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Statement on Peduto Administration’s Continued Support of Homeless Residents

PITTSBURGH, PA (April 28, 2017) Mayor William Peduto's Administration is continuing to address the plight of the City's homeless population, despite the shameful and politically motivated attacks on the homeless by City Councilwoman Darlene Harris.

Sneak Peek: Mayor’s Next Ad

Be the first on your block to see the Mayor's new TV ad! Take a sneak peek now and hear all the ways Pittsburgh has become a better city for our kids! You can view it now right here before it airs tomorrow.

Monday Memo 4/24/17 “Cinco de Mayor” and More!

In today's Monday Memo: Check Out the Mayor's Latest Podcast! | 14th Ward Independent Democratic Club Endorses Mayor Peduto | ¡Join Us for Cinco de Mayor! | Pittsburgh Mayoral Forum on Thursday

Mayor William Peduto Issues Executive Order on Tree Protection

PITTSBURGH, PA (April 21, 2017) In honor of Earth Day, Mayor William Peduto issued an Executive Order today calling for new ways to protect City trees, which cover 40% of Pittsburgh's land area and are vital to the City's parks, green spaces and quality of life.

Attend the First-ever Democratic Volunteer Summit

On Sunday, April 23rd, a first-of-its-kind event will be held in Allegheny County: The 2017 Democratic Volunteer Summit! This will be your chance to meet with local organizing groups, speak with your endorsed Democratic candidates, and learn how to get involved in Democratic politics.

Mayor William Peduto Adopts “Rooney Rule” For City Hiring

PITTSBURGH, PA (April 19, 2017) Mayor William Peduto today issued an Executive Order adopting measures to promote diversity in City hiring, similar to an initiative backed by late Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney within the National Football League.

Televised Mayoral Primary Debate & April Candidate Forums

On Wednesday, April 19th from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., WTAE Channel 4 will air a live debate between candidates in the Democratic primary race for mayor of Pittsburgh. WTAE has partnered with the League of Women Voters to present this commercial-free program. Participating candidates will be Mayor Bill Peduto, City Councilwoman Darlene Harris, and Rev. John Welch.

Mayor’s New Ad Is Up (Monday Memo)

The Mayor's first TV ad "Great City" is due to air tomorrow. You can be an insider and check it out here right now before it airs and see the many ways that Pittsburgh has defined greatness! Plus, this week's podcast, more endorsements, today's the last day to register to vote, and sign up to volunteer.

Talking Pittsburgh w/ Mayor Peduto Episode 5

On this week’s Talking with Mayor Peduto we discuss two major innovations in technology that occurred in Pittsburgh. The first was the establishment of Pittsburgh’s first Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute (known as ARM), with [...]

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Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Passing of Dan Rooney

PITTSBURGH, PA (April 13, 2017) Mayor William Peduto issued the following statement today on the death of Steelers Chairman and former U.S Ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney...

Enjoy Dinner with Representative Ed Gainey and the Mayor

Come break bread with Pennsylvania State Representative Ed Gainey (PA-24) and Mayor Bill Peduto. These are delicious, free spaghetti diners, open to community members and residents. You'll have the chance to meet and speak with your elected officials. Find out what's in store for Pittsburgh as you dine with your neighbors.

Monday Memo 4/10/17

In this week's Monday Memo: New “Talking Pittsburgh w/ Mayor Peduto” Podcast and More | All About Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) | Thank You, SEIU 32BJ! | O Captain! My Captain! (Become a Neighborhood Captain)

Talking Pittsburgh w/ Mayor Peduto Episode 4

On this episode of Talking Pittsburgh with Mayor Peduto, we’re covering three topics related to development and innovation in Pittsburgh. The first topic discusses the Land Bank initiative started by the Peduto administration. The second [...]

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Statement from Mayor William Peduto on Pittsburgh-Uber Relations

PITTSBURGH, PA (April 3, 2017) - Mayor William Peduto issued the following statement today regarding ongoing relations between the City of Pittsburgh and Uber referenced in an article published in the Wall Street Journal today, titled Uber Self-Driving Program Hits Another Pothole.

Monday Memo: Special announcement from the Mayor regarding water, updated poll numbers, and more

In this week's Monday Memo: "Confronting Our Water Challenges Head On" Podcast | April Polling | Yard Signs -- You Know You Want One! | Allegheny County Labor Council Endorses the Mayor