Continue McLay’s good work

November 16, 2016 When Mayor Bill Peduto hired former police Chief Cameron McLay two years ago, it had been just a couple of short months since the killings of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner in New York City. Across the nation, people were waking up...

Assisting ratepayers

November 10, 2016 On Oct. 27, the Allegheny County Sanitation Authority (ALCOSAN) Board voted to establish a customer assistance program (CAP) for residents who are unable to pay their rising sewer bills. We commend ALCOSAN for taking these positive steps to help...

Tony Norman: Confronting ‘the psychology of bias’ without fear

July 26, 2016 Last Thursday, Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay did something extraordinary at St. James AME Church. Speaking before a gathering of faith leaders we assembled, Chief McLay spoke with the honesty and bluntness that has characterized his nearly...

Faith leaders call for community dialogue on racism, policing, equity

In response to the police shootings in Louisiana, Minnesota and Dallas, faith leaders from around the country are starting a dialogue about racial disparities and what it means to be a person of color in America. We’ll hear more on the community conversation...