Bill Peduto

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Bill Peduto said : "When Republicans in the Senate say they're not going to give any type of assistance to cities, what they're basically saying is they're going to lay off police officers across the country," External link

CBSnews Friday, December 11, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It is hard to find the words for how livid I was after seeing the online videos of the disturbing arrest at Saturday’s protest,” External link

washtimes Monday, August 17, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "The vast majority of our funding goes to public safety services," "Across-the-board cuts throughout every department would be mandatory. It is very difficult to raise taxes on people who are losing their jobs" External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, August 14, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I knew we would have a bump,” External link

nytimes Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto told : “I oppose any additional petrochemical companies coming to Western Pennsylvania,” External link

philly Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

news4jax Sunday, November 24, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, November 22, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

voanews-sw Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

voanews Thursday, November 21, 2019 7:51:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 21, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : "To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher," External link

timescolonist Thursday, November 21, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : "To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher," External link

wacotrib Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

cleveland Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

therepublic Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

tribtown Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

wcfcourier Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

missoulian Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

seattletimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

beaumontenterprise Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto says : "To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher," External link

startribune Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

ABCnews Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Providing at-work childcare is essential for attracting and retaining a talented and diverse workforce and providing on-site childcare at community meetings throughout the year will help eliminate unnecessary barriers that prevent families from investing in their communities,” External link

triblive Tuesday, December 5, 2017 1:40:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Five hundred eighty-seven lives have been directly changed ... from being given no opportunity to being given the opportunity to do whatever they would want to do in life,” “Five hundred eighty-seven individuals and their families are in a much better position because of the work that was done between federal, state, county and city government together with those that were on the ground carrying out the mission” External link

triblive Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:02:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I would say this is a unique situation that warrants a unique response, but not one that would then apply to any other authority or any other department in the city,” External link

triblive Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:02:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Five hundred eighty-seven lives have been directly changed ... from being given no opportunity to being given the opportunity to do whatever they would want to do in life,” “Five hundred eighty-seven individuals and their families are in a much better position because of the work that was done between federal, state, county and city government together with those that were on the ground carrying out the mission” External link

triblive Wednesday, November 22, 2017 10:36:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Five hundred eighty-seven lives have been directly changed... from being given no opportunity to being given the opportunity to whatever they would want to do in life,” “Five hundred eighty-seven individuals and their families are in a much better position because of the work that was done between federal, state, county and city government together with those that were on the ground carrying out the mission” External link

triblive Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:01:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “At some point over these next few years we will have a Zone 7,” External link

triblive Tuesday, November 21, 2017 2:02:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Nobody who works 40 hours a week should ever be in poverty, and that's the real motivation behind it,” External link

triblive Tuesday, November 21, 2017 2:02:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “This is the second part of what we had begun over a year ago, which is to guarantee every city worker $15 an hour by (2021),” “The second part of that was also to look for companies that wish to partner with us by using our tax dollars to support those companies that also agree that a worker's value should be a minimum of $15 an hour” External link

triblive Tuesday, November 21, 2017 2:02:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said ( about John Fetterman ) : “John Fetterman running for lieutenant governor may be one of the most important races that we have in 2018,” “To the political folks who are here, he will have an organization that is larger than most governor's races. The grassroot support that he's been able to build has been built from the sweat that he has put (in) working to make this community in Western Pennsylvania a community for all. And he has support across the board, not only through Western Pennsylvania, but through his race for U.S. Senate, all of Pennsylvania” External link

triblive Wednesday, November 15, 2017 4:34:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said ( about Pennsylvania Department ) : “Due to the progress we have made I'm happy to share a letter that I have sent to Gov. Wolf and Secretary (Dennis) Davin of the (Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development) requesting their approval for ending the city's distressed status, termination of Act 47 provisions and the completion of ICA oversights contingent on city council enacting a series of financial reforms to ensure we don't return to the practices of the past,” External link

triblive Monday, November 13, 2017 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : "We need to understand it is an illness," "One that needs to be treated, and can be treated" External link

triblive Tuesday, November 7, 2017 9:11:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “After those decades of suffering, over those decades of wondering whether or not this city would ever come back, we finally are at that point that we knew we could get to,” External link

triblive Saturday, November 4, 2017 9:54:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We're still hopeful that we'll get it done today,” External link

triblive Thursday, November 2, 2017 2:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “The reason that Kevin Acklin isn't here with me is he is working out some final verbiage on an agreement that will basically allow us to see a new set of terms over the next 10 years,” External link

triblive Thursday, November 2, 2017 2:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We have an agreement in principle over the main issues,” External link

triblive Wednesday, November 1, 2017 2:13:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “As they looked at this site they viewed it as being worth about $7 million,” “We obviously viewed it as being worth a lot more than that. The difference would have had to be made up by taxpayers” External link

triblive Wednesday, November 1, 2017 2:13:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I think that what happened is last week we hit the wall,” “I think at that point it became serious about not only the city taking the land back, but the Penguins' commitment to working with us in a sincere way that would benefit the public and not just their own bottom line” External link

triblive Wednesday, November 1, 2017 2:13:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I think that within the next 24 hours the option for taking back the land will be traded for the option of seeing the land developed,” “There is no doubt that there is going to be give and take in this final negotiation, but there was a willingness to negotiate on the give from the Penguins that we hadn't see to this degree before” External link

triblive Wednesday, November 1, 2017 2:13:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said ( about Bill Peduto ) : “Hopefully both Kevin (Acklin, Peduto's chief of staff) and (Williams) can meet and within the next 24 hours we can have something we can take back to both the SEA and URA,” ”We still have to work out some of the details” External link

triblive Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:40:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I think David and I sitting down and being able to discuss this, and then allowing our team and his team to try to negotiate, it will help it move so that we don't need another delay,” External link

triblive Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:40:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I'm thrilled that Pittsburgh is now a gig city. Just like cities grew by being railroad hubs in the 19th century, they'll prosper by having ultra-fast internet connectivity in the 21st,” External link

