Redeveloping the Lower Hill District, where once stood the Civic Arena, or in its later years the renamed Mellon Arena, has taken an interesting new twist. Instead of relying on the creation of a tax increment financing (TIF) district, the … Continue reading →
The Basic Education Funding Commission held a hearing in Pittsburgh on Monday, and according to printed reports it is the final meeting of the Commission as it will release its recommendations in June. It will be up to the General … Continue reading →
The Allegheny Institute was featured in an editorial over the weekend on arguments over the minimum wage. What group strongly supported a hike in the minimum wage in 2012 and what were the shortcomings of their argument?