Gov. Wolf Lifts Act 47 'Distressed City' Status From PittsburghWith signatures from Gov. Tom Wolf and Community & Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin, Pittsburgh is no longer an Act 47 distressed city.
Peduto Submits Budget And Calls On Non-Profits To Ante UpMayor Bill Peduto submitted next year's $554 million operating budget to city council on Monday, and, no surprise, he hailed the balanced budgets of recent years.
Peduto Proposes Real Estate Millage Rate HikeMayor Bill Peduto has proposed a real estate millage rate hike to offset a “miscalculation” by the previous administration.
CarrotThe following editorial explains why Mayor Bill Peduto feels that Pittsburgh needs an "exit plan" to deal with issues like debt and pension liability.
Gov. Corbett Keeps Pittsburgh Under Act 47, Angers City UnionsGov. 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.
Newsradio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Not YetThe following KDKA Editorial talks about Pittsburgh's Act 47 Status.
Mayor Peduto Ready To Tackle Major City ProblemsHis name is now on the door, but Mayor Bill Peduto's office is still full of boxes, as he met with KDKA political editor Jon Delano for his first TV sit-down interview as mayor to discuss key issues facing the city.
City Police And Firefighters Criticize Peduto Over Act 47 Financial DistressLast year, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and eight out of nine council members said it was time for Pittsburgh to end its financially distressed status under Act 47.
New Bill Could Mean Higher Taxes On Drinking Or Working In PittsburghIf you live, work or dine in certain communities like the city of Pittsburgh -- you could get an unexpected jolt to your wallet, like a separate city-imposed drink tax.
Struggling Jeannette Considers Selling Street Sweeper, Fire Truck After SuitThe city of Jeannette has been struggling financially for years, and a decreasing population has been causing an eroding tax base.