triblive Tuesday, October 31, 2017 3:43:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I'm thrilled that Pittsburgh is now a gig city. Just like cities grew by being railroad hubs in the 19th century, they'll prosper by having ultra-fast internet connectivity in the 21st,” External link

triblive Monday, October 30, 2017 10:26:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "It gives them a base, it gives them a foundation of being able to learn fiscal literacy at a very, very young age," "What we're giving them is a sound foundation in order to be able to establish credit, to be able to then go further in life than what they would have to struggle through without that ability" External link

triblive Saturday, October 28, 2017 6:24:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto told : "I still have that same account," External link

triblive Saturday, October 28, 2017 6:24:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “They have been given two weeks with the URA and the SEA,” “Unless they're able to deliver on their end, the simple truth is we'll take back the public land that they have under the agreement and we'll start to develop the property on our own” External link

triblive Friday, October 27, 2017 10:49:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “They have been given two weeks with the URA and the SEA,” “Unless they're able to deliver on their end, the simple truth is we'll take back the public land that they have under the agreement and we'll start to develop the property on our own” External link

triblive Friday, October 27, 2017 9:27:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto told ( about Seattle-based Amazon ) : “There is no other city in this country that has the talent that Amazon is looking for with the cost of living we have,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 19, 2017 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I think what is happening is we're hitting a critical tipping point,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 9:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We talked about Pittsburgh, where we thought our strengths would be, talked about the application process itself and then just threw out a couple of questions to her about what we should be including that goes beyond site selections, tax incentives, brick-and-mortar and finance,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 9:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We were able to see that many of the prospects that we're looking at in our proposal lined up with the vision of what Amazon wants to see,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 9:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Having the CEO from Oracle in, having the opportunity to talk with the folks at Amazon who will be making the decision, having the CEO from Google in tomorrow and the CEOs of Argo AI and Aurora both in this week as well, it's just incredible the amount of people who are coming to check Pittsburgh out,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 9:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I think what is happening is we're hitting a critical tipping point,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We talked about Pittsburgh, where we thought our strengths would be, talked about the application process itself and then just threw out a couple of questions to her about what we should be including that goes beyond site selections, tax incentives, brick and mortar and finance,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We were able to see that many of the prospects that we're looking at in our proposal lined up with the vision of what Amazon wants to see,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Having the CEO from Oracle in, having the opportunity to talk with the folks at Amazon who will be making the decision, having the CEO from Google in tomorrow and the CEOs of Argo AI and Aurora both in this week as well, it's just incredible the amount of people who are coming to check Pittsburgh out,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “If they are looking at using a hotel tax to put a stopgap in their budget then we would like to see the assurance that the sports commission is still on the table,” “If that is in competition or potentially lost as a proposal to avoid what is a common-sense severance tax on gas that belongs to the public, then it will be hard for us to support it” External link

triblive Thursday, October 5, 2017 1:49:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “If they are looking at using a hotel tax to put a stopgap in their budget then we would like to see the assurance that the sports commission is still on the table,” “If that is in competition or potentially lost as a proposal to avoid what is a common-sense severance tax on gas that belongs to the public, then it will be hard for us to support it” External link

triblive Wednesday, October 4, 2017 9:32:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “This is the first time you can get off that bus, get on that bike and get where you need to go,” External link

triblive Friday, September 29, 2017 12:44:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Roberto Clemente gave his life to support others,” “Pittsburgh owes it to Roberto and his family to do all we can to help the people of Puerto Rico” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 27, 2017 2:51:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We would work to fix up neighborhood business districts and help somebody who wants to start their own auto repair shop or their own barbershop to be able to get through those first few years when a company makes it or breaks it,” “We're talking about if we put in a certain amount, can we get corporations to match it, then can we get foundations to match it as well, then can we get the institutions to match it” External link

triblive Thursday, September 14, 2017 3:52:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I think that right now as we look at it there would be a more appropriate location for it ... than being in a public park,” “Saying that, my judgment will be based upon the facts around it and not around just what my opinion is” External link

triblive Saturday, August 26, 2017 3:42:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Where there's hate, we are going to show love. Where there's darkness, we are going to show light, and where there are people that are feeling upset and sad, we're going to give them security,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 20, 2017 6:25:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Public safety has been making precautions to anticipate the worst but hope for the best,” “There will be a number of officers in uniform and out of uniform at a number of locations and there will be backup. There will be a significant public safety presence to make sure public safety comes first” External link

triblive Sunday, August 20, 2017 6:25:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “My hope is that we get the all clear around 3 o'clock so I can still make it back to the cabin and have some beers,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 20, 2017 6:25:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Where there's hate, we are going to show love. Where there's darkness, we are going to show light, and where there are people that are feeling upset and sad, we're going to give them security,” External link

triblive Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:16:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Public safety has been making precautions to anticipate the worst but hope for the best,” “There will be a number of officers in uniform and out of uniform at a number of locations and there will be backup. There will be a significant public safety presence to make sure public safety comes first” External link

triblive Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:16:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “My hope is that we get the all clear around 3 o'clock so I can still make it back to the cabin and have some beers,” External link

triblive Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:16:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Developers will walk away and go and develop in a cornfield because it costs less money,” “These funds are absolutely critical so we can become competitive with outside areas that don't have those types of environmental issues” External link

triblive Friday, August 4, 2017 11:21:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said ( about Sophie Masloff ) : “A boat should always be named after a woman, and there's no greater woman who was a leader for city government than Mayor Masloff,” “There really wasn't any question, if we were naming it for a woman, which woman we should name it for” External link

triblive Thursday, August 3, 2017 6:28:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said ( about Kevin Acklin ) : “Forty-eight hours ago, the president of People's Gas, Morgan O'Brien, made a phone call to our chief of staff, Kevin Acklin, saying we want to be able to help to get people water filters,” “We were able to round up a quarter-million (dollars) out of the city's budget and a quarter-million out of PWSA's budget. This will supply all water customers in the city with filters” External link

triblive Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:13:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “This is a Band-aid on a solution that's going to be over a decade in solving,” “Hundreds of millions of dollars will be needed to solve it over the next decade or more, but in the meantime we want to be sure that children and parents and grandparents all have safe drinking water” External link

