PA officials express concern over federal action on health care, religious liberties

PA officials express concern over federal action on health care, religious liberties

A number of Pennsylvania officials over the last several days have publicly urged the President and Congress to not take action on a number of pressing issues at the federal level.

Thursday, May 4, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Speaker Turzai voices opposition to Wolf’s proposed tax on computer and technology services

Speaker Turzai voices opposition to Wolf’s proposed tax on computer and technology services

House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) this week voiced his opposition to the currently proposed closure of a purported sales and use tax loophole that allows certain computer and technology services to avoid charging the Pennsylvania sales tax.

 

According to the balance sheet accompanying the governor’s proposed budget, the governor proposed closing this “special interest tax loophole” to generate about $330.3 million in the coming fiscal year.

Thursday, May 4, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Pittsburgh to start distributing free water filters next week

Pittsburgh to start distributing free water filters next week

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto announced this week that the city will start distributing free water filters next week as part of the citywide effort at lead remediation.

 

According to the administration, the effort will start with distribution first being available to expectant mothers and families with children less than six years old.

Thursday, May 4, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: Pittsburgh
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