It is not clear what will be proposed by lawmakers. Breed-specific legislation has been suggested by the media in at least one prior article.
Please keep correspondence polite and informative. These folks need helpful non-breed-specific solutions to their perceived “pit bull” problem.
Pittsburgh City Council contact information:
City Clerk (or fill in City Councilmember’s name)
510 City-County Building, 414 Grant St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Ph. (412) 255-2138
Email forms for city councilmembers: http://www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/council/html/city_council_members.html
City Council meetings are every Tuesday at 10 AM. City Council meetings are held in Council Chambers (ADA accessible), located on the Fifth Floor of the City-County Building at 414 Grant Street.
Allegheny County Council contact information:
Office of the County Council, Courthouse, Room 119, 436 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: (412) 350-6490
Fax: (412) 350-6499
Next County Council meetings: Tuesday, April 7, 5 PM and Tuesday, April 21, 5 PM
County Courthouse, 436 Grant Street, 4th Floor – Gold Room, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Lawmakers Vow To Address Pit Bull Problem
Mar 24, 2009 9:36 pm US/Eastern
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Local leaders are promising to address the growing number of abandoned pit bulls in the Pittsburgh area.
Reacting to a KDKA investigation on the problem, Pittsburgh City Councilman Bruce Kraus says the city will consider tighter controls.
[… Dan] Onorato says he will consider legislation to address the problem countywide.[…]
Full article retrieved 3/25/09 from http://kdka.com/kdkainvestigators/Pit.bull.problem.2.967094.html