triblive Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:13:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We hear it again and again from tech companies: They don’t ask for tax breaks. They don’t ask for free parking,” “They ask for safe streets and to be able to ride a bike to work. Twenty-first-century cities are being designed so that people don’t have to own a car to be able to live and work in a city” External link

post-gazette Sunday, March 5, 2017 12:10:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It’s not as if Pittsburgh is doing this in a vacuum. This is happening in every city in America and cities throughout the world,” “To be the one city that didn’t get it would leave us behind” External link

post-gazette Sunday, March 5, 2017 12:10:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “She walked a very delicate line between law enforcement official and social justice advocate and proved to everyone that they’re not mutually exclusive,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:25:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “you needed somebody with a lot of integrity,” “She did it. She moved it from a blighted building in the Strip to the City-County Building. She professionalized operations and gave everybody a voice, not only those who filed complaints but those who had complaints filed against them,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:25:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “So we have a legacy now to work on,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:25:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “The fight for this country, the fight to have every person be given equal rights ... will continue,” “It was never about the water fountains, and it’s not about the bathrooms” External link

post-gazette Saturday, February 25, 2017 10:03:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto added : “Lamar and Sprint have wasted taxpayer dollars by forcing us to defend the integrity of our city's scenic hillsides in court, and they have been in clear and blatant violation of our zoning and building code laws,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, February 23, 2017 1:17:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We want to make sure that we’re not just sealing it and then letting another area break, but [that] we’re fixing the problems with that line,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “You have pipe breaks every day. We have several a day. Usually, it doesn’t affect a 60-inch line,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:12:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “that structure will not be privatization. We’re not going to sell the asset,” “The asset will belong to the people of Pittsburgh” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:12:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It’s not a done deal,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, February 18, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "Getting more police into our neighborhoods has been a top priority of my administration, and I'm happy to say we're delivering on my promises," External link

post-gazette Friday, February 17, 2017 9:32:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “When is the last time two companies invested a billion dollars in Pittsburgh?” External link

post-gazette Sunday, February 12, 2017 8:32:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “There are cities that are going to be centers for developing those processes,” “Pittsburgh has positioned itself to be in a position to be one of the world leaders. It’s galvanizing Pittsburgh as an autonomous manufacturing center, not just an autonomous vehicle center” External link

post-gazette Sunday, February 12, 2017 8:32:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “As far as them coming here, I did expect something, but I didn't expect they'd be investing $1 billion over five years,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, February 11, 2017 10:04:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “The City of Pittsburgh owns the water and sewer system that was leased to the PWSA decades ago. It’s time to re-evaluate this structure,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, February 4, 2017 8:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “The City of Pittsburgh owns the water and sewer system that was leased to the PWSA decades ago. It’s time to reevaluate this structure,” External link

post-gazette Friday, February 3, 2017 9:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “If you lived in any other state,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, February 2, 2017 7:08:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I was very disappointed by Uber’s conduct this weekend, and told their CEO so,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, January 31, 2017 8:42:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We’ve held up our end [of] the bargain,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, January 31, 2017 8:42:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Emotionally, they’re heartbroken. They’ve lost somebody that they loved dearly,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, January 25, 2017 11:43:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It’s riverfront property. I’m sure that there could be a lot of potential opportunities there should the governor go in that direction,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, January 25, 2017 8:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "Emotionally, they're heartbroken. They've lost somebody that they loved dearly," External link

post-gazette Wednesday, January 25, 2017 2:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "It's a tragedy, and I just want to make sure that they understand that the people of Pittsburgh are with them and that our hearts are with them," External link

post-gazette Tuesday, January 24, 2017 2:44:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “When you talk to businesses and you hear what they’re looking for, they’re looking for a community that is understanding and supportive of all people,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:23:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It will allow Pittsburgh to be with cities across this country that recognize the value of every individual is the responsibility of all government,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:23:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "We have the opportunity to build the type of city that we want to live in," "One of the things that we learned through the civil rights movement is there is a need to be able to speak up, like we just heard ... in order to be able make sure that all voices are heard" External link

triblive Tuesday, January 17, 2017 1:16:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “in no way is there any type of a benefit that is given to somebody” External link

post-gazette Monday, January 16, 2017 8:20:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “When you have an addiction to something that's a strong drug, it doesn't know what your on and off hours are,” “Your body is craving it at every point of the day” External link

triblive Friday, January 13, 2017 9:07:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “When you have an addiction to something that's a strong drug it doesn't know what your on and off hours are,” “Your body is craving it at every point of the day” External link

triblive Thursday, January 12, 2017 10:03:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “With over 3,000 employees I'm sure that's not the only employee that's finding themselves in this trap,” External link

triblive Thursday, January 12, 2017 10:03:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “People know when they write a check to me that they’re going to support good government. And if they don’t, they find out,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6:37:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “in no way is there any type of a benefit that is given to somebody” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6:37:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said ( about Kevin Acklin ) : “To think that that would have some influence over my decision-making, or Kevin's decision-making, is foolish,” External link

triblive Tuesday, January 10, 2017 3:47:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said ( about David Lawrence ) : “There hasn't been an administration that has served in this hallway since the days of (former Mayor and Pennsylvania Gov.) David Lawrence that the administration hasn't helped the candidate to stay in office, but in no way is there any type of a benefit that is given to somebody,” External link

triblive Tuesday, January 10, 2017 3:47:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “A lot of times it may seem that the words ‘thank you' are not said enough,” “A lot of times there may be thoughts, concerns, trepidations between the community and police” External link

triblive Tuesday, January 10, 2017 12:59:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “But what we have in Pittsburgh is unique,” “We have a community that supports the police, and we have a community that wants to work with the police in order to be able to get the bad guys out of our neighborhoods” External link

triblive Tuesday, January 10, 2017 12:59:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "We're thrilled to be a partner with PennDOT on this application, and continue our leadership as a laboratory for innovation that benefits all residents," External link

