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
The Pennsylvania Tourism Office reported to a state House Committee that efforts to market itself as a destination for tourists is falling behind neighboring states due to six years of funding cuts now a $10 million budget being outspent by New York 5-1 and Virginia 3-1. Reporting studies showing Pennsylvania losing 37 million visitors-spending $7.7 billion and over $400 million lost in state tax revenue due to underfunding tourism efforts. The report concluded that an investment in tourism generates more income for the Commonwealth.
If Democrats decide to filibuster Judge Gorsuch nomination should Republicans deploy the nuclear option allowing his confirmation with a simple majority?