Allegheny County Council
A number of protesters confronted senior officials of UPMC Wednesday evening at a public hearing on UPMC’s tax-exempt status.
In case you missed the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News here are some of the highlights.
The 16th Street Bridge will soon be known by a different name.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA today by Allegheny County Councilman Vince Gastgeb.
By a vote of 11-4, the Democratic members of Allegheny County Council pushed through a $784 million budget, saying a tax hike was necessary to avoid deep cuts in human services and community college caused by recent state and federal budget cuts.
The Allegheny County Council passed a 21 percent increase in property taxes. The vote went along party lines, 11-4.
Allegheny County Council formally introduced a bill that would raise taxes for property owners. The bill is likely to pass, but County Executive Dan Onorato could veto it.
Allegheny County Council Democrats proposed a 1 mill property tax increase Monday, part of an effort to curb the effects of $50 million in service cuts.
Republican D Raja admits it’s uphill against Democrat Rich Fitzgerald, so at a KDKA Radio debate moderated by talk show host Johnna Pro, Raja made no apologies for going after the Democrat.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the region’s largest hospital system, is refusing to renegotiate its contract with Highmark in the wake of the insurer’s landmark agreement with West Penn Allegheny Health System.
Listen in as KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek hosts Allegheny County Council President and Pennsylvania Democratic Chairman Jim Burn for Q&A Tuesday!
Allegheny County Council is looking to divert $5 million in excess drink tax collections to help out the Port Authority.
The Allegheny County Council will hold a special session Wednesday night to discuss the recent Port Authority service cuts.
Allegheny County Council President Jim Burn will call a special council session as early as Tuesday about the Port Authority Service cuts.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Allegheny County Council declared W&K Steel a sweat shop this week. It’s the first time that designation has been placed on a local business. The company calls the claims outrageous and now […]