Kim Lyons is an award-winning writer and editor who spends way too much time on Twitter. Her experience includes crime, features and business reporting, and she has a huge crush on Pittsburgh. She was a 2015 Kiplinger Fellow in Public Affairs Journalism at the Ohio State University, and is a founding member of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Online News Association.
Uber is once again trying to drum up support for legislation that would give the company permanent legal status in Pennsylvania. It's asking supporters in Pittsburgh and across the state to sign a petition to the Legislature.
A pledge to commit at least 10 percent of Pittsburgh's operating and capital budget spending to disaster preparedness and infrastructure improvement projects has garnered $5 million in funding from the 100 Resilient Cities program.