pittsburgh-politics

Alle. Co. DA Zappala faces rising criticism over reports he retaliated against Black attorney

BY: - June 4, 2021

Ed Gainey, the Democratic nominee for Pittsburgh mayor, has joined the chorus of voices calling for an investigation into Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala.

A Keystone Election: Meet the 2021 candidates for Pittsburgh mayor

BY: - April 21, 2021

Mayor Bill Peduto has three challengers for the Democratic nomination this time around, all of whom are shining a spotlight on the two-term mayor’s record. 

What you need to know about the Pittsburgh Citizen Police Review Board 2020 ballot question

BY: - October 11, 2020

Here's what you need to know about this crucial ballot question facing Pittsburgh residents this voting season

PGH cop under investigation for misconduct is one the city’s highest-paid employees

BY: - September 17, 2020

Officer Paul Abel Jr. made $156,106 in total compensation last year, records showed. That's more than Mayor Bill Peduto's salary.

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto had a bad summer. Does that mean he’s vulnerable to a challenge? | Analysis

BY: - September 9, 2020

It's difficult -- but not impossible -- to unseat a sitting mayor. What would it take, and who would have to run, to beat Bill Peduto?

Pittsburgh braces for COVID-19 body blow to its finances

BY: - May 13, 2020

The city estimated last month it would see a 21 percent decline in 2020 projected revenues, for a total loss of $127 million