Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl met with the African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania Friday morning to discuss the accomplishments of the last year as well as the goals he has for the upcoming year. He spoke about the balanced budget he will be presenting to the ICA on Monday as well as the many developments that have taken shape over the last year.
Ravenstahl added how the city will be instituting a new program to help lower the number of gun related deaths in the city as well as the revitalization efforts of many neighborhoods. He mentioned the CBA that was reached with the Hill district neighborhood and the G.C. Murphy building that has just started development. He said that Pittsburgh is positioned well for the next few years and will continue to see growth in many areas.