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Act 47

Editorial

Carrot

The following editorial explains why Mayor Bill Peduto feels that Pittsburgh needs an “exit plan” to deal with issues like debt and pension liability.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/14/2014

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

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.

03/13/2014

Editorial

Not Yet

The following KDKA Editorial talks about Pittsburgh’s Act 47 Status.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/13/2014

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Mayor Peduto Ready To Tackle Major City Problems

His 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.

01/08/2014

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City Police And Firefighters Criticize Peduto Over Act 47 Financial Distress

Last 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.

12/30/2013

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New Bill Could Mean Higher Taxes On Drinking Or Working In Pittsburgh

If 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.

09/23/2013

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Struggling Jeannette Considers Selling Street Sweeper, Fire Truck After Suit

The city of Jeannette has been struggling financially for years, and a decreasing population has been causing an eroding tax base.

01/28/2013