Former Police Chief Harper Sentenced To 18 Months In PrisonFormer Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy and tax evasion charges.
Harper To Lose $63,000 Pension For Guilty PleaPittsburgh's police pension fund says a former chief who pleaded guilty in a corruption case will lose a $63,000 pension.
Pittsburgh Thriving While Detroit's Economy DivesIt's a tale of two cities -- with two very different outcomes.
Peduto Introduces Bill To Keep Nighttime Parking FreeFree parking is the norm at most suburban shopping malls, but those who shop in Downtown Pittsburgh or the city's seven neighborhood business districts have to pull out the quarters to park their cars at metered spots, at least during the daytime. Evening parking has been free, but that changes in 2013 unless City Council acts.
Increased Parking Rates Not Helping City's Pension FundIf you park in the city, you know that the rates have gone up as city parking taxes have gone to bail out its grossly underfunded pensions. But even that added burden turns out not to be enough to set the pensions right.
City Council Votes To Roll Back Parking Meter EnforcementPittsburgh City Council has unanimously given final approval to a bill that will roll back parking meter enforcement hours.
City Pension Plan Not Sitting Well With StateA plan to generate hundreds of millions of dollars toward the city's depleted pension fund is not getting high marks from the state. A new report said that plans to get pensions at least half-way funded are not enough.
5 City Workers Being Paid To Sit At Home
City Council Passes Pension Rescue Plan
City Council Passes Another Plan To Save Pension Fund
Mayor, City Council Meet Over Pension Fund
New Pension Rescue Plan Means Higher Parking Rates