Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh controller launches comprehensive city spending website

Pittsburgh controller launches comprehensive city spending website By Christopher Huffaker Pittsburgh Controller Michael Lamb launched an online platform Friday opening up access to city spending, employee demographic and payroll information. At a press conference at the City-County Building, Mr. Lamb called it “a great moment for the city as we begin to provide a level …

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TribLive: Pittsburgh controller cautions against privatization of PWSA

Pittsburgh controller cautions against privatization of PWSA By Megan Guza Pittsburgh Controller Michael Lamb on Thursday applauded the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority’s steady improvements under the control of the Pennsylvania Utilities Commission and warned against calls to privatize the water authority. Peoples Natural Gas has proposed creating Peoples Water and developing a public-private partnership …

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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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