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Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto signs legislation on firearms and gun violence

A car drives over the Roberto Clemente Bridge into downtown Pittsburgh. Photo Date: March 29, 2019. Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/Gage Goulding)

John Blinn, News Editor

April 10, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Mayor Bill Peduto has signed legislation to regulate firearms. Mayor Peduto signed the regulations on Tuesday and the bills were approved by the Pittsburgh City Council last week. The mayor was joined by friends and family members of the victims of the Squirrel Hill Tree of Life Synagogue...

Legislation introduced fights pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

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Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Councilperson Erika Strassburger introduced the legislation that protects people from pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. The legislation, introduced on Feb. 26, protects pregnant individuals and people seeking to become pregnant, as well as their partners. This requires employers...

Councilperson Strassburger introduces legislation to modernize municipal waste and recycling code

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Michael Delehanty, Contributor

March 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH — On March 5, Pittsburgh City Councilperson Erika Strassburger introduced an overhaul of the city's municipal waste and recycling code in an effort to streamline and clarify the existing City Code. The legislation codifies policies for the storage and set-out of waste and recycling containers,...