One of our values is that we’re in it for the long haul. While our agendas span three years each, we are dedicated to carrying our programs over the finish line, no matter how long they take. In 2015, two long-term projects came to fruition that demonstrate the power of staying the course. General Electric’s decision to site its Center for Additive Technology Advancement here was the culmination of 15 years of effort to prepare the region for this type of successful economic development. Another example was the City of Clairton’s exit from Act 47, the result of a nearly three decade-long effort to help the community get back on its feet and to modernize earned income tax collection in Pennsylvania.

Watch how our blueprints on these two issues culminated in success: