City of Pittsburgh Council District 7
Exploring Alternative Sidewalk Materials

On January 22nd Councilwoman Gross held a post agenda to discuss and explore the idea of using materials other than concrete for Pittsburgh's sidewalks.  Other possibilities could potentially lead to safer sidewalks and help protect the city's tree canopy.  

Assessing Childcare Options

Councilwoman Gross helps introduce legislation aimed at looking at the City's childcare options.  This issue touches on a variety of concerns for families and neighborhoods including local employment, community development, and neighborhood assets.  

Heth's Run Bridge Dedication

“We’re only just starting,” Ms. Gross said. “It’ll be many more years of work, but it’s really going to be a jewel.”

Legislation to Protect Pregnant Workers

Councilwoman Gross introduced and asssited in the passing of legislation aimed at protecting the rights of pregnant workers.  

New Tools to Fight Pittsburgh's Blight

Councilwoman Gross and Ronnell Guy of the Northside Coalition for Fair Housing discuss the potential power of the newly created Pittsburgh Land Bank.

In the News
Newsletter & Media Coverage


Tribune Review: Pittsburgh Ok's Grants to Help Homeowners Repair Sewers 3.17.2015

Post Gazette: Pittsburgh Wage Incentive Program Approved 3.17.2015

WESA: When it Comes to Sidewalks, Is Concrete Always Best? 1.22.2015

Post Gazette: Pittsburgh Seeks New Truck for Potholes 1.8.2015

WESA: City Council Approves 2015 Budget 12.15.2014

Post Gazette: City Council Approves New Police Chief 12.9.2014

Pittsburgh Business Times: City Council Creats Fund to Improve Childcare 12.8.2014

WESA: Pittsburgh City-Council Honors New Voices Pittsburgh 12.3.2014

Pittsburgh Business Times: Legislation to Assess Childcare Introduced...11.18.2014

Post Gazette: Pittsburgh Council to Study Expanding Employment for People with Disabilities 11.17.2014

Pittsburgh Business Times: Unanimous Approval for Pregnant Workers Bill 10.1.2014

WESA: City Council Considers Bill to Protect Pregnant Works 9.23.2014

Post Gazette: Pittsburgh On Pace to Adopt New Flood Maps 9.5.2014

Post Gazette: City Council Confirms Public Safety and Management and Budget Directors 7.29.2014

Post Gazette: City Council OK's Heth Run 7.12.2014

Post Gazette: City Council Approves Audit of Sporting Revenue 7.10.2014

Post Gazette: City Council Wants Better Swimming Pool Policy 7.09.2014

Post Gazette: City Council Pitching Chance to Host League of Cities  7.08.2014



WESA: Pittsburgh Land Bank Brings New Tools to City's Blight Problems 7.01.2014

WESA: Land Bank Legislation Passes in City Council 4.15.2014

City Paper: Gross Introduces Land Bank Legislation 1.14.2014

Post Gazette: Bill Addresses Vacated Land 1.14.2014                              

Tribune Review: Pittsburgh Councilwoman Introduces Bill Designed to Reduce Blight  1.14.2014



Post Gazette: New Heth's Run Bridge Dedicated Today 10.9.2014

Next Pittsburgh: Heth's Run Project Will Green and Transform Area 7.31.2014

Post Gazette: Planners Want a Park... 7.26.2014

WESA: Heth's Run Slated for Major Facelift 7.11.2014



Post Gazette: Councilwoman Pitches Plan 12.10.2014

Post Gazette: Negotiations Given Extension 12.6.2014

Post Gazette: Pittsburgh May Seek To Keep Produce Terminal 9.17.2014

Post Gazette: Buncher Co. Out of the Running 9.3.2014

Tribune Review: 3 Vie to Remake Produce Terminal 8.6.2014

Post Gazette: Collaboration Possible on Produce Terminal 8.5.2014

Pittsburgh Business Times: URA Schedules Public Meeting Over Strip District Terminal Proposals 7.10.2014



Post Gazette: Morningside School Ripe for New Life 9.8.2014



WESA: PWSA to Offer Green Grants 2.25.2015

Tribune Review: Oxford Development's Confidence in Pittsburgh... 12.9.2014

Pittsburgh Business Times: Oxford Development Schedules Groundbreaking 12.4.2014


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