In the Spotlight

  • Why is RAD Still Funding PAT?

    The Port Authority’s (PAT) fiscal year ended June 30th. The same day, the four year contract between PAT and its largest union also ended. That contract began July 1, 2012. Think back four years: at the time, the Governor came … Continue reading

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  • ICA Reforms on Way to Governor

    The proposed reforms for the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (ICA) contained in state legislation have passed both chambers of the General Assembly.  We wrote about the reforms (here and here) and much of what the legislation will do is to improve … Continue reading

Taxpayer Q&A

  • What Do ICA Changes Entail?

    Last week the Governor signed legislation making changes to the oversight board for Pittsburgh.  Coupled with changes that came in 2014 affecting the statute that governs municipal financial distress under Act 47, that impacts Pittsburgh–the only City under financial oversight … Continue reading