How Have Politics And Policies United And Divided Pittsburgh In 2017?
It’s been a eventful news year in the Steel City, from hospital booms to repeated flush and boil orders to President Trump's impact on Pennsylvania.
Where have policies and politics divided us? How will new infrastructure and transportation plans affect us in 2018? And where will the fallout from revelations of sexual assault and harassment leave us next year?
90.5 WESA's Kevin Gavin discusses all this in a special two-hour edition of The Confluence looking back at the year's biggest headlines from across the Pittsburgh region.
Joining this week:
- Rebecca Addison, news editor at Pittsburgh City Paper
- Jeremy Boren, digital managing editor for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
- Kim Lyons, freelance reporter
- Brentin Mock, reporter for CityLab
- Chris Potter, reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
- Halle Stockton, managing editor for PublicSource
- Mike Wereschagin, freelancer and investigative reporter for The Caucus
- Virginia Alvino Young, reporter at 90.5 WESA
The Confluence, where the news comes together, is 90.5 WESA’s weekly news program. Each week, reporters, editors and storytellers join veteran journalist and host Kevin Gavin to take an in-depth look at stories important to the Pittsburgh region.
Find more episodes of The Confluence here.