Pittsburgh Mayor Proposes 2003 Tax Hikes, Spending Cuts
- PENNSYLVANIA: REBALANCING ACT. Braun, Martin Z. // Bond Buyer;11/19/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31268, p41
Reports on the introduction of a spending plan by Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Mayor Tom Murphy. Plans to refinance the city's outstanding debt; Savings expected from the refinancing deal.
- Pittsburgh City Council says budget deficit will not lead to layoffs. Hoffman, David // Bond Buyer;06/18/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30417, p32
Reports on Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Mayor Tom Murphy and the City Council's agreement not to enact a garbage tax or layoffs in response to revenue reports showing an estimated $2 million 1998 budget deficit. Strategies that the City Council will considered assuming there is a budget deficit;...
- Pittsburgh's Mayor Murphy announces new 10-year debt reduction plan. Demenchuk, Michael // Bond Buyer;10/15/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30252, p3
Reports that Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Mayor Tom Murphy unveiled a draft capital budget for 1998 that would reduce city debt by $5 million in 1998. Aim to retire slightly more debt that the city slated to borrow in 1997; Reactions from credit analysts; Bond sales performance from 1996 to 1997.
- Pittsburgh's mayor announces plan for balanced budget. Demenchuk, Michael // Bond Buyer;11/12/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30271, p1
Reports on the presentation of the capital budget for fiscal year 1997 of Pittsburgh by Mayor Tom Murphy. Optimism of Murphy that the budget meets the expectations of the Wall Street rating agency; How the city eliminated its expected $20 million deficit; Amount of fund balance left on the...
- Beating City Hall. Steigerwald, Bill // Reason;Feb2001, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p8
Reports on the decision of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Mayor Tom Murphy not to pursue his plan to remake the shopping district dubbed Market Place at Fifth & Forbes. Reason for dropping the project.
- Pittsburgh faces budget clash over garbage fees. Hoffman, David // Bond Buyer;11/09/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30765, p4
Focuses on Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Mayor Tom Murphy's presentation of an operating budget to the City Council. Inclusion of a garbage collection fee intended to fill a budget shortfall; Possible budget debate for the third straight year.
- Pittsburgh Mayor's Plea. D'Ambrosio, Jill // Bond Buyer;3/15/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31841, p1
Reveals that the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania needs tax reform, according to mayor Tom Murphy. Importance of new revenue to the city's overall recovery; Call for fairness in the city's tax structure; Revitalization of the city's downtown and its shift away from the steel industry toward...
- Still in the Pitts. D'Ambrosio, Jill // Bond Buyer;5/17/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31885, p41
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.
- Pittsburgh's Mayor and City Council hammer out compromise budget pact. Demenchuk, Michael // Bond Buyer;12/26/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30299, p2
Focuses on Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy and the city Council who have reached a compromise in their battle over the city's $314 million 1998 budget. Background information on Murphy; Views of David Miller the city's budget director.