The Pittsburgh School Board approved a budget for city schools Wednesday night, but postponed action on raising property taxes, as recommended by Superintendent Dr. Linda Lane.
Gov. Tom Corbett says he will soon present his plans for dealing with pension costs, liquor privatization and the state’s transportation system.
In case you missed the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News here are some of the highlights.
The Keystone Pension Report issued by Budget Secretary Charles Zogby warns of a costly crisis in the state’s two pension systems covering public school employees and all state employees.
Chris Moore and Chris Hellman talk about the military and federal budget. Hellman is a communications liaison at the National Priorities Project and the lead author of “A People’s Guide to the Federal Budget.”
On the Tuesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News, KDKA Radio’s Bill Rehkopf talked with Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.
The city’s 2013 budget has been approved, with the stipulation that Mayor Luke Ravenstahl makes changes to nonprofit contribution protocol.
Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.
Port Authority board members approved, with much regret, their 2013 budget Friday morning. The budget includes the deepest transit service cuts in its 48-year history.
A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John ask tough questions about the state to Pa. Governor Tom Corbett live in studio!
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Governor Tom Corbett for the facts on his state budget.
Gov. Tom Corbett promised that he would not raise taxes when he campaigned to replace Ed Rendell in Harrisburg. For the second straight year, his budget keeps that promise, but it is not without some pain.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Governor Tom Corbett about the big issues facing Western Pennsylvania.
With a vote scheduled for Tuesday afternoon that will determine the fate of a proposed 1 mill property tax increase, Allegheny County executive-elect Rich Fitzgerald stops by the KDKA studios for Q&A Tuesday with Mike Pintek.