: - July 20, 2022

'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

BY: - July 14, 2022

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

BY: - May 5, 2022

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

BY: - April 30, 2021

"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

BY: - April 7, 2020

An employee suspended for wearing a mask; inmates crowded even closer together in a time of social distancing, and nearly 225 cells sit empty.

COMMENTARY

‘We’re all gonna do great things’: New Allegheny County Council member Bethany Hallam looks to the year ahead

BY: - January 15, 2020

A new partnership with the Pittsburgh Current starts with a Q&A with the newest member of Allegheny County Council, Bethany Hallam.