Innamorato and Rockey face off in Allegheny County Executive debate
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 […]
Allegheny Co. Exec. Fitzgerald files lawsuit over minimum wage ordinance
'There is a legitimate disagreement on whether the executive branch or the legislative branch has the legal authority to set wages,” Fitzgerald said.
Allegheny Co. Council overrides Exec Rich Fitzgerald’s minimum wage hike veto
'We are talking about people who have worked at the county for decades who still aren’t making $41,600 per year, Councilmember Bethany Hallam said.
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.
Meet the Democrats running for Allegheny County Executive (so far)
Incumbent Rich Fitzgerald is term-limited, and the Democrat who wins the primary is highly likely to win in the general election.
Allegheny County joins Harvard program developing alternative responses to 911 calls
'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
'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
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
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.
As officials make pitch, Pittsburgh in the running to host 2024 RNC | Monday Morning Coffee
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
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
Let’s hope this is just the start of efforts to loosen the grip that cars have had on Pittsburgh’s transportation system.