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The revised rules approved by Pittsburgh City Council set up a three-member commission but also allow council members to propose names.
After Allegheny County Council named five white men, Executive Rich Fitzgerald named four woman, including two minorities, to the group.
The bill, up for a final vote Tuesday, cuts the number of members on the Commission on Naming Public Properties to three from 11.
With Dave Schuilenburg out, Ms. Harris faces Bobby Wilson, Randy Zotter and Mark Brentley Sr., who may be removed in a legal challenge.
Commissioner Kristen Linfante informs the board she is resigning due to health issues.
The censure motion March 18 by commissioner Jessica Cardillo-Wagenhoffer was approved by a 4-0 vote.
A hydrogeologist is to determine whether gas and oil exploration can be done in the township and, if so, where.
The Settler’s Ridge Homeowner’s Association doesn’t want Speedway to build on Route 286 near Logans Ferry Road in Murrysville.
North Versailles residents near the new bridge on Greensburg Pike say drivers now speed through the area.
Allegheny County Councilman Bill Robinson withdrew from the race for Allegheny County Council after his petitions were challenged.
The Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority denied a request to release millions in gaming revenue the authority has been withholding.
Bill Robinson’s opponents challenged 343 of 358 signatures on his nominating petitions. Among the names: Naomi Watts and "Russel Crowe."
The mayor said the extra 18 months would enable leaders to come up with a plan that is more environmentally friendly and less expensive.
The Peduto administration is scheduled to release a report today on the costs associated with the comprehensive financial management system.
The law would apply to workers at any building of at least 100,000 square feet.
The state Supreme Court found that the prosecution’s comments on the defendant’s refusal to cooperate violated his rights.
As many as 80 Pittsburgh officers could receive leadership training this year through the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
District Judge James Motznik ordered both parties to attend mediation.
Paul Pozonsky retired from the bench in the midst of an investigation into the allegations.
Challenges to incumbent Westmoreland County commissioners and nine candidates for judgeships highlight a busy ballot for the May 19 primary.
The municipality has been criticized for appealing property assessments only on homes sold in certain years.
The preliminary budget projects expenses at $31.4 million and revenue $30.2 million. The district’s fund balance will cover the difference.
Rental property owners will have to register with Penn Hills and designate a property manager if they live more than 15 miles away.
Mark Brentley and Randy Zotter face challenges to their appearance on the City Council ballot.
Three candidates are running for school board in District 6: Samuel Hurst, Moira Kaleida and Tracy Link.
Allegheny County Common Pleas Court Judge Robert J. Colville said rules about judges avoiding outside influences could mean campaign money.
The chair of the organization making the challenge calls petitions “the most egregious attempt at subverting the process I’ve ever seen.”
The Direct Democracy Party would allow constituents’ votes to determine the course of their representatives.
Pittsburgh officials say they have addressed many shortcomings in an audit by Controller Michael Lamb, who said the department was slow.
Former city councilwoman Twanda Carlisle seeks to election to City Council seat despite previous conviction.
The Pittsburgh Spice and Seasoning Co. wants to buy the 26,780-square-foot former Schaeffer school building in Crafton Heights.
Mark Patrick Flaherty defeated incumbent Chelsa Wagner by a vote of 942 to 774 for endorsement in the May 19 primary election.
It’s the first big step in choosing their municipal and judicial candidates.
Commissioners voted last month to pay a company $500 per deer up to $75,000 to remove about 150 white-tailed deer by the end of March.
Controller Chelsa Wagner questions opponent Mark Flaherty’s ethics, his campaign calls her desperate.
The law, Act 153, was signed in October. It applies to anyone who has direct contact with children.
Jeffrey Naftal's resignation was effective Feb. 26, according to a two-paragraph letter to council members.
A new political committee is working with the Allegheny County executive to replace fellow Democrats who oppose his policies.