Cash-Strapped Pittsburgh Hoping for Tax Reform Bill to Pass
- Regional update: Pittsburgh. // Economic Trends (07482922);Apr98, p15
Describes the economy of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Industry share of total nonfarm employment in the Pittsburgh metropolitan statistical area (MSA) and the United States in 1979 and 1997; Largest employers in the MSA; Shift from manufacturing-based to a service-sector economy.
- New year, old ideas. Dickerson, Linda A. // Executive Report;Feb96, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p5
Editorial. Focuses on why the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania region will remain economically stagnant if there are no changes made during 1996. Reasons for Pittsburgh region lack of leadership; Why there is a need for new ideas; Pittsburgh region's classification in the world economy.
- We can! Parks, Timothy // Executive Report;Feb98, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p3
Opinion. Presents the author's opinion on what should be the focus of the Pittsburgh region in order to be successful. Significance of the Nike slogans `Just Do It' and `You Can' on the region's success; Applications of the slogans on the region; Operating principle for the Pittsburgh Regional...
- Bad karma? Dickerson, Linda A. // Executive Report;Dec96, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p3
Examines Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's economic conditions in relation to its job generating capacity. Implications of regional increase in creating jobs; Effect of progress in priority areas.
- Militancy doesn't work. Urban, Jim // Executive Report;Jan1996, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p4
Opinion. Offers information on presidential nominee Bill Clinton and his interaction with Pittsburgh's teachers at the American Federation of Teachers instead of the steel workers. Reason Clinton unionized teachers in July 1992; Actions of the United Auto Workers at the Caterpillar...
- The road to prosperity. Gagetta, Vince // Executive Report;Jan1997, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p30
Reveals that State Route 28 has transformed Armstrong County in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from a rural county to a bedroom community. Spur of residential and commercial developments; Increase in population; County as a place for businesses to relocate or expand.
- `The care about regions'. Urban, Jim // Executive Report;Oct96, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p4
Highlights the need for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to eliminate parochial attitudes and market it as one region with plenty to offer. Region's economic development; Difference between parochialism and regionalism; Regional property tax-base sharing program among the counties of southwestern...
- The ghost of Christmas parties past. Crowley, Kelly // Executive Report;Dec97, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p30
Reports the changes in the 1997 Christmas parties in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Decline in the number of parties booked in December; Concern of companies on liability; Concern of party planners on sexual misconduct or harassment.
- ER index. Thomas, Doug // Executive Report;Jan1995, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p10
Presents the `Executive Report' index for the month ended November 11, 1994 for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Weakness in banking, basic materials and capital goods stocks; Continued strength in local technology and healthcare stocks.