Our Region's Business is a Sunday-morning business affairs program co-produced by the Allegheny Conference on Community Development and WPXI-TV that aims to play a positive role in the Pittsburgh region by providing business news, information and commentary in a lively and entertaining format. The program is hosted by veteran broadcast journalist Bill Flanagan, who is executive vice president, corporate relations at the Allegheny Conference and its affiliated organizations.
Since May 2002, the Pittsburgh region's leading economic development organization and the unit of Cox Television have collaborated to raise awareness of important issues facing employers in the region, highlight entrepreneurs and other business leaders, and provide useful information to help employers grow. Additionally, the program focuses on issues that are getting in the way of business investment and job growth, with the goal of influencing policy decisions to improve the business climate and quality of life in the region.
Our Region's Business airs on Sundays at 11:00 a.m. on WPXI-TV and is rebroadcast on PCNC-TV at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. that day, and 3:30 p.m. on the subsequent Monday.
For more information about Our Region's Business, contact Associate Producer Ben Kamber at 412.281.4783 x4535.
Columbia Gas Embarks on Major Pipeline Replacement Project
Columbia Gas is making a big investment to replace more than 1,600 miles of below-the-ground natural gas pipelines in communities throughout our region. The project, which began in 2007, will take 17 more years to complete at a cost of $180 million per year. Mark Kempic, president of Columbia Gas of Maryland and Pennsylvania, discusses why there's a need to replace our aging natural gas infrastructure and what people can expect if their communities' pipes need to be replaced. View below.
Additional segments from this week's show:
Originally aired on WPXI: October 5, 2014