Innamorato and Rockey face off in Allegheny County Executive debate

BY: - September 29, 2023

PITTSBURGH — The two candidates for Allegheny County Executive met for a debate on Thursday, less than six weeks before the general election, with Democrat Sara Innamorato, a former state Representative, touting her ability to bring people together, and Republican Joe Rockey emphasizing his business experience as a former executive at PNC Bank. The candidates […]

Innamorato resigns Pa. House seat ahead of Allegheny County Executive election

BY: - July 19, 2023

PITTSBURGH — Pennsylvania State Rep. Sara Innamorato D-Allegheny, the Democrats’ nominee for Allegheny County executive, said Wednesday she is resigning from her House seat.  The move leaves Democrats with the same number of seats in the House as Republicans, at least until a special election on Sept. 19. House Speaker Joanna McClinton sent a writ […]

In W. Pa., a progressive wave washed away the competition. How they did it and what it means

BY: - May 21, 2023

If government doesn't reflect the people, 'it’s our duty to change that,' Democratic Allegheny Co. Executive nominee Sara Innamorato said.

Sara Innamorato wins Dem nod for Allegheny Co. exec; Dugan prevails in DA’s race

BY: - May 16, 2023

Progressives come up big on a big night in local politics.

The future of youth detention hangs in balance of Pittsburgh election

BY: - May 14, 2023

Social workers are pushing the candidates in the Democratic primary for Allegheny County executive to not re-open a local juvenile jail.

At debate, Allegheny Co. exec candidates go deep on issues

BY: - April 19, 2023

It seems unlikely that the candidates’ answers will change many voters’ minds, but for several of those running, it may have been their first exposure to a larger audience of voters in Pittsburgh, the county seat

A view of the Pittsburgh skyline.

Meet the Democrats running for Allegheny County Executive (so far)

BY: - February 5, 2023

Incumbent Rich Fitzgerald is term-limited, and the Democrat who wins the primary is highly likely to win in the general election.

W. Pa. Rep. Sara Innamorato is running for Allegheny County Executive

BY: - December 16, 2022

'We will hold polluters accountable and build a green economy here that is good for our environment and our region’s long-term growth, and provide good-paying union jobs,' she said.

Allegheny Co. Councilor Bennett jumps into county executive race; vows progressive reforms

BY: - December 13, 2022

'I have fought for workers, the incarcerated, and those who don't have a voice to fight for themselves,' Bennett said.