Monday, July 6, 2009

BGC in the News

Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation's executive director, Rick Swartz, is quoted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette today, talking about the future of the Main Street and Elm Street programs funded by the state:

Main, Elm Street funds threatened by proposed cuts in Pa. budget
Neighborhood advocates say jobs at risk
Monday, July 06, 2009
By Diana Nelson Jones, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Neighborhood advocates are alarmed by a proposed axing of Main Street and Elm Street funding in the coming state budget.

As lawmakers hash out a budget that could be $3 billion leaner, the shears are pruning what's considered to be nonessential and outside the protection of entitlement and federal mandate....

Read the rest of the story here.

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