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Politics - Local


Panel calls for better centralization among Allegheny County's libraries

A county-city panel Tuesday issued a report on the future of libraries in Allegheny County, recommending more centralization of services.


 

Politics - State


Internet poll shows Corbett-Wolf race tightening

The poll was conducted for CBS and the New York Times by the internet polling firm YouGov.



PUC advised to approve Lyft, Uber

The PUC will consider whether to allow the ride-sharing companies to operate locally. Meanwhile, “e-hailing” app Hailo is eyeing Pittsburgh.


 

Politics - Nation


Big money to fight big donors

Mayday’s odd alliance will spend $12 million to help elect lawmakers who back curbing influence of wealthy donors.



Report finds Medicare finances improving partly due to Obamacare, hospital expenses

Annual trustees forecast of two largest entitlement programs shows forces reining in health care spending are extending Medicare funds.


 


 

Early Returns


NYT/CBS: Wolf, 52; Corbett, 39

A new survey shows Democrat Tom Wolf leading Gov. Tom Corbett but by a clear but somewhat smaller margin than previous post-


Tax policy? It depends.

The details of tax policy, more than almost anything else in politics, make people???s eyes glaze over. It???s a shame that

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