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…

Submit Your Campaign Events to the Progress Pittsburgh Calendar

Anyone is welcome to submit relevant events to our events calendar.  We’ve just added a candidate fundraiser and we will be adding more fundraisers and candidate forums.  Please submit events here.

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14th Ward Independent Democratic Club Endorsement Results – UPDATED w/Full Endorsement List

@ydofalleghenyco @progresspgh @peopleforpeduto @jackforpgh Peduto for Mayor, Hens-Greco in District 8, E Bush, M Tranquilli & B Ernsberger. — BDD (@Allegheny11) April 21, 2013 According to a tweet from Barbara Daly Danko, a board member of the club,  the 14th Ward Independent Democratic Club has endorsed the following candidates: Mayor – Bill Peduto City Council…

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

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A History of Drama in the 14th Ward Independent Democratic Club & An Allegheny Power Couple

If you are interested in Pittsburgh politics and Pittsburgh history, then you are going to want to subscribe to this blog – 14th Ward Independent Democratic Club Arvices (http://14thwardclubarchives.blogspot.com/). In 2014, the 14WIDC will celebrate it’s 50th anniversary – the club has started a blog to document some of the history. The email announcing the…

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Progress Pittsburgh Bracket Challenge

We had to do some digging into the archives – but we’ve found the password for Progress Pittsburgh CBS sports account – and our Bracket Challenge group from years past. Set up your bracket here -http://progresspittsburgh.mayhem.cbssports.com/ Group Password = progresspittsburgh Spread the word and encourage your favorite local polticos to join too! The deadline for…

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The Candidates Are Coming… To the p2PAC Happy Hour on Thursday

The first p2PAC event of the 2013 election cycle is this week. p2PAC Happy Hour and Petition Party Thursday, February 21, 2013 5:30-7:30 pm Buffalo Blues, 216 S. Highland Ave, Pittsburgh 15206 RSVP online here  It is a very busy week in the local election scene – many candidates are having office openings this week.…

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Mardi Gras Party/Fundraiser for Bill Peduto for Mayor

From the latest Bill Peduto for Mayor Email: Can’t make it to The Big Easy for Mardi Gras? You can still celebrate in ‘Nawlins style right here! There will be a New Orleans Style Mardi Gras Party and Fundraiser for Bill Peduto for Mayor at James Simon’s sculpture studio in Uptown on Tuesday, February 12th. Enjoy gumbo,…

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p2PAC Endorses Natalia Rudiak for City Council District 4

p2PAC, the Progress Pittsburgh Political Action Committee, has released their first endorsement for the 2013 Primary election – Natalia Rudiak for City Council District 4. Read the full Press Release here. Contribute to the p2PAC here. Sign up for the p2PAC mailing lists here.

ACDC Endorsement Info

Important information if you are running for office and seeking the democratic committee endorsement. From the Allegheny County Dems Weekly Newsletter: The Endorsement is scheduled to take place on Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the IBEW Local #5, 5 Hot Metal Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. Candidates wishing to seek…

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Comment Thread and Response from Burgess’s Staff

We just wanted to provide the links to this discussion all in one place: On Sunday, January 13, 2012 9:35 am The Pittsburgh Comet published  - Ravenstahl philosophy one of “Crony Capitalism.” We have citations. At 11:18 am anonymous posted the following comment on the post In our neoliberal era laissez faire is nothing more than…

Cyber Vigil for Ka’Sandra Wade & Domestic Violence Resources #RememberHerName

Pittsburgh bloggers are organizing a cyber vigil – writing posts and sharing information on social media about Ka’Sandra Wade. If you are not familiar with the death of Ka’Sandra Wade – here is a summary from the Pittsburgh City Paper: Wade was found dead of a gunshot wound on Jan. 1; her boyfriend, Anthony L.…

Pgh Bloggers Respond to UPMC Food Bank Story

Earlier this week the Pgh City Paper wrote about the UPMC employee food bank… Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email Pghcitypaper Thu, Dec 13 2012 09:13:05 0 likes  ·  0 comments UPMC opens food bank for struggling employees, misses point completely Employees of…

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…

Notes from the Tea Party Poll Watching Class

This has been circulated via email in the past 24 hours.  It looks like these are instructions for “Integrity Watchers” which will be targeted to specific city neighborhoods and areas of Western Pa. PDF - Notes from TEA Party Poll Watching Class Full Text of the document: Notes from the Tea Party Poll Watching Class 4…

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