In The News

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015

2018
Neighborhood Assistance Program Tax Credit to Double
Greater Pittsburgh Chamber (October 2018)

Statement on the Final Passage of House Bill 645 from Matt Smith, President of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, an Allegheny Conference on Community Development Affiliate
Greater Pittsburgh Chamber (October 2018)

Statement from GPCC President Matt Smith on Today’s Reauthorization of Perkins Act (CTE funding)
Greater Pittsburgh Chamber (July 2018)

Statement from Matt Smith, President of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, and Darrin Kelly, President, Allegheny County Labor Council, on the Passage of PA House Bill 1419 (Clean Slate)
Greater Pittsburgh Chamber (June 2018)

Statement from Matt Smith, President of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, on the Passage of PA Senate Bill 1056
Greater Pittsburgh Chamber (June 2018)

Statement from Jenn Beer, Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, on the passage of PA House Bill 645 by the PA House of Representatives
Allegheny Conference/Greater Pittsburgh Chamber (April 2018)

New Port Authority CEO taking a community approach
Pittsburgh Business Times (April 2018)

Jake Wheatley hosts meeting to support emerging businesses
Pittsburgh Courier (spring 2018)

Airport Overhaul: Changes at Pittsburgh International acknowledge the new reality
Pittsburgh Quarterly (spring 2018)

Statement: Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce on the Pennsylvania Senate Finance Committee Passage of PA House Bill 2017
Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce (January 2018)

Amazon Announces Pittsburgh Makes the List
Allegheny Conference (January 2018)


2017

Matt Smith: It’s time to talk about a ‘growth agenda’
Pittsburgh Business Times (September 2017)

$5,500 grants given to 6 Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship alumni
Pittsburgh Tribune Review (June 2017)

NAP Coalition: Advocating Increased Investment in Communities
WPXI’s Our Region’s Business (June 2017)

Allegheny Conference hails pension reform bill
Pittsburgh Business Times (June 2017)

Statement: Allegheny Conference and Pittsburgh Chamber on Passage of State Pension Reform Bill
Allegheny Conference/Greater Pittsburgh Chamber (June 2017)

State pension reform fast-tracking at Capitol
The Tribune-Democrat (June 2017)

Matt Smith: Improving infrastructure vital for region
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (May 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)