Saturday, March 16, 2013
Leap Into S. Patrick's Day with Family Fun at Fifth Avenue Place
This St. Patrick's Day, Fifth Avenue Place is your Downtown Destination! Following the St. Patrick's Day parade, bring the whole family to Fifth Avenue Place and show your Irish spirit with live music, "Lucky Charms" from the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, the cheery face painting leprechaun, or "Putt-for-Prize!" http://www.fifthavenueplacepa.com/fap2/calendar/index2013.shtml
A Joint resolution proposed to amend the Pennsylvania constitution by giving the General Assembly authority to define who is or is not an "Institution of Purely Public Charity," has drawn criticism from the Peduto administration. Senate bill-4 would transfer power from local officials to the Pennsylvania General Assembly in determining what criteria must be satisfied to qualify for real estate tax exemption. Kevin Acklin, Chief of Staff to Mayor Peduto, says the bill disrupts the "status quo" and eliminates the city's ability to negotiate with its nonprofits in exchange for services.
Do you think Governor Corbett's appointment during his last week in office should be allowed to remain head of the State Office of Open Records?