A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Allegheny County Executive Candidates Forum - 03-29-2023


The seven major-party candidates for Allegheny County Executive were invited to participate in a forum on Wednesday at the Palisades Ballroom, Downtown.

The non-partisan event was held at 6:30 p.m. March 29, 2023 and was sponsored by the Steel Rivers Council of Governments, Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments, and the Tri-COG Land Bank.

Topics included the candidates’ vision for the Mon Valley and eastern suburban region; fighting blighted properties; land banking; code enforcement; the role of COGs and the county in inter-municipal cooperation; economic development of large, post-industrial sites; and more.

The moderators were An Lewis, executive director of both Steel Rivers COG and Tri-COG Land Bank; and Amanda Settelmaier, executive director of the Turtle Creek Valley COG.

The participants were:

• Dave Fawcett, Oakmont, Democratic
• Sara Innamorato, 10th Ward of Pittsburgh, Democratic
• Michael E. Lamb, 19th Ward of Pittsburgh, Democratic
• William Parker, 10th Ward of Pittsburgh, Democratic
• Joseph E. Rockey, Ohio Twp., Republican
• John K. Weinstein, Kennedy Twp., Democratic



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The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing because of:

  • Race
  • Color
  • National Origin
  • Religion
  • Sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation)
  • Family Status
  • Disability

That includes renting or buying a home, getting a mortgage, seeking housing assistance, or engaging in other housing-related activities.

For more information about Fair Housing Act protections in the city of McKeesport, call 412-675-5020, ext. 635. (6/16/2023-6/16/2024)

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