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The county sales tax fund is 5.2 percent ahead of where it was this time last year, a boost RAD officials have attributed to auto sales.
As it prepares for its third meeting, the task force is still developing goals.
County Council will soon consider new open burning regulations from the Allegheny County Health Department.
Who will control the Pennsylvania Senate come 2015 -- the Republicans who hold the majority now or Democrats?
The mayor and his staff have said discussions have focused on a new agreement structured more along the lines of the Pittsburgh Promise.
Consol Energy has offered $2.2 million for mineral rights at the airport but plans no drilling anytime soon.
Councilwoman Darlene Harris blasted Mayor Bill Peduto for blaming the past administration for “everything that's wrong with the city.”
In two weeks, Allegheny County executive Rich Fitzgerald presents his proposed county budget, which he said will not include a tax increase.
Measure would require “reasonable accommodations” for pregnant city employees and companies that do business with the city.
The proposed budget includes a 0.5-mill real estate tax increase that would generate an additional $8 million.
Mayor Bill Peduto was mum on the details, but he called the new spending plan “truth in budgeting.”
Kevin Quigley, also a Pittsburgh Democratic ward chairman, had charges dismissed when his girlfriend wouldn’t pursue charges.
Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner said she has not received a complete inventory of county-owned and leased cars, as requested.
The meeting detailed the latest chapter in the clash between Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority and the city over a new payroll system.
Republican Allegheny County Councilwoman Sue Means of Bethel Park asks tough questions and pushes conservative issues with modest success.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. was in Pittsburgh this week to push the amendment, which Pittsburgh City Council also may consider.
Greater vehicle congestion is a potential problem in Pittsburgh. Bike lanes could help reduce number of vehicles.
Pittsburgh City Council passed a resolution Tuesday setting the financing for the city’s coming bike share program in motion.
A bid to display the words in the County Courthouse failed with a 6-8 vote. Some members argued church and state should remain separate.
County Council is expected to vote tonight on a proposal by Councilwoman Sue Means to post the motto in a room of the courthouse.
A resolution supporting the proposed constitutional amendment is expected to be introduced by city council.