Allegheny County taxpayers will pay more in taxes than the law allows, according to a charge made by County Controller Chelsa Wagner on Thursday.
In case you missed the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News here are some of the highlights.
A little sticker testifying to proper weights and measurements by Allegheny County continues to stir the political waters. After former County Controller Mark Patrick Flaherty posted stickers with his name on gas pumps and scales, the new controller Chelsa Wagner tried to do the same.
Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner says the 2011 property reassessment by Tyler Technologies technically complied with the contract — but that was because there was such a low standard of accountability.
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA by County Controller Chelsa Wagner and County Executive Rich Fitzgerald.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined by William McKain, the Allegheny County manager.
Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner hasn’t returned calls so KDKA’s Andy Sheehan approached her at a press conference.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined today on NewsRadio1020 by Allegheny County Councilman Matt Drozd.
Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner has resigned her seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives after a five years of service.
There is more fallout tonight over that 35 percent pay raise that two county officials gave themselves. County Council is now investigating.
Taxpayers are not in a good mood and public officials assigning themselves a hefty raise rubs them the wrong way.
County Controller Chelsa Wagner and Treasurer John Weinstein have accepted a salary bump of more than $20,000 each without any public review or scrutiny.
The county courthouse was closed for the New Year’s holiday, but several hundred elected officials and supporters of State Rep. Chelsa Wagner jammed the Grand Staircase inside. It was the swearing-in of Allegheny County’s first female county controller.
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|7:00 PM||CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley|
|7:30 PM||omg! Insider|
|8:00 PM||The Big Bang Theory|
|8:31 PM||Two and a Half Men|
|9:01 PM||Person of Interest|
|11:00 PM||KDKA-TV News at 11|
|11:35 PM||Late Show with David Letterman|