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Peduto Proposes Real Estate Millage Rate Hike

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Mayor Bill Peduto has proposed a real estate millage rate hike to fix a “miscalculation” by the previous administration.

There are a number of cost-saving measures in the 2015 budget proposal that was sent to the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority today. 259 more words


Scranton Commuter Tax Passes First Round Of Votes

SCRANTON — Scranton is one step closer to imposing a commuter tax on non-residents who work in the city.

City council approved the first reading of the ordinance with a vote of two to one at its meeting Thursday night. 373 more words


What Pittsburghers need to know about the Act 47 plan

What is Act 47?

Act 47 is a state oversight program for “financially distressed” cities in Pennsylvania. The state tries to help cities turn around their finances and operations. 1,336 more words


Gov. Corbett announces Millbourne is no longer financially distressed

Millbourne – a borough of 1,246 residents bordering Philadelphia – is no longer on the state’s list of financially distressed municipalities.

Gov. Tom Corbett, a Republican seeking re-election, formally announced the news Thursday afternoon at a press conference outside the borough hall. 635 more words

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Before former Mayor Ravenstahl left office –

He asked the state to release Pittsburgh from Act 47 financial oversight.

As soon as he took office – 196 more words

Gov. Corbett Keeps Pittsburgh Under Act 47, Angers City Unions

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Gov. Tom Corbett went to Mayor Bill Peduto’s office on Thursday to deliver news that Peduto wanted to hear — the state will not yet remove the city from its Act 47 distressed status. 381 more words