Media Advisory – Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee to host Pittsburgh hearing on updates to Neighborhood Improvement District Act.

PITTSBURGH – The Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee is holding a public hearing at 9:30 am on Wednesday, September 8th to discuss Senate Bill 797, Neighborhood Improvement District Act Modernization & Streamlining.

Committee member Senator Devlin Robinson (R-37), whose district includes parts of Allegheny and Washington counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, introduced the legislation. 

WHO: Senator John Yudichak (I-14), chair of committee, will be joined by Robinson, as well as other members of the legislative panel. Business leaders, economic development specialists and tourism experts – including Visit Pittsburgh – are slated to participate, among others. The schedule is subject to change.

  • Jerad Bachar: President & CEO, Visit Pittsburgh.
  • Alisa Faulk: Greater Pittsburgh Hotel Association; General Manager of AC Hotel Pittsburgh Downtown;
  • Tiffany Gallagher: Civitas Advisors.

WHAT: The Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee is holding a hearing on Senate Bill 797, Neighborhood Improvement District Act Modernization & Streamlining.

WHEN: 9:30 am., Wednesday, Sept. 8th.

WHERE: Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh; Lawrence Welk Room Mezzanine.

WATCH: The hearing will be streamed live at https://community.pasenategop.com/.

The hearing is open to the media, but RSVP’s are recommended. 

CONTACT: Scot Pitzer – Executive Director; spitzer@pasen.gov