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City Councilor Bill Peduto won the primary, which will almost certainly make him the city's next mayor -- a post he has sought for the better part of a decade. Peduto won the race with 23,597 votes, according to an unofficial vote tally last night.
The first hour or so involves a debate over standing -- the right of a party to bring a case -- and is pretty excruciating, though the court may decide to toss the case entirely on that basis. The second part deals with the merits ... and you can see
But while he's filed his petitions, Ferlo says he's taking the time between the March 27 deadline to withdraw to fully consider a campaign. "I don't know yet and I'm being very sincere," he tells City Paper . "My heart is in community activism and
Republican state Rep. Randy Vulakovich and Democrat Sharon Brown were vying to replace Jane Orie in a special election for her vacant Pittsburgh-area state Senate seat. Orie's 40th District seat was up for grabs Tuesday because the Republican
Kennywood's ongoing quest for a liquor license faced its biggest roadblock in state Sen. Jim Ferlo, D-Highland Park, who in a June 1 letter to the Liquor Control Board called the proposed park feature detrimental to the "family and historic nature of
East? by Chris Potter Skeptics see a case of supply driving demand: Once a facility adds beds, or a new MRI, it has financial incentives to use them. Which is why state Sen. Jim Ferlo (D-Lawrenceville) has proposed requiring a "Certificate of Need"
After seeking a Senate investigation into why the state Department of Environmental Protection will now require top-level approval of Marcellus Shale drilling enforcement actions, Sen. Jim Ferlo is now also calling on the governor to reverse that
Some labor leaders say they aren't sure where Corbett, for one, stands on plans for labor. Frank Snyder, secretary-treasurer of the Pennsylvania American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), says he "hasn't heard
Sen. Jim Ferlo, D-Highland Park, said he was preparing legislation to amend the Institutions of Purely Public Charity Act of 1997, the body of state law that defines eligibility standards for charitable institutions and nonprofit 501(c)3s. Mr. Ferlo
Almost two decades later, he has his sights set on saving another iconic piece of Pittsburgh: Mellon Arena. Mr. Ferlo, D-Highland Park, isn't ready to stand in front of another wrecking ball just yet, but he doesn't think enough has been done to