The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The Cathedral of Learning.

Editorial | Pitt needs to start paying taxes

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 1, 2022
The University should pay taxes for the number of resources Pitt uses from the city, despite its tax-exempt status.
Opinion | Don’t fall for billionaire propaganda — strengthening the IRS is a good thing

Opinion | Don’t fall for billionaire propaganda — strengthening the IRS is a good thing

By Jack Troy, Opinions Editor June 15, 2021
America’s highest earners are terrified of a robust IRS and they’re hoping to manipulate the public into bailing them out.
President Joe Biden speaks in Pittsburgh on March 31, 2021.

‘Once in a generation investment’: Biden proposes new infrastructure plan in Pittsburgh

By Millicent Watt, Senior Staff Writer April 1, 2021
President Joe Biden laid out his $2 trillion American Jobs Plan in Collier on Wednesday afternoon. He said this plan will help rebuild infrastructure and provide job opportunities, in hopes of stimulating America’s economy and decreasing federal debt.
Becky Cunningham casts her ballot at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in State College, Pa., April 26, 2016. (Nabil K. Mark/Centre Daily Times/TNS)

Editorial: PA ballot question doesn’t solve property tax problem

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 9, 2017

If you voted Tuesday in Pennsylvania’s election, you were presented with an interesting ballot question — should the state legislature allow local taxing authorities to exempt 100 percent of any family’s...

Editorial: Republican candidates’ tax proposals out-of-touch

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 19, 2015

If you haven’t heard Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, Ind-Vt., complain about how little the “billionaire class” pays in taxes by now, you might as well have never heard him speak at all. “Let...

Editorial: Gambling an inefficient way to solve Pennsylvania budget crisis

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 12, 2015

One hundred seven days into the fiscal year without a budget, it’s safe to say that Gov. Tom Wolf is having a difficult time working with Republicans in Harrisburg. The main talking point over this...

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