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Democratic incumbent Bruce Kraus retains District 3 City Council seat

Democratic incumbent Bruce Kraus retains District 3 City Council seat

By Erica Guthrie, Assistant News Editor

November 6, 2019

Incumbent Bruce Kraus beat independent Jacob Nixon in Tuesday’s election for the District 3 City Council seat, which covers several neighborhoods, including Central Oakland, South Oakland, South Side Flats and South Side Slopes.

Leon Ford makes ‘A Seat at the Table’ for community

Leon Ford makes ‘A Seat at the Table’ for community

By Maggie Young, For The Pitt News

December 6, 2018

Rather than speaking to a crowd from a pulpit, Leon Ford prefers to engage with his community by sitting among them to hear what they have to say.

Editorial | Pittsburgh ordinance stifles community voices

Editorial | Pittsburgh ordinance stifles community voices

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

December 5, 2018

Community voices in Pittsburgh lobbied for a seat at the table in city planning and development. The process to earn that seat is shutting them out.

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