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Allegheny County joins Harvard program developing alternative responses to 911 calls

BY: - August 21, 2022

'Sending the best-suited responder to 9-1-1 calls will result in better outcomes and better care for all of our residents and ensures that behavioral health supports are provided to those in need,' Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said.

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.

COVID-19 still a ‘serious’ situation, Pa. Health Secretary Klinepeter says

BY: - February 2, 2022

As of Monday, the daily average number of COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania was 11,405 with Tuesday case counts totaling more than 6,600 confirmed cases and more than 200 deaths.

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As officials make pitch, Pittsburgh in the running to host 2024 RNC | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 10, 2022

New Mayor Ed Gainey and Allegheny Co. Executive Rich Fitzgerald are among those trying to lure the GOP to the Steel City 

‘We are gonna get some real investment’: AlleCo Exec Fitzgerald says of infrastructure bill

BY: - August 16, 2021

Western Pennsylvania has great allies in Congress and the White House, and the region will benefit from the bill, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said.

Why Pittsburgh is above average for non-car transit, and how it might be getting better

BY: - May 20, 2021

Let’s hope this is just the start of efforts to loosen the grip that cars have had on Pittsburgh’s transportation system.

Allegheny Co. issues stay-at-home, public-gathering advisories; urges no traveling for Thanksgiving

BY: - November 19, 2020

“We are maybe within a few months to be on the other side of this,” County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said. “We really need to continue the level of cooperation and community support to get through this.”

Levine: I ‘don’t have a specific date’ on when Allegheny County, SWPA will reopen

BY: - May 2, 2020

"We'll be looking to see if there are any changes in terms of case rates, we'll be looking at testing plans," Levine said Saturday during an online news briefing.

Pa. up to 47 COVID-19 cases, officials say, announcing two new cases in Allegheny County

BY: - March 14, 2020

The two people in Allegheny County who tested positive for the virus live in the same household in Pittsburgh, health officials there told journalists Saturday