Still in the Pitts

D'Ambrosio, Jill
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/17/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31885, p41
Trade Publication
Reports on Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mayor Tom Murphy's introduction of a plan designed to generate savings through management initiatives. Murphy's comments on the city's tax base and structure; Revenue required by the city to fund a projected operating budget deficit.


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