"I'm not one to rush to judge," Mr. Ravenstahl said. "I certainly take [the council members] at their word that they didn't mean to do anything wrong."
An ethics board hearing would help "to get this issue behind us," he said... (P-G, Rich Lord)
The Pittsburgh Comet has learned that a member of council is making a formal request of Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett to undertake an investigation of all matters pertaining to the granting of a permit for an electronic advertising sign at the Grant Street Transportation Center without votes or public hearings, and to the subsequent legal aftermath.
Sources indicate that interest in the situation has been brewing in the AG's office for some time, meaning the receipt of such a written request could trigger an official inquiry more expeditiously than usual.