Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald released his proposed operating and capital budget for 2015.
After 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.
The state Senate has approved a multi-billion dollar transportation spending proposal. It now heads back to the House.
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.
The Allegheny County Council passed a 21 percent increase in property taxes. The vote went along party lines, 11-4.