From College News - Associated Press reports that Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, public schools, reach deal to drop first ever tuition tax.
The Associated Press reports brief, but welcome, news for Pittsburgh students worried about potentially paying what would be the nation’s first ever tuition tax. Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravensthal has agreed to drop the tax.
Speaking on the condition of anonymity, sources told the AP that the details of the deal would be announced Monday. However, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times, the Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education released a statement on the deal, saying that the PCHE would “continue to be part of the solution, as the nonprofit community and others step up once again to assist the city.”
By Jon Graef