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Southwest PA Named a ‘Build Back Better’ Challenge Finalist, Could Get Up to $100 Million from ARP


Southwest Pennsylvania could get up to $100 million as part of the American Rescue Plan to boost its robotics sector. WESA’s An-Li Herring reports the region has been named one of 60 finalists in the Build Back Better challenge.

Read the full story at: https://www.wesa.fm/economy-business/2021-12-14/southwestern-pennsylvania-named-a-finalist-for-up-to-100m-in-build-back-better-money

(Original air-date: 12/21/21)

An-Li Herring is a reporter for 90.5 WESA, with a focus on economic policy, local government, and the courts. She previously interned for NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg in Washington, DC, and the investigations team at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. A Pittsburgh native, An-Li completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan and earned her law degree from Stanford University.