In January 1983, unemployment in metropolitan Pittsburgh reached 17.1 percent as deep recession and structural change rocked the region. Steel strikes raged, and famous mills went cold.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading How does the “city-​state” of Pittsburgh stack up against competitor regions across the country? Also, what does our region’s future hold? Get the facts about Pittsburgh in this first-​of-​its-​kind report.
It was Nov. 3, one day after the stunning midterm elections that had routed the Democrats and left the party in disarray both nationally and in Pennsylvania.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading How will PA’s new leadership affect drilling regulations?
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