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2017

Moonshine, riverfronts and regional cooperation: Takeaways from the Chamber RVA’s Pittsburgh Intercity trip
Richmond Times-Dispatch (April 2017)

Technology innovation the focus of chamber event
Pittsburgh Business Times (April 2017)

PennDOT seeks grant to improve safety on Parkway West near Fort Pitt Tunnel
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (March 2017)

Inside the Commonwealth’s Budget Challenge
WPXI’s Our Region’s Business (February 2017)

Manufacturing leader optimistic for industry’s future
Pittsburgh Business Times (February 2017)



2016

Pennsylvania Needs Infrastructure Investment, But Getting It Could Be Tough
90.5 WESA (December 2016)

Pittsburgh Promise to extend to employment
TribLIVE.com (December 2016)

City encourages ‘Pittsburgh Promise’ scholarship recipients to stay in area
WPXI-TV (December 2016)

Pittsburgh Promise graduates: This grant could help you land a job at home
The Incline (December 2016)

Finish Lines: Matt Smith
Mt. Lebanon Magazine (October 2016)

Local Chamber Spotlight: Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce 
Catalyst Magazine (October 2016)

House passes water resources bill that includes funding for Upper Ohio locks
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (September 2016)

Smith pushes partnership, building economy at Chamber breakfast
New Pittsburgh Courier (August 2016)

Delayed decision on grants leaves redevelopment plans in limbo
Pittsburgh Tribune Review (August 2016)

Mt. Lebanon resident transitions from public office to regional advocacy
Mt. Lebanon Almanac (May 2016)

Bethel Park-based SHIM celebrates the South Hills
Mt. Lebanon Almanac (May 2016)

Pittsburgh and Philadelphia Unite to Tackle Pension Crisis
WPXI’s “Our Region’s Business” (May 2016)

Neighborhood Assistance Program Must Be Expanded
WPXI’s “Our Region’s Business” (May 2016)

Matt Smith: Region’s workforce, transportation issues are Pittsburgh Chamber’s focus
Washington Observer-Reporter (April 2016)

GPCC President Matt Smith Featured on Comcast Newsmakers
“Comcast Newsmakers” (April 2016)

Bipartisanship Advances Region’s Legislative Agenda
WPXI’s “Our Region’s Business” (February 2016)

Chamber President Matt Smith Featured on KQV Radio’s PNC Business Journal
KQV Radio (January 2016)



2015

Newsmaker: Laura Ellsworth
Pittsburgh Tribune Review (December 2015)

Pennsylvania Leaders Protest Six-Month Budget Impasse, Calling It “Criminal”
Nonprofit Quarterly (December 2015)

As Pittsburgh Grapples With A Changing Workforce, The Fight For 15 Comes To Town
International Business Times (October 2015)

Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce Visits Capitol Hill
WPXI’s “Our Region’s Business” (September 2015)

On Location: Capitol Hill – Our Region’s Transportation Infrastructure
WPXI’s “Our Region’s Business” (September 2015)

On Location, Capitol Hill – International Trade and Ex-Im Bank Financing
WPXI’s “Our Region’s Business” (September 2015)

Challenges expected to paid sick leave law
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (August 2015)