The first quarter of 2013 is at an end and that means it is time to sum up our progress year-to-date against our three-year plan to provide “Sustainable Prosperity” for our region. More than 450 Regional Investors and partners turned out on April 2 at the Fairmont Pittsburgh. It was great to see everyone.
Part of the power of Pittsburgh is the way that individuals come together to find solutions across sectors, organizations and interests. That is exemplified in the robust discussions generated at the Robert M. Mill Labor-Management Lecture Series, which returns to the Community College of Allegheny County on this coming Monday, Dec. 3.
Our region has temporarily averted crippling transit cutbacks thanks to Tuesday’s agreement by Allegheny County and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to provide funding to keep buses and light-rail trains rolling for another year. (You can read the news release from the county here, and the Allegheny Conference’s release here.)
A spirit of collaboration and public-private partnership has set the stage for the western PA-eastern Ohio-northern West Virginia “Tech Belt” to lead the way in revitalizing American manufacturing. The White House announced Thursday that the Department of Defense will provide $30 million to establish a National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute in Youngstown, [...]
PARIS – For the past 10 days, I’ve been traveling with Suzi Pegg, vice president of global marketing for the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on the 2011 European Festivals Tour. Because the PSO is considered one of the world’s elite orchestras, the [...]
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