Tag Archive | "Government"

#OccupyPittsburgh News

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

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#OccupyPittsburgh News

So we have visitors and locals alike spending their time in downtown Pittsburgh for #OccupyPittsburgh. It's been an ongoing rally over various states...

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St. Patrick’s Day Pittsburgh Restrictions

Thursday, March 10, 2011

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St. Patrick’s Day Pittsburgh Restrictions

Well just more glorious news regarding a holiday that was always adult oriented, will no be even more restricted on Saturday in Pittsburgh. Honestly, I won't even give it a thought to go down there and get involved in the mess, especially with the new rules and regulations they are going to enforce....

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Pittsburgh Council Says No To Parking Lease

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

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Pittsburgh Council Says No To Parking Lease

Thank freaking God that this plan didn't go through, Pittsburgh would have been crushed by it severely. Mayor Ravenstahl had the bright idea to privatize the parking leases throughout the city in order to try and figure out the pension system...

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Pittsburgh Parking Dilemma

Thursday, September 30, 2010

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Pittsburgh Parking Dilemma

So yesterday, if you're following me on twitter(@YinzPittsburgh), you probably saw me complaining about the Pittsburgh parking rates that were being considered.  I'm pretty sure this has been old news since the summer...

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2010 Looking Good For Pittsburgh Business

Thursday, August 19, 2010

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2010 Looking Good For Pittsburgh Business

There's at least one thing we can talk about in a positive light(when dealing with this economy). Pittsburgh has looked like it's shielded itself a slowish economy, and actually been a positive year for small business, and large company start ups.

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Pennsylvania Speaks Up

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

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Pennsylvania Speaks Up

Yesterday was primary election day for our lovely state of Pennsylvania. It's now more than apparent that Pennsylvanians want change as well, and removed politicians

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Pennsylvania Tax Amnesty Ads?

Friday, May 14, 2010

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Pennsylvania Tax Amnesty Ads?

So I was reading an article today about people who owe back taxes to the state of Pennsylvania.  Not a big deal for me really, as I pay may taxes just like all the other good citizens out there do yearly.  However, people are scared because of the ads they have shown making it look […]

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Ravenstahl, Friend of the Sugary Drink Tax

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

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Ravenstahl, Friend of the Sugary Drink Tax

I'd like to read a little quote to you that the Post-Gazette posted today about Mayor Luke Ravenstahl. He's come out in the public and said he supports the Sugary Drink Tax. Now, what's the Sugary Drink Tax you might say?

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Pittsburgh Firefighters-Random Drug Tests

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

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Pittsburgh Firefighters-Random Drug Tests

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is upset. He's upset that so many firefighters are getting arrested via drug charges, and he's had enough of it. So for the first time ever in the city...

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Table Games Could Keep Libraries Running

Thursday, October 22, 2009

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Table Games Could Keep Libraries Running

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is offended at the thought of closing any number of branch libraries around the city. The proposed bill that's close to being approved, would enable some of the table game revenue to be allocated...

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