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Oakland businesses work to chart path forward in yellow phase

A lack of events due to COVID-19 has caused business to slow down at Gidas Flowers and many other businesses around Oakland.

By Martha Layne, Senior Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

The County’s May 15 move to the yellow phase of reopening has allowed businesses to start making decisions about what reopening will look like and how to overcome the economic damage done over the past few weeks.

Allegheny County to move to yellow phase, University preparing updated guidance

Allegheny County to move to yellow phase, University preparing updated guidance

By Ashton Crawley, Senior Staff Writer

May 8, 2020

Allegheny County will move from the red phase into the yellow phase of Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 pandemic mitigation strategy on May 15, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday. Pitt said it will issue its own guidance about how operations will change in the yellow phase, while still keeping community members safe.

Governor approves state-related funding

Gov. Tom Wolf leaves the Cathedral of Learning after meeting with Chancellor Patrick Gallagher amid state funding concerns. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By Rachel Glasser | News Editor

October 28, 2017

Governor Tom Wolf signed an appropriation bill passed by the state legislature into law Friday morning — meaning Pitt is officially funded. The signing of the bill — which the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed Wednesday by a margin of 181-5 — marks the end of a more than four-month stale...

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