triblive Wednesday, January 4, 2017 7:34:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "We're thrilled to be a partner with PennDOT on this application, and continue our leadership as a laboratory for innovation that benefits all residents," External link

triblive Wednesday, January 4, 2017 2:52:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "We're thrilled to be a partner with PennDOT on this application, and continue our leadership as a laboratory for innovation that benefits all residents," External link

triblive Wednesday, January 4, 2017 1:27:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “There's a lot of different options that are available to us with the site,” External link

triblive Wednesday, December 28, 2016 2:01:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto wrote : “formally determined to be subject to criminal investigations,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, December 14, 2016 8:16:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto wrote : “formally determined to be subject to criminal investigations,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, December 14, 2016 8:11:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "All it takes is one market downturn, then all of a sudden ... pension plans across the country will tank," "If we create reforms through Harrisburg, and if we add additional pension payments, in 20 years when the new employees start to retire, the pension fund will be stable" External link

triblive Thursday, December 8, 2016 7:23:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It seems like everything kind of came together, having 3,000 elected and appointed officials from cities across America (for a National League of Cities conference) here and the weather coming out this nice,” “We expect to see a half-million people in Downtown this evening, and we're going to do the best to make sure every single one of them has fun. It feels a little bit special” External link

triblive Saturday, November 19, 2016 2:41:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It seems like everything kind of came together, having 3,000 elected and appointed officials from cities across America (for a National League of Cities conference) here and the weather coming out this nice,” “We expect to see a half-million people in Downtown this evening, and we're going to do the best to make sure every single one of them has fun. It feels a little bit special” External link

triblive Saturday, November 19, 2016 12:16:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “A further reduction of that magnitude would take away from the ability to provide services for our people,” External link

triblive Monday, November 14, 2016 9:55:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “What we're doing is we're creating something new,” “It is a much bigger ask than just a couple million dollars” External link

triblive Monday, November 14, 2016 9:55:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I said pretty much all of that,” External link

triblive Friday, November 11, 2016 12:19:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "When I entered office, I knew what the police bureau needed was a reformer," External link

ABCnews Friday, November 4, 2016 7:12:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I was a busboy in college, at a place called Café Azure,” External link

post-gazette Friday, November 4, 2016 8:18:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "Now the public has the power to be able to simply get online in their kitchen, in a bathrobe, and get all the information that is available," External link

post-gazette Tuesday, November 1, 2016 8:23:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I know if you travel around to other cities, you see in the public right of ways holiday decorations. You come to Downtown Pittsburgh, and there's nothing,” “From this point into the future, the city of Pittsburgh will be much more celebratory during the Christmas season” External link

triblive Friday, October 28, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I think — if the union is willing to make some concessions at least in the areas of benefits, and the administration is willing to understand that issues such as the size and the salary are the primary issues — that both sides might be able to give a little, and we can get to a compromise,” External link

triblive Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:04:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Right now, it’s how do we get everyone back,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, October 25, 2016 8:01:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “There’s certainly a large difference of opinion,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, October 25, 2016 8:01:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I'm happy that they’re going back to the table,” “I'm happy that they’re going to be working off one set of numbers. But it’s also going to take a little bit from both sides. If I can help in that way, I certainly want to be able to” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, October 25, 2016 8:01:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We are proud to partner with the White House on this innovative and community focused law enforcement initiative dedicated to reducing crime and increasing community trust,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, October 15, 2016 8:07:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We are proud to partner with the White House on this innovative and community focused law enforcement initiative dedicated to reducing crime and increasing community trust,” External link

triblive Friday, October 14, 2016 4:07:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We are proud to partner with the White House on this innovative and community focused law enforcement initiative dedicated to reducing crime and increasing community trust,” External link

post-gazette Friday, October 14, 2016 2:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “This is the perfect way to cap off the ‘Summer with Stanley’ and celebrate the Penguins as they begin the 2016-17 NHL season,” External link

post-gazette Friday, October 14, 2016 12:54:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Veolia was obligated to carry out all its duties in the best interest of PWSA,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, October 13, 2016 8:22:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “The response that I've gotten from several of them was Pittsburgh was always perceived to be a closed market,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:44:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “That system of a city that's for sale will forever be gone, and it will be a city that's open for business,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:44:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We're not simply looking for what projects will make money,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:44:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Veolia was obligated to carry out all its duties in the best interest of PWSA,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, October 12, 2016 7:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “This is the perfect way to cap off the ‘Summer with Stanley’ and celebrate the Penguins as they begin the 2016-17 NHL season,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, October 12, 2016 6:46:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “A seismic change is happening now for the first time in 50 years,” “We are not simply looking for projects to make money and jobs” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, October 12, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “This grant is an opportunity to deploy an adaptive signal network through our neighborhoods and job centers,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “By launching this, we are taking that next step of both transparency and revolutionizing the way that city government operates,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “That's where we had some of the slowing down of development earlier this year,” External link

triblive Sunday, October 9, 2016 9:01:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “The worst thing that could happen is if this was political horsetrading by council,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, October 8, 2016 8:14:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It’s to memorialize the spirit of the family,” “We’ve asked and we’re hopeful to be able to incorporate their favorite colors, their favorite playground equipment and things such as that into it” External link

post-gazette Monday, October 3, 2016 7:55:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It’s 100 years in the making, and it’s 20 years in the solving,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, September 27, 2016 8:24:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “If we're able to hold the water where it lands and not put it into the broken system, we won't need as many pipes,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 27, 2016 7:11:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “If we're able to hold the water where it lands and not put it into the broken system, we won't need as many pipes,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “There’s a critical need to spend even more, but right now this is what we can afford,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, September 24, 2016 8:07:00 AM EAT



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Bill Peduto said : "When Republicans in the Senate say they're not going to give any type of assistance to cities, what they're basically saying is they're going to lay off police officers across the country," External link

