Pgh Mayor Gainey submits 26 city properties for tax-exempt status review
City officials said that 10% of the property review was completed so far, with a goal of completing the review by next March.
Pa. U.S. Rep. Summer Lee celebrates Black achievement during ceremonial swearing-in
'We are going to have to decide what our country is going to be, and who it is going to be for,' Lee said.
Pgh Mayor Gainey orders review to make sure city’s big nonprofits are paying fair share in taxes
PITTSBURGH — Mayor Ed Gainey signed an executive order on Tuesday directing the city of Pittsburgh’s finance and law departments to review all tax-exempt properties in the city, to ensure their tax-exempt status meets the state’s legal requirements. “In the City of Pittsburgh, 34 percent of the property is designated as tax-exempt, that is, the […]
Pittsburgh’s Fern Hollow Bridge to reopen at the end of December, less than a year after collapse
'This is not just a city of Pittsburgh celebration or victory,' Mayor Ed Gainey said. 'This is a state victory because we got it up quicker than ever before.'
Pgh Mayor Gainey pleads with lawmakers to fight gun violence
By Ladimir Garcia PITTSBURGH — Following a string of mass shootings that have shaken the nation this year, Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey is urging state lawmakers to take action on gun reform. During a Monday news conference, Gainey joined a slate of community leaders to press for change at the state level. “We are begging […]
In Pgh, Maria Montaño is the first openly transgender woman to serve as a mayoral spokesperson
Montaño previously served as a communications specialist with SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania
Longtime Pgh organizer La’Tasha Mayes announces bid for Ed Gainey’s House seat
By Jordana Rosenfeld PITTSBURGH — The campaign to fill Mayor Ed Gainey’s state 24th House District seat for the remainder of this year’s legislative term is well underway. La’Tasha Mayes, a nationally recognized leader in the field of reproductive justice and founder, president, and CEO of New Voices for Reproductive Justice, is the latest candidate to […]
Pgh Mayor-elect Ed Gainey puts controversial transit project on hold
The action comes as the multi-modal vision of Hazelwood Green becomes more uncertain.
Election 2021: Dems show signs of strength in Pittsburgh and its suburbs | Analysis
Democratic Allegheny County Councilors swept their races this year, including three contested elections.
Pgh anti-eviction advocate is running for constable to reform the little understood Pa. position
Constables serve eviction papers. Former journalist Jacob Klinger wants to use the job to help those in trouble.
Is Pgh City Council poised to wield more clout ahead of mayoral transition?
With Mayor Bill Peduto officially a lame duck, some members of council want to retake control of areas of city government where he ruled
Pgh City Council approves plan to spend $335M in federal COVID-19 aid
The city will earmark $7 million for an initiative aimed at strengthening Black businesses and neighborhoods.