DISTRICT 5 INITIATIVE NEWS

Initiative News

2018


'Rarely do you have a chance in a city to plan a new park of this size': Task force to explore options for Hays Woods
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | April 30, 2018

Corey O'Connor, Tom Murphy heading task force on Pittsburgh's Hays Woods
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review | April 30, 2018

Hazelwood Development Doesn't Have to Come at Expense of Affordable Housing, Councilman Says
90.5 WESA April 26, 2018

City Council passed a bill to create more oversight of Pittsburgh's contracts with private vendors
PublicSource April 24, 2018

Councilman wants to preserve affordable housing in Hazelwood
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette April 16, 2018

Op-Ed: Hazelwood is on the rise
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette April 3, 2018

Pittsburgh City Council considering anti-harassment training for city employees
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review March 20, 2018

City Council Members Propose Routine Anti-Harassment Training for City Employees
90.5 WESA March 20, 2018

Pittsburgh city workers would face anti-harassment training under council
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette March 19, 2018

City Council member Corey O'Connor wants records about elected officials to be more accessible
The Incline March 5, 2018

Pittsburgh's Paid Sick Days Fight Matters for Local Communities Across State, Council Member Says
90.5 WESA February 15, 2018

Editorial: Start it up: O'Connor's good idea for URA support for startups
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | February 9, 2018

Editorial: Start it up: O'Connor's good idea for URA support for startups
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette February 9, 2018

Fund would cover business start-up costs under Pittsburgh City Council bill
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review | February 6, 2018

Pittsburgh's entrepreneurs could get a financial boost under council proposal
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | February 5, 2018

Pittsburgh City Council seeks annual audits of tax abatement programs
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review January 31, 2018

Annual audits would examine Pittsburgh's tax abatement programs
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette January 29, 2018

2017

The restaurant industry is now the Pittsburgh region's biggest employer. Can anything be done to ensure that wages grow too?
Pittsburgh City Council | October 11, 2017

What Harrisburg can do to help with Pittsburgh's affordable housing crunch

The Incline | October 11, 2017

Pittsburgh likely to offer free parking for Christmas shoppers

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review | October 3, 2017

City Council eyes safety as Uber's autonomous cars return to Pittsburgh's roads after crash

The Incline | September 18, 2017

Pittsburgh poised to track financial impact of tax breaks to developers

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review | September 8, 2017

Pittsburgh plans zoning standards for medical marijuana businesses

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | September 4, 2017

Have a student loan and hope to buy a home? A Pittsburgh councilman's pitching an idea for the state to help out

WTAE Pittsburgh July 12, 2017

This Pittsburgh City Councilman wants student loan relief for homebuyers

The Incline July 11, 2017

Proposal would offer loan relief for Pittsburgh home buyers

WPXI Pittsburgh July 10, 2017

HirePGH grads receive grants, helps them stay in Pittsburgh

New Pittsburgh Courier July 4, 2017

Youth Express: Pittsburgh Youth Budget Council

Neighborhood Voices July 1, 2017

Grant recipients announced in Pittsburgh hiring effort

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette June 30, 2017

$5,500 grants given to 6 Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship alumni

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review June 22, 2017

A group of teenagers will dedice the fat of a small portion of Pittsburgh's 2018 budget

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette June 22, 2017

Council proposal would target city-owned vacant homes

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette May 10, 2017

City Council wants to provide free tampons and pads at Pittsburgh parks, pools and rec centers

The Incline March 29, 2017

City youth may apply to be part of Youth Participatory Budget Council

South Pittsburgh Reporter February 28, 2017

City teen program offering a lesson in civics

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette January 23, 2017