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Pandemic to affect City economy for next five years, Mayor Peduto says

Mayor Bill Peduto predicts Pittsburgh City Government will feel the financial effects of the pandemic for the next five years.

By Priya Ray, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

Mayor Bill Peduto predicted Pittsburgh will be feeling the financial effects of the pandemic for the next five years, despite the City’s $85 million reserve budget mentioned during a Thursday press conference, which focused on the City’s fight against COVID-19.

Kumanchik keeps spot on primary ballot after court challenge

Pitt student Chris Kumanchik will appear on the democratic primary ballot for the District 3 seat on Pittsburgh City Council after being cleared from challenges on the validity of his petition for candidacy.

By Erica Guthrie, Senior Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Pitt student Chris Kumanchik, who is running for the 3rd District seat on Pittsburgh City Council, has been cleared from challenges on the validity of his petition for candidacy and will appear on the Democratic primary ballot.

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