Lisa Schroeder is president and CEO of Riverlife. Her nonprofit organization, founded in 1999 as the Riverlife Task Force, has been the engine for the transformation, creating the award-winning vision for the redesign of the riverfront and pushing new projects.
“What was most important for Pittsburgh was greening the riverfront, connecting [the rivers] to neighborhoods, making the waterfront the front door and lining rivers with spectacular architecture that presented the best of Pittsburgh to the world,” explains Schroeder.
Teen births cost taxpayers millions | The Advocate – “Louisiana has seen a 37 percent decline in the teen birth rate between 1991 and 2010. The impressive strides made have saved taxpayers an estimated $160 million in 2010 alone, compared to what they would have paid if rates had not fallen.”
Opinion: The ‘stupid party,’ revisited | CNN – You can’t say Gov. Bobby Jindal isn’t relentlessly focused when it comes to writing opinion pieces in national publications. In this one Jindal says that Republicans may act stupid, but Democrats are worse because they think Americans are stupid. Also, in an aside, he calls Attorney General Eric Holder a liar.
Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...
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