Mayor Bill Peduto will present the city’s $539.4 million operating budget and $75.9 million capital budget for 2017 to city council this morning. One Pittsburgh, a coalition of economic and social justice groups that has been advocating for housing and early education funding, plans to be there and is urging people to attend with a Facebook event. After Tuesday’s election, the group's executive director said, it’s especially important, because she doubts there will be federal funds for the issues One Pittsburgh cares about.
68,236. That's how many votes came between Trump and Hillary in Pa. These graphics from the Washington Post lay out just how close the race was: "Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania account for 46 electoral votes. If Clinton had won these states, she could have sealed the presidency with 274 total electoral votes."
Pennsylvania's northwest corner — which proved to be a hearty win for Obama in 2012 — took on a new hue this election. "Trump flipped the county, winning by two points as he carried Pennsylvania, one of the Rust Belt dominoes whose white working-class voters came out in droves for him," The New York Times reports.
On the Calendar
|What||Join the Muslim Student Association at Pitt for Islam Awareness Week, which includes daily events to spread education and promote unity. Events include breaking stereotypes, open Quran study, a hijab challenge and more.|
|Where||University of Pittsburgh at campus (North Oakland)|
|When||November 14, 2016 at 12:00 pm to November 18, 2016 at 3:00 pm|
The Incline Likes
Pittsburgh's first cashless coffee shop opens Nov. 18 in Homewood, NextPittsburgh notes. Everyday Cafe, 532 N. Homewood Ave., will serve "hand-crafted coffee and tea drinks, as well as light bites such as soups, salads and sandwiches."