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New Bill Could Provide More Transportation Funding Through Gas Tax

The Pennsylvania Senate will vote this week on a transportation bill.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/03/2013

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New Pittsburgh Promise Fundraising Effort Announced

A major announcement regarding the Pittsburgh Promise is expected Monday morning.

04/22/2013

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State Senators Propose $100 Surcharge On Moving Violations

To pay for bridge and road repairs and better fund public transit, a bi-partisan group of state senators, led by Rafferty, wants to add a $100 surcharge to the current fines for moving violations.

KDKA-TV–04/19/2013

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Rally To Be Held To Push For Long-Term Transit Fix

There is a push by local business and community leaders to come up with a long-term solution to public transportation in Pittsburgh.

04/18/2013

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Sen. Casey Proposes Bill To Advance Locks & Dams Upgrades

The bad condition of the area’s locks and dams is obvious. For 21 years, David Boyd — who now captains a tow boat — has seen the problems coming.

02/15/2013

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Many Parents Risking Retirement Funds To Send Kids To College

It’s a dilemma that many parents face – how to help fund a child’s college education. But with tuition costs so high, financial advisors worry that parents may be risking their own retirement to help their kids.

02/07/2013

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Funding Secured For Hill District Grocery Store

Can it really be happening? A full-service grocery store in the Hill District off Centre Avenue just up from Crawford Square and Downtown Pittsburgh?

11/08/2012

World War II Memorial

Visitors to Market Square were treated to swing music of the 1940′s Thursday afternoon, in the style of USO performances.

09/06/2012

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Port Authority Looking To Tap Into Regional Asset Sales Tax To Shore Up Funding

The largest service cuts in the history of the Port Authority are on hold, at least for the next year; but the fight for funding is far from over. The Port Authority is looking to tap the Regional Asset Sales Tax to shore up its funding; however, arts groups funded by RAD say that’s not what the tax is for.

09/06/2012

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USO Performances Kickoff Final Fundraising Effort For WWII Memorial

Visitors to Market Square were treated to swing music of the 1940′s Thursday afternoon, in the style of USO performances.

09/06/2012

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City Controller: Money Problems Looming For Pittsburgh

City Controller Michael Lamb has issued his latest findings on the City of Pittsburgh’s financial status and it’s not all good news.

07/09/2012

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American Cancer Society Talks About How They Fund Research

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to ACS spokesperson Lynne Ayers about how they determine who gets cancer research funding.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/29/2011

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Finding Dedicated Funding For Public Transportation

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to the Allegheny Conference’s Ken Zapinsky about possible revenue streams for public transportation that Harrisburg is sitting on.

08/22/2011

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Library Initiative Gets Enough Signatures, To Go On Ballot

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is in need of some serious financial support. Several local groups have been working to generate funding for quite some time; and today, supporters presented a petition to City Council.

07/26/2011

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Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Helping Transit Riders

A group of local organizations has created a website to provide information about Port Authority’s service cuts and transit issues in general.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/30/2011

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