The coronavirus, and all of its dynamics, dominate the minds of many – and should. But on Tuesday morning, at the midpoint of 2020, a newly formed coalition shifted focus on building a sturdier, sustainable Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh Works Together, an alliance of labor, business and civic leaders, held a video news conference to unveil an agenda that, in the words of executive director Jeff Nobers, “would get not just our economy back to where it was, but to make it an even stronger economy.”

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Rick Shrum joined the Observer-Reporter as a reporter in 2012, after serving as a section editor, sports reporter and copy editor at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Rick has won eight individual writing awards, including two Golden Quills.

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