CBSnews Friday, December 11, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It is hard to find the words for how livid I was after seeing the online videos of the disturbing arrest at Saturday’s protest,” External link

washtimes Monday, August 17, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "The vast majority of our funding goes to public safety services," "Across-the-board cuts throughout every department would be mandatory. It is very difficult to raise taxes on people who are losing their jobs" External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, August 14, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I knew we would have a bump,” External link

nytimes Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto told : “I oppose any additional petrochemical companies coming to Western Pennsylvania,” External link

philly Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

news4jax Sunday, November 24, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, November 22, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

voanews-sw Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

voanews Thursday, November 21, 2019 7:51:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 21, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : "To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher," External link

timescolonist Thursday, November 21, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : "To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher," External link

wacotrib Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

cleveland Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

therepublic Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

tribtown Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

wcfcourier Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

missoulian Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

seattletimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

beaumontenterprise Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto says : "To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher," External link

startribune Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto says : “To the world at large, he plays the role of a philosopher,” External link

ABCnews Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Providing at-work childcare is essential for attracting and retaining a talented and diverse workforce and providing on-site childcare at community meetings throughout the year will help eliminate unnecessary barriers that prevent families from investing in their communities,” External link

triblive Tuesday, December 5, 2017 1:40:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Five hundred eighty-seven lives have been directly changed ... from being given no opportunity to being given the opportunity to do whatever they would want to do in life,” “Five hundred eighty-seven individuals and their families are in a much better position because of the work that was done between federal, state, county and city government together with those that were on the ground carrying out the mission” External link

triblive Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:02:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I would say this is a unique situation that warrants a unique response, but not one that would then apply to any other authority or any other department in the city,” External link

triblive Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:02:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Five hundred eighty-seven lives have been directly changed ... from being given no opportunity to being given the opportunity to do whatever they would want to do in life,” “Five hundred eighty-seven individuals and their families are in a much better position because of the work that was done between federal, state, county and city government together with those that were on the ground carrying out the mission” External link

triblive Wednesday, November 22, 2017 10:36:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Five hundred eighty-seven lives have been directly changed... from being given no opportunity to being given the opportunity to whatever they would want to do in life,” “Five hundred eighty-seven individuals and their families are in a much better position because of the work that was done between federal, state, county and city government together with those that were on the ground carrying out the mission” External link

triblive Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:01:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “At some point over these next few years we will have a Zone 7,” External link

triblive Tuesday, November 21, 2017 2:02:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Nobody who works 40 hours a week should ever be in poverty, and that's the real motivation behind it,” External link

triblive Tuesday, November 21, 2017 2:02:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “This is the second part of what we had begun over a year ago, which is to guarantee every city worker $15 an hour by (2021),” “The second part of that was also to look for companies that wish to partner with us by using our tax dollars to support those companies that also agree that a worker's value should be a minimum of $15 an hour” External link

triblive Tuesday, November 21, 2017 2:02:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said ( about John Fetterman ) : “John Fetterman running for lieutenant governor may be one of the most important races that we have in 2018,” “To the political folks who are here, he will have an organization that is larger than most governor's races. The grassroot support that he's been able to build has been built from the sweat that he has put (in) working to make this community in Western Pennsylvania a community for all. And he has support across the board, not only through Western Pennsylvania, but through his race for U.S. Senate, all of Pennsylvania” External link

triblive Wednesday, November 15, 2017 4:34:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said ( about Pennsylvania Department ) : “Due to the progress we have made I'm happy to share a letter that I have sent to Gov. Wolf and Secretary (Dennis) Davin of the (Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development) requesting their approval for ending the city's distressed status, termination of Act 47 provisions and the completion of ICA oversights contingent on city council enacting a series of financial reforms to ensure we don't return to the practices of the past,” External link

triblive Monday, November 13, 2017 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto says : "We need to understand it is an illness," "One that needs to be treated, and can be treated" External link

triblive Tuesday, November 7, 2017 9:11:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “After those decades of suffering, over those decades of wondering whether or not this city would ever come back, we finally are at that point that we knew we could get to,” External link

triblive Saturday, November 4, 2017 9:54:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We're still hopeful that we'll get it done today,” External link

triblive Thursday, November 2, 2017 2:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “The reason that Kevin Acklin isn't here with me is he is working out some final verbiage on an agreement that will basically allow us to see a new set of terms over the next 10 years,” External link

triblive Thursday, November 2, 2017 2:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We have an agreement in principle over the main issues,” External link

triblive Wednesday, November 1, 2017 2:13:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “As they looked at this site they viewed it as being worth about $7 million,” “We obviously viewed it as being worth a lot more than that. The difference would have had to be made up by taxpayers” External link

triblive Wednesday, November 1, 2017 2:13:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I think that what happened is last week we hit the wall,” “I think at that point it became serious about not only the city taking the land back, but the Penguins' commitment to working with us in a sincere way that would benefit the public and not just their own bottom line” External link

triblive Wednesday, November 1, 2017 2:13:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I think that within the next 24 hours the option for taking back the land will be traded for the option of seeing the land developed,” “There is no doubt that there is going to be give and take in this final negotiation, but there was a willingness to negotiate on the give from the Penguins that we hadn't see to this degree before” External link

triblive Wednesday, November 1, 2017 2:13:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said ( about Bill Peduto ) : “Hopefully both Kevin (Acklin, Peduto's chief of staff) and (Williams) can meet and within the next 24 hours we can have something we can take back to both the SEA and URA,” ”We still have to work out some of the details” External link

triblive Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:40:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I think David and I sitting down and being able to discuss this, and then allowing our team and his team to try to negotiate, it will help it move so that we don't need another delay,” External link

triblive Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:40:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I'm thrilled that Pittsburgh is now a gig city. Just like cities grew by being railroad hubs in the 19th century, they'll prosper by having ultra-fast internet connectivity in the 21st,” External link

triblive Tuesday, October 31, 2017 3:43:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I'm thrilled that Pittsburgh is now a gig city. Just like cities grew by being railroad hubs in the 19th century, they'll prosper by having ultra-fast internet connectivity in the 21st,” External link

