Pittsburgh’s Mayor steps into orchestra strike

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says he’s staying in touch with both sides in an effort to end the lockout.

Peduto said the PSO, more than a century old, survived the city’s “darkest days” when industry collapsed and shouldn’t be forced to close now that the city is growing. He said the city must do everything possible to keep the doors open and preserve a valuable cultural asset.

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  • Simple … the city must raise taxes to support the diversion of the few .Will Pittsburgh
    raise taxes ?? Does raising taxes fall under doing everything possible to keep
    an orchestra flourishing in a style to which it is accustomed .
    Perhaps the mayor will enlighten us as to what he would do to keep the doors open
    for this valuable cultural asset .

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