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 Co. judicial candidates spar over labor endorsements
Patrick Sweeney, Anthony DeLuca, and Andy Szefi are facing off in a 3-way contest in the May primary.
The 2023 Democratic primary for Allegheny Co. DA. The issues, the candidates
Six-term incumbent prosecutor Stephen Zappala faces public defender Matt Dugan in the high-profile contest.
Is Pittsburgh’s weird terrain making the already-dodgy air quality even dodgier?
Outside the Mon Valley, Southwestern Pennsylvanians are still subject to the whims of earth and wind, although experts say it’s hard to generalize about the ways air pollution is dispersed and concentrated.
Do political endorsement fees in Allegheny County deter candidate diversity?
'As a group, Black and brown people are at the bottom economically in this country. [The fees are] a prohibition for people from these groups to seek this endorsement,' an advocate said
How will the ruling in Pa.’s school funding lawsuit impact Allegheny County’s districts?
'Now is the time for Pennsylvania to stand strong and demand a funding formula that works for all students,' Sto-Rox Superintendent Megan Van Fossan said.
Pa. Rep. Deluzio urges DOJ to take a closer look at Post-Gazette purchase of Pittsburgh City Paper
A subsidiary of the PG acquired the City Paper in January.
Pittsburgh’s Fern Hollow Bridge to reopen at the end of December, less than a year after collapse
'This is not just a city of Pittsburgh celebration or victory,' Mayor Ed Gainey said. 'This is a state victory because we got it up quicker than ever before.'
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.
‘Someone spit on me’: These are the barriers to stable housing for Pgh’s homeless community
For many people experiencing homelessness, being without stable housing compounds every other problem.
Coalition invites community participation to envision a better future for Black Pittsburghers
The event takes place on Saturday, Nov. 19 at Obama Academy in East Liberty. Admission is free, but registration is encouraged.
In PGH, faith leaders reject rising Christian nationalism movement
'This isn’t new to me. It’s just louder than I’ve seen it in a long, long, long time,' the Rev. Richard Freeman said.