The Faces of 90.5 WESA
Mon May 6, 2013
City Council News with Noah Brode
Last week, Pittsburgh City Council passed a vote for a $1.15 million gunshot detection system for the neighborhood of Homewood, despite some opposition. WESA City Council Reporter Noah Brode gives us the details on the opposing votes. Also, we'll discuss legislation to overhaul the police bureau's policies when responding to domestic violence. The bill from Councilman Ricky Burgess has been in the works for months. After a controversial amendment was introduced last week by Burgess, Councilman Bill Peduto walked out, angry at the proposed elimination of the city's "no tolerance" policy for police officers who are found guilty of domestic violence. City Controller Michael Lamb also released Pittsburgh's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report on Thursday. The document shows how Pittsburgh is improving financially.