House successfully puts up a bipartisan vote on a Tax Code plan

House successfully puts up a bipartisan vote on a Tax Code plan

In a surprise move late Tuesday, House lawmakers moved a compromise Tax Code bill over to the Senate in the hopes of starting the process of wrapping up the budget process.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Farmer's market consultant hire spurs conversation on government waste

Farmer's market consultant hire spurs conversation on government waste

Pittsburgh Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith held a meeting to talk food policy and hunger groups with Pittsburgh non-profit and charity leaders. But the conversation quickly turned to a $46,000 resolution to hire a consultant to study the city’s farmers’ markets. 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh ICA approves city's $555 million proposed budget

Pittsburgh ICA approves city's $555 million proposed budget

During a special meeting of Pittsburgh’s Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority board Thursday, members approved the city’s proposed $555 million budget for 2018, 3-0.

The board was required to provide a vote on the proposed spending plan by Friday. Two members abstained from the vote, saying they weren’t confident that once the proposal went before City Council, it would face some major changes.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh
Press Conference Overview- October 17, 2017

Press Conference Overview- October 17, 2017

Watch an overview of some of the press events held at the Capitol Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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House lawmaker wants Congress to reimburse PA pension funds for quantitative easing losses

House lawmaker wants Congress to reimburse PA pension funds for quantitative easing losses

Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) struck an incremental win in his fight to have the federal government reimburse what he believes are state and municipal pension funds losses due to the Federal Reserve’s policy of quantitative easing in response to the 2008 economic downturn spurred by the subprime mortgage crisis when the House State Government Committee passed a resolution seeking Congress to reimburse Pennsylvania for the losses.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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