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Pittsburgh Mayor Wants to Tax College Tuition

November 10, 2009
 
 

Luke Ravenstahl, mayor of Pittsburgh, is proposing a 1 percent tax on college tuition, hoping to raise millions to help close the city's deficit, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. Like other cities, Pittsburgh has long complained about the impact of tax exempt institutions on city services. The plan is expected to face strong opposition from colleges and universities.

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