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Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Paris Climate Accords

PITTSBURGH, PA (June 1, 2017) Statement below from Mayor William Peduto on President Trump's announcement on the United States withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate change agreement: "President Trump's decision is disastrous for our planet, for cities such as Pittsburgh, to the commitments the United States made to the rest of the world, and to our responsibility to save the globe for future generations...

By | June 1st, 2017|Bill Peduto, Economic Development, Environment and Sustainability, Press Release, Public Safety, Technology and Design|Comments Off on Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Paris Climate Accords

City, County To Host Penguins Playoff Rally in Market Square Wednesday

PITTSBURGH, PA (May 30, 2017) - Mayor William Peduto and County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, in partnership with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, Pittsburgh Penguins and iHeartMedia, will host a Penguins Playoff Rally in Market Square Wednesday afternoon to cheer on the Penguins before they host the Nashville Predators in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final series at PPG Paints Arena Wednesday night.

By | May 30th, 2017|Arts and Culture, Bill Peduto, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Press Release|Comments Off on City, County To Host Penguins Playoff Rally in Market Square Wednesday

Roberto Clemente Museum Open House on Saturday Featuring Family Memorabilia

The Clemente Museum will hold an Open House on Saturday, May 27th from Noon until 4:00 p.m. The museum is dedicated to preserving the legacy of “The Great One.” Roberto Clemente’s sports achievements, his personal life, and his humanitarian efforts are celebrated in the world’s largest exhibited collection of Clemente photographs and artifacts. The Open House will have a special exhibit of Clemente Family memorabilia. As seen in the Post-Gazette, the Clemente Family is set to auction off their collection of memorabilia this July at the All-Star FanFest during Major League Baseball’s All-Star week in Miami.

By | May 26th, 2017|Arts and Culture, Bill Peduto|Comments Off on Roberto Clemente Museum Open House on Saturday Featuring Family Memorabilia

Here’s What Happened on Tuesday

Matt Merriman-Preston of People for Peduto explains in graphic form how the campaign was able to build and expand on the Mayor’s electoral strength from the previous election for an historic win.

By | May 23rd, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Here’s What Happened on Tuesday

Thank You, People of Pittsburgh!

I want to thank each and everyone of you for believing in me and supporting me for the past three years and giving me the opportunity to serve another four. The People of Pittsburgh have shown that they have faith in the direction of our city. We have challenges ahead of us, but we are prepared to work through them together...

By | May 22nd, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Thank You, People of Pittsburgh!

Monday Memo: This is it!

This is it! Tomorrow, May 16th, is the day you can help ensure that we continue on the path to building the Next Pittsburgh. Here is your Election Week Monday Memo with all the information you'll need for the big day including: Make Your Plan Now to Vote Tomorrow! | Get Your Peduto On! | You’re Cordially Invited to Our Election Night Party! | Watch "Conversations with the Mayor" | Bonus! "Behind the Scenes: Making of His Re-election TV Commercials" | Your Last Chance to Sign Up to Volunteer *** See you at the polls! ***

By | May 15th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Monday Memo: This is it!

Highs and Lows of Mayorship

In this video we hear Mayor Peduto reflect on the most memorable moments of his first term in office, including the highs and lows he experienced.

By | May 15th, 2017|Videos|Comments Off on Highs and Lows of Mayorship

Monday Memo: Crunch Time!

We're just one week and one day out from the Democratic Primary Election on Tuesday, May 16th! This is your last chance to hear a candidate forum, attend a fundraiser, or to sign up to volunteer for the final push. Here are all the ways you can help in this final week: Hear All the Mayor Has Accomplished in the Latest Podcast | Planned Parenthood Endorses Mayor Peduto | Can You GOTV? | Who Doesn't Like Ice Cream? | The Last Candidate Forum

By | May 8th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Monday Memo: Crunch Time!

Talking Pittsburgh w/ Mayor Peduto Episode 8

In this segment of Talking Pittsburgh with Mayor Peduto, and on the eve of the May 16 election, Megan Fair discusses the various accomplishments – as well as the highs and lows – of Mayor [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|Audio|Comments Off on Talking Pittsburgh w/ Mayor Peduto Episode 8

Homeless In Pittsburgh

Mayor Peduto discusses homelessness in Pittsburgh, and city initiatives to reduce the number of homeless veterans on the streets.  Video is an taken from "Talking Pittsburgh" podcast with Meg Fair.

By | May 4th, 2017|Videos|Comments Off on Homeless In Pittsburgh

Distribution of Free Water Filters to Begin Next Week

PITTSBURGH, PA (May 3, 2017) The William Peduto administration is set to begin distributing free water filters next week, with the first set of filters being given to expectant mothers and families with children less than six years old.

By | May 3rd, 2017|Bill Peduto, Press Release, Public Safety|Comments Off on Distribution of Free Water Filters to Begin Next Week

Monday Memo: The Final Two

The election is just two weeks away! Check out everything that's happening now with Mayor Bill Peduto's Campaign including: Have You Seen Our Latest Ad? | We Need You to GOTV | New Podcast Is Up! | Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve...Or In Your Yard | ¡R.S.V.P. for Cinco de Mayor! | Attend A Candidate Forum This Week.

By | May 1st, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Monday Memo: The Final Two

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.

By | April 28th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Neighborhoods and Community, Press Release, Social Justice|Comments Off on Statement on Peduto Administration’s Continued Support of Homeless Residents

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.

By | April 27th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Education and Youth, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Public Safety, Social Justice|Comments Off on Sneak Peek: Mayor’s Next Ad