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Hearing Over UPMC’s Tax-Exempt Status Gets Heated

A number of protesters confronted senior officials of UPMC Wednesday evening at a public hearing on UPMC’s tax-exempt status.

12/05/2012

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Wednesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Dec. 5, 2012

In case you missed the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News here are some of the highlights.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/05/2012

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16th Street Bridge To Be Named After David McCullough

The 16th Street Bridge will soon be known by a different name.

12/05/2012

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Allegheny County Councilman Talks Assessments

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA today by Allegheny County Councilman Vince Gastgeb.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/12/2012

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Allegheny County’s Property Tax Hike Might Not Be Legal

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.

12/07/2011

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Allegheny County Council Passes Property Tax Increase

The Allegheny County Council passed a 21 percent increase in property taxes. The vote went along party lines, 11-4.

12/07/2011

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Tax Increase Bill Introduced To Allegheny County Council

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.

11/16/2011

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Raja Responds To Proposed Tax Increase

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.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/14/2011

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Fitzgerald, Raja Go To Battle Over Taxes, Assessments

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.

09/23/2011

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Health Care Giants Refuse To Talk

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.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/04/2011

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Pintek: Q&A Tuesday With Jim Burn

Listen in as KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek hosts Allegheny County Council President and Pennsylvania Democratic Chairman Jim Burn for Q&A Tuesday!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/26/2011

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Port Authority, Union Willing To Continue Negotiations

Allegheny County Council is looking to divert $5 million in excess drink tax collections to help out the Port Authority.

03/31/2011

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County Council To Meet About Port Authority Cuts

The Allegheny County Council will hold a special session Wednesday night to discuss the recent Port Authority service cuts.

03/30/2011

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County Council President To Call Special Session For Port Authority Cuts

Allegheny County Council President Jim Burn will call a special council session as early as Tuesday about the Port Authority Service cuts.

03/27/2011

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W&K Steel Slams ‘Sweat Shop’ Label

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 […]

02/18/2011

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