Local Household Income Rises
Household income rose in southwestern Pennsylvania last year, but regional gains fell short of the record increase seen across the... More
Regional Wages Fall
The average weekly wage plummeted in southwestern Pennsylvania during the first quarter of the year driven by steep reductions in... More
The Right Thing To Do
For the next 10 to 12 years, The Pittsburgh Foundation will re-organize its grantmaking around a new operating principle, 100... More
Undertaking sustainable practices remains largely voluntary in Pittsburgh and surrounding counties. But the potential for saving money and a changing... More
Remaking Learning - How It Got Started
The eventual result of thousands of leaders and innovators working on behalf of kids, the Remake Learning Network started small:... More
Involuntary Mental Health Commitment
Teenagers and African Americans face the greatest risk of being involuntarily committed to mental health facilities in Allegheny County, a... More
Southwestern Pennsylvania’s imaginative twists on educating children with the digital media they find so engaging and the regional movement that... More
The image of citizen-friendly policing is one that Pittsburgh hopes to earn in African American neighborhoods as the result of... More
After competing against one another to lure the industry to their states for years, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and his... More
Pittsburgh’s gross domestic product (GDP) increased 3.3 percent and had the fifth-highest rate of growth from 2014 to 2015. Pittsburgh’s per capita real GDP saw the largest year-over-year growth of...
The Pittsburgh region lost 1,900 jobs between August 2015 and August 2016, a 0.2 percent decline. That percentage was below the benchmark average of a 2.3 percent gain and was...
According to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Pittsburgh has the smallest foreign-born population among its benchmark peers totaling 3.9 percent, below metros like Cincinnati, St. Louis and Cleveland. 29.3 percent...