Denied its bid to light up the front of the Grant Street Transportation Center with electronic ads, Lamar Advertising is appealing to Commonwealth Court, and asking to be reimbursed for its investment. (P-G, Rich Lord 1; h/t Null Space)
Here we go loopty-loo.
Lamar is "demanding hundreds of thousands of dollars of the public's money for something they should never have been allowed to do," Mr. Peduto said. "Council has the ability to investigate, and to subpoena present and past employees," if no higher authority will step in, he said. (P-G, Rich Lord 2)
Given both current events and distant history, he might want to very deliberately and respectfully build his case among all nine members before threatening any form of Councilmatic action.
*-UPDATE: Hey, why not: