Public Safety & Nightlife

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 8 — The House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing in Pittsburgh on Thursday to explore ways to improve public safety and nightlife, specifically in the South Side neighborhood. In front of a standing-room crowd, the committee heard testimony from residents, police, city officials and local business owners. The hearing was hosted by Rep. Jessica Benham (D-Allegheny). 

  • Hosts: Rep. Jessica Benham (D-Allegheny)
  • Testifiers:
    • Barbara Rudiak, President, South Side Community Council
    • Jacky Kaiser, Second Vice President, South Side Community Council
    • Linda M. Rosato-Barone, Acting Deputy Chief, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police
    • Allison Harnden, Nighttime Economy Manager, City of Pittsburgh
    • Louis J. Kroeck IV, Esq., Board Member, South Side Chamber of Commerce

Agenda + Testimony

Media Release + News Coverage