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City of Pittsburgh will require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19

According to Mayor Bill Peduto’s executive order, employees who do not have such an exemption and refuse to be vaccinated “will be subject to employment actions, including unpaid administrative leave and/or discipline up to and including termination.”

By Chris Potter/WESA

Gainey all but certain to become Pittsburgh’s first Black mayor; Peduto concedes in Democratic primary

E Gainey’s win is all the more notable, and presumably more painful for the incumbent, because he and Peduto were once allies.

By Chris Potter/WESA

Refiled charges against protesters touches off dispute between Pittsburgh mayor and district attorney

Charges against two dozen protesters from last summer’s demonstrations against police brutality are being refiled.

By Katie Blackley/WESA

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Pittsburgh’s Columbus statue wrapped in plastic; mayor recommends removal

Mayor Bill Peduto said the work “can be better displayed in a private location that places Columbus, his memory and his history in different context.”

By The Associated Press

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On her way out the door, Pittsburgh City Councilor sues mayor in new effort to void campaign finance rules

Less than a month before Darlene Harris is set to step down from her role, she has filed a lawsuit against the city’s Ethics Hearing Board and Mayor Bill Peduto – the latest maneuver in her years-long defiance of the city’s campaign-finance rules.

By Chris Potter/WESA

In Pittsburgh budget address, mayor says school district should be in state oversight

Oversight of a school district requires proof of financial distress and legislation. Pittsburgh Public Schools isn’t currently on the state’s watch list.

By Sarah Schneider/WESA and Ariel Worthy/WESA

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto joins bipartisan coalition of mayors in D.C. to push for tougher gun laws

"Each mass shooting is a solemn reminder that this could happen in any city, large or small, urban or rural.”
By Lucy Perkins/WESA