Brian O'Neill

Brian O’Neill: Train shipments bring cause to pause

Hazardous materials come by train every day through here, too.

2 days ago

Brian O'Neill: Tough scrutiny ought to be the cost of tax-exempt status

Nonprofits’ argument to win tax exemptions is questionable.

6 days ago

Brian O’Neill: Nonprofits show their political muscle

Never bet against the nonprofit industrial complex in Pennsylvania. The battle over charities could reach voters in the fall.

1 week ago

Brian O'Neill: The case against shale tax is running out of gas

There’s no logical rebuttal to gas drilling severance tax.

1 week ago

 Small is beautiful: Construction takes place last month at Market Street Grocery, 435 Market St.

Brian O’Neill: Why Downtown Pittsburgh keeps getting better, bit by bit

The power of incremental building: The demise of top-down development for Downtown has been its greatest boost.

2 weeks ago

Brian O'Neill: Green vs. gray solutions at Alcosan making no one happy

Fixing Alcosan’s problems is neither easy nor cheap.

2 weeks ago

Brian O’Neill: Old Allegheny County meetings last an eternity

You won’t lose any sleep poring over old county commission meeting minutes.

3 weeks ago

Brian O'Neill: Pennsylvania nonprofits not so noble in aiming for new law

Rep. Frankel says state nonprofits “made a deal with the devil, with the health care systems’’ to pass Act 55.

3 weeks ago

Brian O’Neill: Hotel strategies depict tale of two cities

Pittsburgh can show Cleveland the folly of hotel subsidies.

1 month ago


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