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Public Policy

Representing the aggregate voice of more than 1,000 member companies

A Voice for Business

Consistent with our mission, the Council has emerged as the region’s preeminent leader in driving a pro-growth public environment on behalf of the region’s technology sector. To that end, our public policy committee meets regularly to evaluate emerging policy issues, to update our priority agenda items and to develop an advocacy strategy targeting positive regional change.
In developing our position statements on various tax policies, the Council historically has adopted a position that seeks to create a tax environment that, at most, is no more obtrusive than that of competing cities and states.

Federal, State, Local Economic Development

Allegheny County Department of Economic Development

Allegheny County Economic Development (ACED) is the lead economic and residential development agency for Allegheny County. They coordinate development initiatives that can be as far-reaching and complex as revitalizing the former Carrie Furnace site or as personal as the home improvement dreams of a single resident.
425 Sixth Avenue 
Suite 800
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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Governor’s Action Team

The Governor’s Action Team is the single point of contact for businesses that are evaluating Pennsylvania as a site for a facility location or expansion. The Governor’s Action Team’s headquarters is located in Harrisburg, with five regional offices located across the state. To find out more about how the Governor’s Action Team can help your business grow and expand successfully, call them at 866.GO.NEWPA or 866.466.3972.
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Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

The goal of the Department of Community and Economic Development is to foster opportunities for businesses and communities to succeed and thrive in a global economy, thereby enabling Pennsylvanians to achieve a superior quality of life. Led by Secretary Dennis Yablonsky, the Department ensures growth and development in our businesses and communities across Pennsylvania.
400 North Street, 4th Floor
Commonwealth Keystone Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225
866.GO.NEWPA (866.466.3972)
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Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is more than a redevelopment authority -- it is the City of Pittsburgh's economic development agency. The URA operates housing programs and economic development programs, and an array of other activities including: business assistance and financing, home ownership and improvement financing, international relationship-building through the Sister Cities program, and assistance with the development of residential, commercial, industrial and mixed use sites through site assembly, environmental remediation and a variety of financing options.
200 Ross St # 13
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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U.S. Small Business Administration

The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U. S. Virgin Islands and Guam.
Pittsburgh District Office
411 Seventh Avenue
Suite 1450
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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