Monday, May 20, 2013
Free First-Time Homebuyer Education Workshop
A free home buying workshop will be held at 744 Rebecca Avenue, Wilkinsburg, PA at 6:00 pm sponsored by Pittsburgh Housing Development Association, Inc., Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation, and Dollar Bank. We'll show you how you can own your own home including information about: - Credit counseling and restoration programs - Grant money for closing costs - Affordable mortgages and down payment options - Programs to help public housing residents, section 8 tenants and renters - Your free credit report including a credit evaluation
Some on the 15 member Allegheny County Council say they need an increase in their 3-thousand dollar expense account. County Council members are each allotted 9-thousand dollars in annual stipends plus up to 3-thousand dollars in expenses to cover mileage, equipment and supplies. Now according to the county home-rule charter these amounts can be increased every five years by up to 5-percent. There has been no change since the year 2000.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Given the problems with the new health care law, should Congress and the president go through the law piece by piece to improve it, repeal the entire law and start over again or leave the law as it is?