triblive Monday, October 30, 2017 10:26:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "It gives them a base, it gives them a foundation of being able to learn fiscal literacy at a very, very young age," "What we're giving them is a sound foundation in order to be able to establish credit, to be able to then go further in life than what they would have to struggle through without that ability" External link

triblive Saturday, October 28, 2017 6:24:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto told : "I still have that same account," External link

triblive Saturday, October 28, 2017 6:24:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “They have been given two weeks with the URA and the SEA,” “Unless they're able to deliver on their end, the simple truth is we'll take back the public land that they have under the agreement and we'll start to develop the property on our own” External link

triblive Friday, October 27, 2017 10:49:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “They have been given two weeks with the URA and the SEA,” “Unless they're able to deliver on their end, the simple truth is we'll take back the public land that they have under the agreement and we'll start to develop the property on our own” External link

triblive Friday, October 27, 2017 9:27:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto told ( about Seattle-based Amazon ) : “There is no other city in this country that has the talent that Amazon is looking for with the cost of living we have,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 19, 2017 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I think what is happening is we're hitting a critical tipping point,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 9:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We talked about Pittsburgh, where we thought our strengths would be, talked about the application process itself and then just threw out a couple of questions to her about what we should be including that goes beyond site selections, tax incentives, brick-and-mortar and finance,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 9:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We were able to see that many of the prospects that we're looking at in our proposal lined up with the vision of what Amazon wants to see,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 9:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Having the CEO from Oracle in, having the opportunity to talk with the folks at Amazon who will be making the decision, having the CEO from Google in tomorrow and the CEOs of Argo AI and Aurora both in this week as well, it's just incredible the amount of people who are coming to check Pittsburgh out,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 9:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I think what is happening is we're hitting a critical tipping point,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We talked about Pittsburgh, where we thought our strengths would be, talked about the application process itself and then just threw out a couple of questions to her about what we should be including that goes beyond site selections, tax incentives, brick and mortar and finance,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We were able to see that many of the prospects that we're looking at in our proposal lined up with the vision of what Amazon wants to see,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Having the CEO from Oracle in, having the opportunity to talk with the folks at Amazon who will be making the decision, having the CEO from Google in tomorrow and the CEOs of Argo AI and Aurora both in this week as well, it's just incredible the amount of people who are coming to check Pittsburgh out,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “If they are looking at using a hotel tax to put a stopgap in their budget then we would like to see the assurance that the sports commission is still on the table,” “If that is in competition or potentially lost as a proposal to avoid what is a common-sense severance tax on gas that belongs to the public, then it will be hard for us to support it” External link

triblive Thursday, October 5, 2017 1:49:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “If they are looking at using a hotel tax to put a stopgap in their budget then we would like to see the assurance that the sports commission is still on the table,” “If that is in competition or potentially lost as a proposal to avoid what is a common-sense severance tax on gas that belongs to the public, then it will be hard for us to support it” External link

triblive Wednesday, October 4, 2017 9:32:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “This is the first time you can get off that bus, get on that bike and get where you need to go,” External link

triblive Friday, September 29, 2017 12:44:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Roberto Clemente gave his life to support others,” “Pittsburgh owes it to Roberto and his family to do all we can to help the people of Puerto Rico” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 27, 2017 2:51:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We would work to fix up neighborhood business districts and help somebody who wants to start their own auto repair shop or their own barbershop to be able to get through those first few years when a company makes it or breaks it,” “We're talking about if we put in a certain amount, can we get corporations to match it, then can we get foundations to match it as well, then can we get the institutions to match it” External link

triblive Thursday, September 14, 2017 3:52:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I think that right now as we look at it there would be a more appropriate location for it ... than being in a public park,” “Saying that, my judgment will be based upon the facts around it and not around just what my opinion is” External link

triblive Saturday, August 26, 2017 3:42:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Where there's hate, we are going to show love. Where there's darkness, we are going to show light, and where there are people that are feeling upset and sad, we're going to give them security,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 20, 2017 6:25:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Public safety has been making precautions to anticipate the worst but hope for the best,” “There will be a number of officers in uniform and out of uniform at a number of locations and there will be backup. There will be a significant public safety presence to make sure public safety comes first” External link

triblive Sunday, August 20, 2017 6:25:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “My hope is that we get the all clear around 3 o'clock so I can still make it back to the cabin and have some beers,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 20, 2017 6:25:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Where there's hate, we are going to show love. Where there's darkness, we are going to show light, and where there are people that are feeling upset and sad, we're going to give them security,” External link

triblive Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:16:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Public safety has been making precautions to anticipate the worst but hope for the best,” “There will be a number of officers in uniform and out of uniform at a number of locations and there will be backup. There will be a significant public safety presence to make sure public safety comes first” External link

triblive Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:16:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “My hope is that we get the all clear around 3 o'clock so I can still make it back to the cabin and have some beers,” External link

triblive Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:16:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Developers will walk away and go and develop in a cornfield because it costs less money,” “These funds are absolutely critical so we can become competitive with outside areas that don't have those types of environmental issues” External link

triblive Friday, August 4, 2017 11:21:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said ( about Sophie Masloff ) : “A boat should always be named after a woman, and there's no greater woman who was a leader for city government than Mayor Masloff,” “There really wasn't any question, if we were naming it for a woman, which woman we should name it for” External link

triblive Thursday, August 3, 2017 6:28:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said ( about Kevin Acklin ) : “Forty-eight hours ago, the president of People's Gas, Morgan O'Brien, made a phone call to our chief of staff, Kevin Acklin, saying we want to be able to help to get people water filters,” “We were able to round up a quarter-million (dollars) out of the city's budget and a quarter-million out of PWSA's budget. This will supply all water customers in the city with filters” External link

triblive Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:13:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “This is a Band-aid on a solution that's going to be over a decade in solving,” “Hundreds of millions of dollars will be needed to solve it over the next decade or more, but in the meantime we want to be sure that children and parents and grandparents all have safe drinking water” External link

triblive Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:13:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We hear it again and again from tech companies: They don’t ask for tax breaks. They don’t ask for free parking,” “They ask for safe streets and to be able to ride a bike to work. Twenty-first-century cities are being designed so that people don’t have to own a car to be able to live and work in a city” External link

