Allegheny County Headed to Court Over Plan to Spend Drink Taxes

“Drink and car rental fee collections above the $32 million budgeted for 2008 will be used for debt service related to roads and bridges in my 2009 budget, as allowed by Commonwealth law,” – Chief Executive Dan Onorato, 2009 Budget Address

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Mr. Onorato may have to find a different way to fund bridge and road repairs.

What Commonwealth law was the Executive referring to in his address? 

Here’s another Policy Brief from the Allegheny County Institute for Public Policy explaining why Allegheny County is about to lose yet another lawsuit!

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