Budget Deal Near With Higher Sales Tax, More School FundingA potential deal to break Pennsylvania's budget stalemate in its fifth month includes a state sales tax increase, expanded school property tax cuts and hundreds of millions of new dollars for public schools, top state lawmakers said Monday.
EXCLUSIVE: Wolf Talks Election, Budget In First TV Interview Since WinGovernor-elect Tom Wolf was in Pittsburgh this evening to support Rich Fitzgerald's bid for re-election as county executive.
Proposed Allegheny County Budget Released, Restaurant Report GradesAllegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald released his proposed operating and capital budget for 2015.
Pa. House Passes Transportation Funding BillAfter debating a major, multi-billion dollar transportation bill this afternoon, the Pennsylvania House has now passed it. Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to sign it.
Pa. Senate Approves Multi-Billion Dollar Transportation Spending ProposalThe state Senate has approved a multi-billion dollar transportation spending proposal. It now heads back to the House.
Fitzgerald Throws Cold Water On Tax Hike In 2013After 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.
Allegheny County Council Passes Property Tax IncreaseThe Allegheny County Council passed a 21 percent increase in property taxes. The vote went along party lines, 11-4.