Pa. Senate OKs Allegheny Port Authority Restructuring Bill

Law360, Philadelphia (June 19, 2013, 2:03 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Senate on Tuesday gave approval to a bill restructuring the Port Authority of Allegheny County, stripping the county executive of the sole power to appoint members to the authority’s board and spreading it among a wider group of stakeholders and legislators.

Senate Bill 700, which originally would have allowed the county executive to appoint only one of the nine members of the Port Authority board, won passage after amendments were included on Monday increasing the county executive appointments to four while handing the others...
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