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Allegheny Co. Exec. Fitzgerald files lawsuit over minimum wage ordinance

BY: - June 29, 2023

'There is a legitimate disagreement on whether the executive branch or the legislative branch has the legal authority to set wages,” Fitzgerald said.

Civil rights group files ethics complaint against Allegheny Co. DA Stephen Zappala

BY: - May 11, 2023

The complaint focuses on whether politics may have influenced charging decisions the Democratic prosecutor made.

Allegheny Co. judicial candidates spar over labor endorsements

BY: - May 7, 2023

Patrick Sweeney, Anthony DeLuca, and Andy Szefi are facing off in a 3-way contest in the May primary.

Law firm accuses Allegheny Co. judge of misconduct in 62 complaints

BY: - July 5, 2022

Anthony Mariani, the subject of the complaints, has been on the county bench since 2005.

Allegheny Co. President Judge Kim Clark says systemic racism exists in courts

BY: - July 12, 2021

Clark, who has served as a judge since 1999, and as president judge since 2018, is the first Black person to hold the top position in Allegheny County history.

Allegheny County Court judge tosses ballot challenge from GOP Senate candidate, drawing immediate appeal

BY: - November 18, 2020

The legal battle could further delay a final vote count in the race for the 45th Senate District, where Ziccarrelli, an attorney, trails incumbent Democratic Sen. Jim Brewster by just 30 votes

COMMENTARY

An Allegheny County judge called a Black juror ‘Aunt Jemima.’ What recourse does the public really have? | Analysis

BY: - February 11, 2020

Questionable conduct. Baffling rulings. Allegheny County has seen it all. But in the end, very little ever changes. But there's a solution if the public wants to embrace it.