Rendell shafts the young

Okay, so the Post-Gazette is reporting that Governor Rendell is looking to bump up the state sales tax on the current range of taxable goods by 1% point, to 6%. Allegheny County and Philadelphia County will see their sales taxes move to 8% as each county has an independent 1% tax on the same list of taxable...

Time for Ravenstahl to Show What He is Worth

There is a big-time Democratic mayoral primary coming up in May and the current occupant of the office needs to prove to the city of Pittsburgh that he is more than just the accidental mayor. One opportunity to prove his medal is heating up as I type. The Pittsburgh Penguins could easily become the Kansas...