1. Here's the roundup of Gov. Tom Corbett's budget address. The governor's campaign was up with a radio commercial this morning touting his boost in education funding and trying to distance him from the rest of the Harrisburg crowd.
2. Planners are questioning the parking for a Whole Foods expansion in booming East Liberty.
3. Also booming: applications for concealed weapons permits in Allegheny County.
4. Some community groups have questions about pending city legislation meant to clear red tape blocking redelopment of vacant properties (aka, land-banking).
5. It took hours of debate and closed-door recess, but Pittsburgh City Council at last approved Mayor Bill Peduto's pick for city solicitor over criticisms from councilors Ricky Burgess and Darlene Harris.