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Politics - Local


Allegheny County manager suggests consolidation of departments

Allegheny County could save $250,000 annually if it “co-mingled” its real estate department with its Office of Property Assessments.



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


Bonds could save Pennsylvania's pension problem, but come with a risk

Actuaries found that infusing the systems with $9 billion from pension obligation bonds could reduce employer contributions $24.5 billion.




 

Politics - Nation


House GOP votes to sue Obama

On nearly party-line vote -- all Democrats and five Republicans opposing it -- House asserts that president violated the Constitution,



House approves $17 billion for VA upgrades

The $17 billion bipartisan measure would create 27 new VA medical facilities and let veterans access care at non-VA hospitals and clinics.


 


 

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