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  • How Are PA’s Big City Pensions Faring in 2014?

    In 2009, the Allegheny Institute released a report examining the pension systems in Pennsylvania’s ten largest cities based on population.  Since municipalities administer their own pensions, subject to state law, and there are separate pension plans for different types of … Continue reading

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  • The Mayor’s First Budget

    Pittsburgh’s Mayor is submitting his first budget to the oversight board today.  In 2007, the previous Mayor submitted his first budget to overseers for the budget year.  What did the City budget look like then, and what were the dominant … Continue reading