New Case Study on Pittsburgh to Set The Scene for Major National Gatherings Coming to the City

August 10, 2009

Netroots Nation, AFL-CIO Conference, G-20 Summit to be Held in Pittsburgh; City’s Industrial Plan Provides a Model for Nation’s Manufacturing Economy

**News Conference Call On Tuesday at 2 p.m. ET**

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With national and international attention turning to Pittsburgh this week with the arrival of the Netroots Nation bloggers convention, followed next month by the AFL-CIO annual conference and the G-20 Summit, the city’s struggle to forge new jobs in an economy where millions have disappeared will take center stage.

Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., will join United Steelworkers president Leo Gerard and Campaign for America’s Future co-director Robert Borosage on a conference call with reporters on Tuesday to release a new report about the city’s progress and implications for the nation.

Participants on the call will release a new report by the Campaign for America’s Future that details how Pittsburgh’s businesses and state and local governments worked together on an industrial plan that is reviving the city and offers a model for how the modern manufacturing sector could take shape throughout the country.


DATE: Tuesday, August 11, 2009

TIME: 2 p.m. ET

CALL-IN: 888-481-2862, code 2911487


Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa.

Leo Gerard, president, United Steelworkers

Robert Borosage, co-dir., Campaign for America’s Future

**NOTE: Space is limited. Media representatives interested in participating should reserve a line by contacting Jennifer Ettinger at jettinger@ourfuture.org .**

SOURCE Campaign for America’s Future

Source: newswire

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