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Allegheny Conference joins business community representatives from across state testifying at House Local Government Committee Hearing. Senate Bill 1429 called ‘ultimate in local control.’ ...Read more
As huge generators of economic growth and the two largest governments in the 10-county region, Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh require special attention for functional and structural reforms to benefit the region. The better the coordination among these two governments, the more effective the development and execution of a regional agenda for economic growth and quality of life will be. ...Read more
Brian K. Jensen, Ph.D. has been named the executive director of the Pennsylvania Economy League of Southwestern PA (PELSW) which serves the 10 county Pittsburgh region. ...Read more
According to a recent report by the state Public Employee Retirement Commission, pension plans in many municipalities in Pennsylvania are financially distressed. ...Read more
Given the decline in full time officers, communities and residents are at a higher risk and with limited resources, training, and investigative crime ― crime resolution is not at a high level. This study promotes regionalization of police forces to enhance coverage across all communities in Luzerne County. ...Read more