The Allegheny Conference on Community Development works to stimulate economic growth and improve the quality of life in the Pittsburgh region. The Allegheny Conference relies upon the Regional Investors Council – leaders of more than 300 companies and organizations – to provide time, talent and resources to advance our Agenda.
As the Labor Day weekend brings to a close the traditional summer vacation season, many of us will be outdoors, enjoying the beautiful rivers throughout our region. Yet, as Allegheny Conference board member Nick DeIuliis noted last Sunday in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, appearances can be deceiving. We learned again over the weekend that our archaic wastewater infrastructure is, as Nick put it, “vastly insufficient” in its...
The Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives passed different versions of state pension reform earlier this year. But they're not done yet.
So we're encouraged by those legislative leaders who have indicated their intention to bring the issue back up in the fall and work towards passing legislation with substantive reform that can be signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf. Read more.