In the Spotlight

  • Gaming Revenues Rose in 2015

    Combined Gross Terminal Revenues (GTR) for Pennsylvania’s slot parlors came in at $2.366 billion in 2015, edging the 2014 total by about two percent.  While this ends a two-year skid for GTR statewide, the 2015 value still fell below that … Continue reading

Today's Blog

  • City Job Count Via the LST

    The City of Pittsburgh’s 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report was released today.  Its 195 pages are available for perusal here and it is chock full of details on City finances as is the case every year. One item worth attention … Continue reading

Taxpayer Q&A

  • Statutory Changes for ICA?

    An article from the weekend states that there could be bi-partisan legislation in the General Assembly coming to make some changes to the oversight board.  What were some of the changes we suggested three and half years ago?