2019: Looking Back At A Year In Pittsburgh News
On today's program: It’s been a year of incremental progress in Pittsburgh. WESA staffers discuss it all, from a shakeup in the U.S. House and changes to the state justice system to ongoing concerns surrounding air quality, public school finances, major development projects, mayoral priorities and the state of local cultural institutions.
- Chris Potter, government and accountability editor
- Margaret J. Krauss, development and transportation reporter
- Sarah Boden, health and science reporter
- Katie Meyer, capitol bureau chief
- An-Li Herring, government and accountability reporter
- Sarah Schneider, education reporter
- Bill O'Driscoll, arts and culture reporter
And finally, some thank yous. Thanks to the hundreds of guests who have appeared on the show in 2019; thanks to the diligent reporters, producers and operations staff in the WESA newsroom; and a very special thanks to you for listening.
The Confluence is taking a break for the holidays and will return on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. Who would you like to hear on the Confluence in the new year? Email your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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