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City introduces Fiscal Focus website

City introduces Fiscal Focus website

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke The City of Pittsburgh launched a new budget and financial data website Feb. 4 in an effort to be more transparent in its spending of taxpayer money. The website, titled Fiscal Focus Pittsburgh, features interactive visuals of the city’s income and expenditures, and can be accessed by the […]

Government shutdown over, fiscal debate looms

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor The government shutdown may be over and the fight to raise the debt ceiling got a temporary reprieve, but economic experts said the coming budget battles will be much more significant. Last week, President Barack Obama signed a deal that passed Congress to end the 16-day shutdown, bringing […]