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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…

Twitter Reactions to Ravenstahl’s Ad Buy

Storify by progresspgh Tue, Apr 30 2013 14:46:50 Twitter Reactions to Ravenstahl’s Ad Buy some crafty and humourous tweets in response to the news that Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is behind the latest negative ad. On Monday a new ad by the “Citizens for a Better Pittsburgh” began airing.  Politics PA posted this video of…

Chris Potter Tries to Figure Out How Wagner Will Fix Pgh Police Dept

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Other Races to Keep an Eye on Today in Western PA

In Western PA PA State House 60: Jo Ellen Bowman (D) vs. Jeffrey Pyle (R) About Jo Ellen Bowman – Jo Ellen Bowman – Candidate For State Representative Jo Ellen Bowman, Candidate Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 60th Legislative District P.O. Box 1002 Kittanning, PA 16201 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share…

Tweets from Last Week – GOTV & Firefighters Endorse Ravenstahl

A few of the local GOTV activities Peduto hosts a rally for Eugene DePasquale Join me in the Northside at James St Gastropub for a FREE party as we support Euguene DePasquale & watch the Steelers http://www.eugene4pa.com bill peduto Sun, Nov 04 2012 11:18:01 ReplyRetweetFavorite Ravenstahl Predicts a big turnout Don’t Forget to Hit the…

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Reaction to Ravenstahl’s Board Appointments & The Return of Propel Commission

You might have missed the article on Friday afternoon – Luke Ravenstahl nominated 8 people to city boards and commissions.  Click here to read the article from the Post-Gazette.  One of those is an appointment to the Propel Commission.  The Propel Commission is the mayors young person commission that doesn’t seem to meet and only…

Mayor Ravenstahl and Diversity – Competing Press Releases & Headlines

a look at some of the recent headlines around Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and diversity in the City of Pittsburgh [View the story "Mayor Ravenstahl and Diversity - Competing Press Releases & Headlines" on Storify] Mayor Ravenstahl and Diversity – Competing Press Releases & Headlines a look at some of the recent headlines around Mayor Luke…

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Lessons Learned from the URA circa 1960s

Pittsburgh’s East Liberty Neighborhood is featured in the Wall Street Journal today – “A Neighborhood’s Comeback: Part of Pittsburgh Finally Recovers from 1950′s Planners; Google Sets Up Office.” The good – East Liberty gets some nice attention from the Wall Street Journal. This article offers an interesting, and possibly distubring look at the attitude of…

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No More Pop at Phippps

Phipps conservatory is banning soda pop because it makes kids fat.  Here is the press release they sent out today. Phipps Takes Firm Stand against Childhood Obesity and Boldly Eliminates Soda from its Cafe Pittsburgh’s premier public garden “walks the walk” when it comes to healthy foods.    Pittsburgh, Pa. – In a bold move, Phipps Conservatory…

Pittsburgh MoveOn February Council Meeting

The February MoveOn Council meeting will be held at 7 P.M. on Thursday Feb. 17 in the Calvary Episcopal Church, East Liberty 315 Shady Ave.Pittsburgh, PA 15206In this general council meeting Mr. Dave Ninehouser, a long time and outspoken political organizer, will be our keynote speaker. He will review the status of health care reform…

14th Ward Democratic Club Presents Ken Gormley – “Clinton vs. Starr” Author

Ken Gormley, author of The Death of American Virtue: Clinton vs. Starr, a New York Times bestsellerSunday, January 30, 2010 from 1:00 to 3:00Carnegie Mellon’s Gregg Hall (aka Porter Hall Room 100)KEN GORMLEY – FEATURED SPEAKER AT 14th WARD CLUB 47th ANNUAL MEETINGDuquesne University School of Law dean and best-selling author Ken Gormley will speak at…

What is Ed Grattan? (Not who.)

Hello, everyone.  It’s Bram from the Pittsburgh Comet.  I’m going to be doing some blogging also over here now.  How are you. My concern lately has revolved around the epic Post-Gazette article dated April 11th of this year about “Democratic rainmaker” Edward J. Grattan.  It was a fascinating article about someone that I vaguely knew…

Democracy Rising – Your Handle on the Scandals

From the most recent Democracy Rising email – here is an update on some the things happening around the state ============================ The Ramaley Trial. The first trial stemming from the Bonus Scandal investigation continues this week after jury selection and opening arguments last week. Former Rep. Sean Ramaley, D-Beaver, is defending himself against charges of theft…

Uptown Public Safety Meeting – Monday, Dec. 7

Uptown Public Safety Meeting Monday, December 7, 20096-7 pmUptown Partners office, Suite 1000, 710 Fifth Ave This meeting about safety and crime issues in Uptown will include: Opportunity for fellowship with other Uptown community members and stakeholders; Brainstorming about how to recruit more residents to become involved in Uptown Public Safety; Presentations explaining common strategies used…

Now Blogging – Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood of Western Pa now has a blog – check it out here http://www.plannedparenthood-wp.blogspot.com Posted via email from progress pittsburgh’s posterous

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