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  • Transit Fund is Overflowing

    Allegheny County’s Transit Fund–the Fund that holds the revenues generated by taxes on liquor/malt beverages and car rentals–is running a surplus, again.  The most recent Taxpayer Alert from the County Controller’s office shows the Fund’s surplus was $16 million in … Continue reading

Colin McNickle at Large

  • Memorial essay: Stepping forth

    It is recorded in the annals of the golden age of radio that on May 29, 1943, comedian Jack Benny signed off the air for the summer with words dead serious — words said to have stirred a nation quite … Continue reading