post-gazette Sunday, March 5, 2017 12:10:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It’s not as if Pittsburgh is doing this in a vacuum. This is happening in every city in America and cities throughout the world,” “To be the one city that didn’t get it would leave us behind” External link

post-gazette Sunday, March 5, 2017 12:10:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “She walked a very delicate line between law enforcement official and social justice advocate and proved to everyone that they’re not mutually exclusive,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:25:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “you needed somebody with a lot of integrity,” “She did it. She moved it from a blighted building in the Strip to the City-County Building. She professionalized operations and gave everybody a voice, not only those who filed complaints but those who had complaints filed against them,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:25:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “So we have a legacy now to work on,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:25:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “The fight for this country, the fight to have every person be given equal rights ... will continue,” “It was never about the water fountains, and it’s not about the bathrooms” External link

post-gazette Saturday, February 25, 2017 10:03:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto added : “Lamar and Sprint have wasted taxpayer dollars by forcing us to defend the integrity of our city's scenic hillsides in court, and they have been in clear and blatant violation of our zoning and building code laws,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, February 23, 2017 1:17:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We want to make sure that we’re not just sealing it and then letting another area break, but [that] we’re fixing the problems with that line,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “You have pipe breaks every day. We have several a day. Usually, it doesn’t affect a 60-inch line,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:12:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “that structure will not be privatization. We’re not going to sell the asset,” “The asset will belong to the people of Pittsburgh” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:12:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It’s not a done deal,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, February 18, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "Getting more police into our neighborhoods has been a top priority of my administration, and I'm happy to say we're delivering on my promises," External link

post-gazette Friday, February 17, 2017 9:32:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “When is the last time two companies invested a billion dollars in Pittsburgh?” External link

post-gazette Sunday, February 12, 2017 8:32:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “There are cities that are going to be centers for developing those processes,” “Pittsburgh has positioned itself to be in a position to be one of the world leaders. It’s galvanizing Pittsburgh as an autonomous manufacturing center, not just an autonomous vehicle center” External link

post-gazette Sunday, February 12, 2017 8:32:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “As far as them coming here, I did expect something, but I didn't expect they'd be investing $1 billion over five years,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, February 11, 2017 10:04:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “The City of Pittsburgh owns the water and sewer system that was leased to the PWSA decades ago. It’s time to re-evaluate this structure,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, February 4, 2017 8:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “The City of Pittsburgh owns the water and sewer system that was leased to the PWSA decades ago. It’s time to reevaluate this structure,” External link

post-gazette Friday, February 3, 2017 9:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “If you lived in any other state,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, February 2, 2017 7:08:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I was very disappointed by Uber’s conduct this weekend, and told their CEO so,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, January 31, 2017 8:42:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We’ve held up our end [of] the bargain,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, January 31, 2017 8:42:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Emotionally, they’re heartbroken. They’ve lost somebody that they loved dearly,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, January 25, 2017 11:43:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It’s riverfront property. I’m sure that there could be a lot of potential opportunities there should the governor go in that direction,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, January 25, 2017 8:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "Emotionally, they're heartbroken. They've lost somebody that they loved dearly," External link

post-gazette Wednesday, January 25, 2017 2:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "It's a tragedy, and I just want to make sure that they understand that the people of Pittsburgh are with them and that our hearts are with them," External link

post-gazette Tuesday, January 24, 2017 2:44:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “When you talk to businesses and you hear what they’re looking for, they’re looking for a community that is understanding and supportive of all people,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:23:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It will allow Pittsburgh to be with cities across this country that recognize the value of every individual is the responsibility of all government,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:23:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "We have the opportunity to build the type of city that we want to live in," "One of the things that we learned through the civil rights movement is there is a need to be able to speak up, like we just heard ... in order to be able make sure that all voices are heard" External link

triblive Tuesday, January 17, 2017 1:16:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “in no way is there any type of a benefit that is given to somebody” External link

post-gazette Monday, January 16, 2017 8:20:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “When you have an addiction to something that's a strong drug, it doesn't know what your on and off hours are,” “Your body is craving it at every point of the day” External link

triblive Friday, January 13, 2017 9:07:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “When you have an addiction to something that's a strong drug it doesn't know what your on and off hours are,” “Your body is craving it at every point of the day” External link

triblive Thursday, January 12, 2017 10:03:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “With over 3,000 employees I'm sure that's not the only employee that's finding themselves in this trap,” External link

triblive Thursday, January 12, 2017 10:03:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “People know when they write a check to me that they’re going to support good government. And if they don’t, they find out,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6:37:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “in no way is there any type of a benefit that is given to somebody” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6:37:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said ( about Kevin Acklin ) : “To think that that would have some influence over my decision-making, or Kevin's decision-making, is foolish,” External link

triblive Tuesday, January 10, 2017 3:47:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said ( about David Lawrence ) : “There hasn't been an administration that has served in this hallway since the days of (former Mayor and Pennsylvania Gov.) David Lawrence that the administration hasn't helped the candidate to stay in office, but in no way is there any type of a benefit that is given to somebody,” External link

triblive Tuesday, January 10, 2017 3:47:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “A lot of times it may seem that the words ‘thank you' are not said enough,” “A lot of times there may be thoughts, concerns, trepidations between the community and police” External link

triblive Tuesday, January 10, 2017 12:59:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “But what we have in Pittsburgh is unique,” “We have a community that supports the police, and we have a community that wants to work with the police in order to be able to get the bad guys out of our neighborhoods” External link

triblive Tuesday, January 10, 2017 12:59:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "We're thrilled to be a partner with PennDOT on this application, and continue our leadership as a laboratory for innovation that benefits all residents," External link

triblive Wednesday, January 4, 2017 7:34:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "We're thrilled to be a partner with PennDOT on this application, and continue our leadership as a laboratory for innovation that benefits all residents," External link

triblive Wednesday, January 4, 2017 2:52:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "We're thrilled to be a partner with PennDOT on this application, and continue our leadership as a laboratory for innovation that benefits all residents," External link

