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September 2017

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A regional delegation, led by the GPCC, met with elected and public officials in Washington, D.C. including Senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey, Congressmen Mike Doyle, Keith Rothfus and G.T. Thompson, and Robert Powelson, member of FERC, to advocate for regional priorities.

GPCC Advances Regional Transportation, Workforce and Tax Priorities in Washington, D.C.

The Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) led a regional delegation visit to Washington D.C. last month to advocate on issues critical to economic development, job growth and quality of life in the 10-county Pittsburgh region.

Delegation members met with members of Congress from Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia region to advance regional priorities including the Pittsburgh Downtown-Uptown-Oakland-East End Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project; reauthorization of the Perkins Career & Technical Education Act; and the need for comprehensive federal tax reform.

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