The Pittsburgh City Council listens to testifiers before they vote on UPMC Mercy’s expansion plan. (Photo by Kat Procyk/PublicSource)

City Council votes in favor of UPMC Mercy expansion after a controversial community benefits agreement

Brittany Hailer | July 31, 2018 Amid opposition from local activists Pittsburgh City Council approved UPMC’s expansion plan on Tuesday by a 7-2 vote with council members Deb Gross and Darlene Harris voting against it. Paul Wood, chief communications officer of UPMC, wrote in a statement: “UPMC appreciates today’s 7-2 City Council vote after their Read More