Were You There in 2005? Join p2PAC this Eve for a Post-Election celebration

We shared this photo yesterday on the p2PAC Facebook page and in the email blast.  Here is Bill Peduto addressing the folks at one of the first Progress Pittsburgh events that we hosted at the Church Brew Works in March of 2005. In the past 8 years, Progress Pittsburgh has grown from a happy hour…

Trick or Treat: Even Pittsburgh Dad is looking for Mayor Luke

Happy Halloween! From the Pittsburgh Dad Halloween video…


Quiet Storm Update

The closing of the current location of the popular restaurant, the Quiet Storm, where I’m sure several of the first meetings of Progress Pittsburgh were held has created quite a stir among Pittsburgh vegetarians.  The following update was posted on the Quiet Storm facebook page earlier today… HEY VEG COMMUNITY SIMMER DOWN. I’m looking for…

53 Days Until Primary Election Day – Key Dates for Nov. General Election

Here are the key dates you need to know leading up to 2013 General Election Day on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. The entire election calendar is available here on the Allegheny County Department of Elections website. No later than this date candidate nominated at the Primary may withdraw his name as a candidate for any…


p2PAC Post-Election Happy Hour on Tue. July 9

p2PAC is hosting a Post-Election Victory Lap happy hour at the Church Brew Works on Tuesday, July 9.  Details are available here.


Let the #Race4PGH7 Begin

It hasn’t been a month since the primary election day,  but the burgh blogosphere has been eerily quiet.  The political scene has been so quiet that The Pittsburgh Comet had to write a post about the weather last week. That all changed this morning when Patrick Dowd announced he would be resigning from City Council…


TODAY 5pm – Deadline to return your absentee ballot

Today – FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013 – 5pm is the deadline to return your absentee ballot. Details available from votePGH HERE.

Where is Wagner's Support?

Storify by progresspgh Thu, May 16 2013 09:22:32 Where is Wagner’s Support? Jack Wagner has been campaigning on the idea that he has solid relationships and is the best candidate to make Pittsburgh a better place. But where are his supporters to help with his campaign? A recent article from the Trib touts Wagner’s “solid…


Jeanne Clark goes negative… against Peduto?

The race for the open seat on Pittsburgh City Council that’s being vacated by Bill Peduto has stayed largely positive, before a couple of mailings from the Jeanne Clark campaign in the past couple of weeks. In the most recent one, she delivers Jack Wagner’s talking points against Peduto into his own district.  Wagner has…

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Race4PGH Must Read from Hillombo

The blog Hillombo put up a post last week that has lots of interersting points and a very interesting discussion in the comments about the upcoming mayors race - The Mayoral Election + Race + Hill District = Jack Wagner? Here is the final paragraph but the entire post is worth the read about some of the…


Digging into Wagners Finance Report

Nothing to surprising, Wagner’s got some of Luke’s campaign staff and a whole lot of spending on consultants. According to the finance reports that were filled at least 2 of the staffers from Ravenstahl’s campaign staff are now working on Jack Wagner’s campaign.  Both Danielle McGrath-Hermann and Lydia Humenycky were on the payroll for Ravenstahl’s…

Check out what Wagner’s campaign spokesman had to say about Peduto

A link to this video popped up on Twitter earlier today. This looks like it was taken at Bill Peduto’s 2011 holiday party.


Anonymous Lit Drop of Trib Editoral in East End

We’ve heard from a few follower and received this photo of the copies of a Tribune Review editorial about Bill Peduto titled “Peduto’s Problem” that are being distributed in the East End.  Did anyone else get a copy?


Latest Wagner Newsletter – Three Weeks to End the Dysfunction in City Hall

In case you aren’t subscribed to the Wagner list – here is the latest, actually first email from the Wagner campaign.  You can see the Wagner campaign archives here.  Full text of the email is below the screenshot. Dear , In three weeks, Pittsburgh will make a serious decision about the direction of City Government. That…


Ravenstahl Responds With a Lengthy Comment on the PG

We’re not sure what to make of this – so we’ll just post the info and let you respond.. At 4:14pm today – the Post-Gazette published an article about the recent attack ads in the mayoral campaign - Chairman of secretive group behind ad attacking Bill Peduto: Luke Ravenstahl Less than 2 hours later – Luke…

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