Pittsburgh mayor, official spar over 'Undercover Boss' fund

January 24, 2015 12:32 AM

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The county controller said Friday she's withholding money from a Pittsburgh tourism agency until it details contributions linked to the mayor's appearance on "Undercover Boss," a move the mayor is calling a "cheap political stunt."

Mayor Bill Peduto appeared on the CBS show last month and pledged $155,000 to help four needy city workers. Peduto has stressed that tax revenue wouldn't be used and that corporate and institutional donors — including VisitPittsburgh — had pledged to pay for it.

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