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Matt Smith’s 8th Annual Senior Fair – Mt. Lebanon Magazine

Getting older can come not just with wisdom but also new challenges, many of them health-related. State Sen. Matt Smith will host his 8th annual senior fair to help seniors and their caretakers better navigate those waters, October 22, from 10……Continue reading »

Backers of airport trade center look for more funding – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Another $7 million in public assistance could be on the way to support the Pittsburgh International Airport World Trade Center, which has $7 million in state money committed to it. At the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County meeting on Friday,……Continue reading »

Pennsylvania Fiscal Officers Say Budget in Dire Situation – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s general fund balance dipped below zero on Monday, the first such occurrence this early in the fiscal year in at least 14 years, the state’s Democratic auditor general and treasurer said. The fiscal situation comes only 2 1⁄2 months……Continue reading »

Smith Calls Administration’s Borrowing “Extremely Troubling”

HARRISBURG, Sept. 16, 2014 – - State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) today issued the following statement in response to the Corbett Administration’s decision to borrow up to $1.5 billion to cover state government’s basic operating expenses. Smith voted against the……Continue reading »

Police Officers Applaud Law Created in Rocco’s Name – WPXI TV

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Celebrating the Enactment of Rocco’s Law – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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