Pittsburgh mayoral candidates discuss policing, economic development in 2nd public forum

Police reform and equitable economic development were top issues addressed by the four Democratic candidates for mayor of Pittsburgh in a virtual forum Thursday evening.

Hosted by Pittsburgh United and moderated by Khalif Ali, executive director of Common Cause Pennsylvania, the forum was an opportunity for Mayor Bill Peduto, state Rep. Ed Gainey, retired police officer Tony Moreno and math tutor/ride-share driver Michael Thompson to answer questions and debate issues ranging from policing to city infrastructure.