triblive Wednesday, January 4, 2017 1:27:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “There's a lot of different options that are available to us with the site,” External link

triblive Wednesday, December 28, 2016 2:01:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto wrote : “formally determined to be subject to criminal investigations,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, December 14, 2016 8:16:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto wrote : “formally determined to be subject to criminal investigations,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, December 14, 2016 8:11:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "All it takes is one market downturn, then all of a sudden ... pension plans across the country will tank," "If we create reforms through Harrisburg, and if we add additional pension payments, in 20 years when the new employees start to retire, the pension fund will be stable" External link

triblive Thursday, December 8, 2016 7:23:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It seems like everything kind of came together, having 3,000 elected and appointed officials from cities across America (for a National League of Cities conference) here and the weather coming out this nice,” “We expect to see a half-million people in Downtown this evening, and we're going to do the best to make sure every single one of them has fun. It feels a little bit special” External link

triblive Saturday, November 19, 2016 2:41:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It seems like everything kind of came together, having 3,000 elected and appointed officials from cities across America (for a National League of Cities conference) here and the weather coming out this nice,” “We expect to see a half-million people in Downtown this evening, and we're going to do the best to make sure every single one of them has fun. It feels a little bit special” External link

triblive Saturday, November 19, 2016 12:16:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “A further reduction of that magnitude would take away from the ability to provide services for our people,” External link

triblive Monday, November 14, 2016 9:55:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “What we're doing is we're creating something new,” “It is a much bigger ask than just a couple million dollars” External link

triblive Monday, November 14, 2016 9:55:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I said pretty much all of that,” External link

triblive Friday, November 11, 2016 12:19:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "When I entered office, I knew what the police bureau needed was a reformer," External link

ABCnews Friday, November 4, 2016 7:12:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I was a busboy in college, at a place called Café Azure,” External link

post-gazette Friday, November 4, 2016 8:18:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : "Now the public has the power to be able to simply get online in their kitchen, in a bathrobe, and get all the information that is available," External link

post-gazette Tuesday, November 1, 2016 8:23:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I know if you travel around to other cities, you see in the public right of ways holiday decorations. You come to Downtown Pittsburgh, and there's nothing,” “From this point into the future, the city of Pittsburgh will be much more celebratory during the Christmas season” External link

triblive Friday, October 28, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I think — if the union is willing to make some concessions at least in the areas of benefits, and the administration is willing to understand that issues such as the size and the salary are the primary issues — that both sides might be able to give a little, and we can get to a compromise,” External link

triblive Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:04:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Right now, it’s how do we get everyone back,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, October 25, 2016 8:01:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “There’s certainly a large difference of opinion,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, October 25, 2016 8:01:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “I'm happy that they’re going back to the table,” “I'm happy that they’re going to be working off one set of numbers. But it’s also going to take a little bit from both sides. If I can help in that way, I certainly want to be able to” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, October 25, 2016 8:01:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We are proud to partner with the White House on this innovative and community focused law enforcement initiative dedicated to reducing crime and increasing community trust,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, October 15, 2016 8:07:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We are proud to partner with the White House on this innovative and community focused law enforcement initiative dedicated to reducing crime and increasing community trust,” External link

triblive Friday, October 14, 2016 4:07:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We are proud to partner with the White House on this innovative and community focused law enforcement initiative dedicated to reducing crime and increasing community trust,” External link

post-gazette Friday, October 14, 2016 2:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “This is the perfect way to cap off the ‘Summer with Stanley’ and celebrate the Penguins as they begin the 2016-17 NHL season,” External link

post-gazette Friday, October 14, 2016 12:54:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Veolia was obligated to carry out all its duties in the best interest of PWSA,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, October 13, 2016 8:22:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “The response that I've gotten from several of them was Pittsburgh was always perceived to be a closed market,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:44:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “That system of a city that's for sale will forever be gone, and it will be a city that's open for business,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:44:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “We're not simply looking for what projects will make money,” External link

triblive Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:44:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “Veolia was obligated to carry out all its duties in the best interest of PWSA,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, October 12, 2016 7:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “This is the perfect way to cap off the ‘Summer with Stanley’ and celebrate the Penguins as they begin the 2016-17 NHL season,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, October 12, 2016 6:46:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “A seismic change is happening now for the first time in 50 years,” “We are not simply looking for projects to make money and jobs” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, October 12, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “This grant is an opportunity to deploy an adaptive signal network through our neighborhoods and job centers,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “By launching this, we are taking that next step of both transparency and revolutionizing the way that city government operates,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “That's where we had some of the slowing down of development earlier this year,” External link

triblive Sunday, October 9, 2016 9:01:00 PM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “The worst thing that could happen is if this was political horsetrading by council,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, October 8, 2016 8:14:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It’s to memorialize the spirit of the family,” “We’ve asked and we’re hopeful to be able to incorporate their favorite colors, their favorite playground equipment and things such as that into it” External link

post-gazette Monday, October 3, 2016 7:55:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “It’s 100 years in the making, and it’s 20 years in the solving,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, September 27, 2016 8:24:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “If we're able to hold the water where it lands and not put it into the broken system, we won't need as many pipes,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 27, 2016 7:11:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “If we're able to hold the water where it lands and not put it into the broken system, we won't need as many pipes,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Bill Peduto said : “There’s a critical need to spend even more, but right now this is what we can afford,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, September 24, 2016 8:07:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
mayor31.82%EN09/27/201727/09/2017
mayor of pittsburgh18.18%EN06/07/201707/06/2017
maire31.82%FR06/05/201705/06/2017
maire de pittsburgh9.09%FR06/05/201705/06/2017
prefeito de pittsburgh4.55%PT06/02/201702/06/2017
alcalde de pittsburgh4.55%ES09/22/201622/09/2016
Names Lang Count
Bill PedutoEN98.50%
Bill PedutoFR1.15%
Bill PedutoPT0.23%
Bill PedutoES0.12%
Bill PedutoDA0.00%


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