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Corporate Agenda Dominates Pittsburgh's Budget
01/04/2004
Late in the afternoon on December 31, 2003 the Pittsburgh City Council adopted the operating budget for the next year. In an action that brought loud sighs of relief from the Downtown corporate towers to the Beechwood Boulevard mansions, the City Council decided to forget about all but parking tax revenue and just screw the poor instead. “Bravo!” shouted the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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