The year is 2020. You’re driving home from work, listening to your favorite satellite radio station. An announcer interrupts with breaking news: Smallpox has broken out in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of patients are flooding hospitals, with untold more infected. The public is panicked. Local officials are scrambling to maintain control.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading UPMC vies to become the nation’s vaccine center
Facts and knowledge have always been important to me, in government and in business. I believe that it is my duty to either know the answers or to know where to get the answers fast if an important decision must be made.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading A life’s recounting in the subject’s own words
There is a tide in the affairs of leaders. A rising tide, the saying goes, lifts all boats. It’s a low tide that you have to survive, and rare is the leader who doesn’t face one. Jim Rohr’s low tide came in 2002. After the stock market bubble had burst, America was looking…

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  • Issue Quarter Spring/​Summer
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading State-​sponsored gambling & Jim Rohr
“Things do not change; we change.” — Henry David Thoreau Soon you will be asked to choose the purpose, shape, size and basic character of your local government. Fellow citizens are organizing now to ask you whether to reorganize the many layers and types of local government that have defined Allegheny County for almost 250

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Government consolidation with Mark Desantis and James C. Roddey
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