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Advertising Company Calls New Legislation Illegal

A legal battle could be brewing over billboards. Pittsburgh City Council wants to tax billboards, but opponents call the tax illegal.

11/27/2012

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Neighborhood Improvement Tax Proposed For South Side Residents

Property owners on the South Side could soon be hit with a new fee.

05/09/2012

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Fitzgerald Throws Cold Water On Tax Hike In 2013

After getting hit with a 21 percent hike in Allegheny County property taxes this year, the chair of the county council’s Finance Committee says taxes need to go up again next year.

05/08/2012

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City Council Considers Suing State Over Act 13

Last year, City Council banned shale gas drilling in Pittsburgh, but Act 13 would trump that ban, saying state law not local zoning regulations will determine where drilling rigs can go.

03/27/2012

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City Council Divided On Use Of Red Light Cameras

Not everyone is on board with a plan to install cameras around the city to catch drivers running red lights.

03/24/2012

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Fitzgerald, O’Connor Sworn Into Office

The new year begins a new term of office for Rich Fitzgerald and Corey O’Connor.

01/03/2012

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Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl Looks Forward To 2012

As 2012 begins, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl knows his political future is on the line. The Democratic primary is still 16 months away, but he expects multiple opponents.

12/28/2011

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Twins Push For Change In Aliquippa By Running For Office

Twins from Aliquippa, Dwan and Donald Walker, are running for office and hoping to improve the town.

11/08/2011

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Gov. Corbett Begins State Takeover Of Harrisburg’s Finances

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has started a state takeover of Harrisburg. According to the Associated Press, he declared a fiscal emergency in the city.

10/24/2011

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City Council Votes To Roll Back Parking Meter Enforcement

Pittsburgh City Council has unanimously given final approval to a bill that will roll back parking meter enforcement hours.

09/20/2011

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City Council Votes To Roll Back Meter Hours

Pittsburgh City Council’s meeting on Wednesday was long and contentious. In the end, they voted by a lopsided margin to suspend the evening enforcement of parking meters.

09/14/2011

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Wrongly Enforced Parking Rules May Be Repealed

Five Pittsburgh city council members said they would introduce legislation next Tuesday to stop enforcement of parking meters — citywide — at 6 p.m. for the rest of the year.

09/02/2011

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Flooding A Decades-Old Problem For Washington Boulevard

As officials look into what caused flood waters to rise so quickly on Washington Boulevard, the KDKA Investigators have learned that it is a problem officials have known about for decades.

08/22/2011

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Cost Of Parking In Pittsburgh Could Go Up Again

Could the cost of parking at a Pittsburgh parking meter go up even higher? If the Parking Authority has its way, the answer is yes. If City Council has its way, the answer is no.

07/12/2011

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Plan To Enforce City Parking Meters On July 4th Stopped

Parking tickets have always been a solid source of potential revenue for Pittsburgh, but for years there’s been an exemption for the Regatta and Fourth of July.

06/29/2011

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