Allegheny County Judge Grants Drink Tax Injunction
January 2, 2009, 8:55 pm
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We are happy to announce today that Allegheny Court of Common Pleas Judge Judith Olson heard our arguments and granted the injunction that will stop the County from expending Drink and Car Rental tax monies for anything but the Port Authority.  Click on the links below for more news coverage:

Judge: Drink Tax Revenue Must Go to Mass Transit, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Judge: Drink Tax Surplus is for Port Authority, KDKA-TV

Judge Grants Drink Tax Injunction Against Allegheny County, WTAE-TV

dan-onorato

Mr. Onorato is shocked.

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Kickoff Event Media Coverage
June 18, 2008, 2:15 pm
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Our Whiskey Rebellion II Kickoff Party was a huge success with nearly 1,000 people in attendance. Check out some of the great news coverage we received from our event:

KDKA- Group Launches Campaign To End Drink Tax

KDKA –
Group Wants Voters To Decide Drink Tax’s Fate

WTAE –
Petition Would Force Drink Tax To Ballot

WPXI –
Drink Tax Opponents Kick Off Whiskey Rebellion II

Trib –
Whiskey Rebellion II Targets County’s Drink Tax


Policy Brief: PAT Costs Still Out of Line With Other Bus Systems
June 7, 2008, 9:51 pm
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Jake Haulk and his team at the Allegheny County Institute for Public Policy does some great, insightful work – they’re true Patriots looking out for the public’s welfare. Check out the following Policy Brief – this unfair Drink Tax is basically fulfilling the old saying about throwing good money after bad!

Policy Brief – PAT Costs Still Out of Line with Other Bus Systems