Pittsburgh Slams UPMC's Defense Of Tax-Exempt Status

Law360, New York (June 26, 2013, 9:02 PM EDT) -- The city of Pittsburgh and its mayor Luke Ravenstahl on Tuesday asked a Pennsylvania federal judge to drop a lawsuit defending the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's tax-exempt status, calling the hospital’s allegations of a politically motivated attack on its status “irresponsible.”

The city bashed UPMC's suit in a motion to dismiss Tuesday, rejecting claims that its decision to challenge UPMC’s tax-exempt status was designed to divert attention from a federal investigation of corruption within the police department and arguing that the tangled battle between the...
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