In the Spotlight

  • Promises and More Promises

    The Pittsburgh Promise program that provides scholarships of up to $10,000 for four years to graduates of Pittsburgh Public Schools who meet certain qualifications continues to grab headlines.  The program boasts of having spent over $55 million on 5,500 students.  … Continue reading

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  • An Uber Effect on Medallions?

    On the other side of our fair Commonwealth, the taxicab system is quite a world away in terms of regulation.  While Pittsburghers following the ridesharing debate in 2014 might have gained an understanding of the inner workings of the Public … Continue reading

Taxpayer Q&A

  • Will Act 47 Changes Work?

    The General Assembly has passed changes to the state municipal financial distress statute, Act 47.  One of the changes will allow in a boost to the Local Services Tax, but Pittsburgh would not be allowed to raise the tax.  Who … Continue reading