The draft ordinance says about 40 percent of Pittsburgh private sector workers and 77 percent of service workers have no paid sick time.
The proposal calls for 140 townhouses on 24 acres that used to be the Woodville State Hospital property.
Former administrator Phil Martell is now being accused of “double dipping,” or billing two organizations for the same trip expenses.
Board members questioned why worker rates varied for different sport events, and the tabled action on 3 percent raises for some employees.
The Republican asked the group studying county government to consider several options, including eliminating the part-time council.
Ed Kress, R-Shaler, said such a seat would reflect the growing number of voters who identify as neither Republican nor Democrat.
State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale delivered a series of “realistic and responsible reforms” to the governor Tuesday.
With no movement in negotiations between the governor and GOP leaders, Republicans say they will deliver a budget by the June 30 deadline.
Deron Gabriel claims his rights to due process and free speech were violated by attempts to censure him at a voting meeting.
Bids to demolish the township’s 50-year-old pool and build a new one will open next week with a vote coming in July.
The city may partner with a telecommunications firm to explore the possibility of such a program.
Officials accused the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority of illegally withholding money and habitually overstepping its bounds.
Potential state Senate candidates emerge as Harrisburg sets a date for special election.
In a interview, he said the killings in a Charleston, S.C., church shows that the nation has not yet gotten beyond its legacy of racism.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong was also expected to visit the University of Pittsburgh during her three-city visit to the U.S.
What the Truchan family sees as a front yard treehouse, the township sees as a prohibited building.
After bringing better fiscal oversight to Ross Township, Dawn Lane has accepted a position as a municipality manager in Allegheny County.
Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith wants the city to study whether it can demolish properties quicker by using city employees.
Charles P. McCullough is accused to misappropriating money from a trust fund while he had power of attorney for an Upper St. Clair woman.
Democratic committee will choose substitute county council candidate in August.
With the tax rate dropping by 1.74 mills, the tax cut may reduce revenues for the district by about $820,000 during the next school year.
Mayor Jack Kobistek said there should have been more discussion on the changes before they were advertised.
Despite hundreds of thousands of dollars in cuts and a $1 million increase from taxes, there may still be a $260,000 budget shortfall.
Apex Energy seeks over $50,000 in damages, claiming the board of commissioners violated state laws when the township delayed drilling.
Monroeville and its former chief of police Steven Pascarella settled for $9,000 after claims Monroeville violated his civil rights.
Ronald Bair died of cancer April 5 at the age of 61. He had been a firefighter since he was 18 and served as chief for the past 11 years.