US DOT grants $15M to URA for East Liberty project

June 19, 2012 Pittsburgh Business Times The city’s Urban Redevelopment Authority has landed a key $15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation that will jump-start the remaining phases of the Eastside development, which is helping to revitalize the urban border between East Liberty and Shadyside. Granted through the…

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US House Energy panel approves emergency reliability bill

June 7, 2012 Platts Power generators scored a victory in their quest to eliminate the risk of environmental violations stemming from US Department of Energy orders to supply electricity during grid emergencies with the unanimous passage Thursday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee of a power subcommittee bill Thursday.…

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House approves defense budget that would retain 911th

May 19, 2012 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House, ignoring a White House veto threat, on Friday approved a $642 billion defense budget that breaks a deficit-cutting deal with President Barack Obama and blocks his administration’s plans to close a local military base.

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Doyle is there for us

April 16, 2012 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette I am writing in response to Gerard Pasquerell’s April 5 letter regarding U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle’s perceived lack of assistance to the city of Clairton. I can assure Mr. Pasquerell that the congressman has been very responsive to the needs of Clairton and has provided…

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