Lamb defeats Rudiak in Pittsburgh controller’s race

Pittsburgh Controller Michael Lamb deflected a challenge Tuesday from city Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak, all but guaranteeing himself another four years as what he calls the “independent voice on Grant Street.” No Republicans sought their party’s nomination, so Mr. Lamb’s victory in the Democratic primary means he’ll probably sail through the general election and into a …

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Pittsburgh Post Gazette Endorsement

Today is a huge day for the campaign. This morning I received the Pittsburgh Post Gazette Endorsement. I am honored to be the choice of Pittsburgh’s largest newspaper and humbled to continue to be the fiscal watchdog that is making sure the governmental departments operate efficiently and spend taxpayer money wisely. In addition, I am …

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City of Pittsburgh’s financial data now available on website

Pittsburgh city government started an interactive web portal Wednesday that shows in detail where the city is spending taxpayer dollars. The public can readily see financial information online through Fiscal Focus Pittsburgh , designed to make data available and easy to find. But city officials acknowledge they are working out bugs. The site reflects a …

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Pittsburgh controller says Schenley rink lacks cash controls

By Robert Zullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pittsburgh Controller Michael Lamb was talking about Schenley Park Ice Rink, but he could have been discussing virtually any city facility that accepts payments. “We pretty much could do this audit anywhere across the city where we are taking money across the counter,” Mr. Lamb said, calling a critical …

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Michael Lamb Announces Candidacy for Re-election for Controller of the City of Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH – This morning at a meeting with the Pittsburgh Regional Building Trades Council, Michael Lamb announced his candidacy for re-election to the office of Controller of the City of Pittsburgh. “Over the past several years we have made many strides in getting the City financial house in order,” said Michael Lamb. “Despite those successes, …

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