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New Public Safety Director Hopes To Boost Morale, Tackle Many Issues

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Acting Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich approached the podium Tuesday with Mayor Bill Peduto. It’s a dream for Hissrich to come back to the city and Peduto says he’s the right man for the job. 320 more words


Event Tomorrow: Bill Peduto, Mark Dixon, and Angela Wiley Discuss COP21

“After Paris: Now the Real Work Begins”

There is a Pittsburgh350 event tomorrow evening, where I’ll be discussing the COP21 proceedings with Mayor Bill Peduto and fellow activist Angela Wiley. 185 more words

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Pittsburgh Plans To Celebrate Turning 200 In 2016

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh is a city rich in legacy. From the steel capital of the world, to the birth of corporations like the H.J. Heinz company, and now to a newer, cleaner city that is a leader in computer science and medicine. 408 more words


Pittsburgh Mayor Hires FBI Agent As Public Safety Director

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has hired a former city paramedic and 25-year FBI veteran as the city’s public safety director.

Fifty-three-year-old Wendell Hissrich will begin the job Jan. 130 more words


Judge Rejects Pittsburgh Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A western Pennsylvania judge has struck down a Pittsburgh ordinance requiring city employers to provide paid sick leave to employees.

The judge found the legislation is “invalid and unenforceable.” 127 more words


Pittsburgh Set For Preliminary Vote To Reduce Pot Penalty

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh City Council is set to take a preliminary vote on an ordinance that would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana or hashish. 145 more words


Mayor Peduto Raises Pittsburgh Workers' Minimum Wage To $15 By 2021

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It’s called the Fight for Fifteen, a $15 an hour minimum wage, and a coalition of groups brought their call for a higher minimum wage to Mayor Bill Peduto’s office on Tuesday. 399 more words