Pittsburgh Mayor Proposes 2003 Tax Hikes, Spending Cuts

Braun, Martin Z.
November 2002
Bond Buyer;11/13/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31512, p40
Trade Publication
Reports that Tom Murphy, mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, unveiled a 2003 budget that relies on alcohol tax hike and cuts in public safety spending to help cover a projected $60 million shortfall. Tax measures which have to be approved by the state's legislature; Percent increase in the fixed costs of the state; Targeted fund balance maintained by the state budget.


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