In the Spotlight

  • Third Sunset Review of County Government Completed

    Dated June 30th, 2014, the County Manager’s sunset review of County departments and agencies fulfills requirements in the Home Rule Charter and the County’s Administrative Code to analyze County departments and agencies and determine if there should be changes—whether to … Continue reading

Today's Blog

  • At Last PUC Becomes Reasonable

    It has just been announced that Lyft and Uber have been given permission to operate in Allegheny County.   The Commission, adopting a public service attitude and listening to reason as laid out in our Policy Brief of July 10, has … Continue reading

Taxpayer Q&A

  • What Will Happen in this Chapter 9 Bankruptcy?

    There is a big decision coming today in Detroit’s municipal bankruptcy filing under Chapter 9, a topic that we first researched in 2009.  So what happens in a Chapter 9 bankruptcy?