Politics - Local


Pittsburgh City Council advances $55 million bond package

Withdrawal of refinancing component will cost city $2.4 million in potential savings this year.

1 week ago


Pittsburgh City Council to weigh $50M bond issue for infrastructure

The mayor’‍s office initially introduced a bond package Tuesday, capped at $152.1 million.

1 week ago


Former Monroeville chief files federal lawsuit

Steven Pascarella, a 26-year veteran, also is claiming civil rights violations and failure of the municipality to accommodate a disability.

1 week ago


 Lillian Murtonen of Squirrel Hill  laughs after jumping into the water with her sunglasses and waterwings, at the Schenley Pool.

Pittsburgh City Council wants better pool policy

Council members said a new ordinance is the first step toward clearing up confusion over rules governing access to the city’s outdoor pools.

2 weeks ago


Allegheny County lifting limits on needle exchanges

Prevention Point has not determined a proposed new location for its services, which are available for five hours a week in two locations.

3 weeks ago


Pittsburgh, police union argue over residency requirement

The case turns on whether the court believes the residency requirement can be bargained under the police union contract with Pittsburgh.

3 weeks ago


Pete Wagner steps down as 19th Ward Democratic chair

The longtime chairman stepped down in the face of a challenge from his recent adversary, and onetime ally, Anthony Coghill.

3 weeks ago


Could Supreme Court ruling on abortion clinic buffers impact Pittsburgh?

City officials defend a similar local ordinance, saying it differs from the Massachusetts statute struck down in McCullen v. Coakley.

4 weeks ago



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