The Ravenstahl administration has announced a mature, productive response to city council's subpoena concerning provision of fresh(er) pension data to state officials: The relevant information is to be provided, without acknowledgment of the subpoena's validity (or establishment of precedent in that regard). A good result from several perspectives.
City officials also deserve credit for a fine first step toward enforcing laws, regulations and civilized norms along South Side's Carson Street corridor throughout the weekend. According to the Post-Gazette, police encountered spontaneous applause from residents of the alcohol-saturated (and, on Fridays and Saturdays, urine-stained) neighborhood as they issued parking citations, arrested public urinators and investigated the weekly shooting.
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