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Breakfast Sausage: 5 stories to read this morning

Published by Andrew McGill on .

breakfastsausageHello, friends. Busy morning today, so forgive the brevity.

1. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey speaks at the Allegheny County Courthouse against cuts to the National Energy Technology Laboratory, which has a long history in the Pittsburgh area.

2. Advocacy group Pittsburgh United released a white paper yesterday saying UPMC's low wages are helping erode the middle class.

3. Pittsburgh City Paper delves into the Port Authority's new board structure, which will take some power away from the county executive and make it easier for Republicans to throw wrenches in the works.

4. Pennsylvania has $40 million in federal funds collecting dust because it opted not set up its own healthcare exchange, PA Independent reports.

5. And Politics PA has a neat story comparing Pennsylvania's redistricting to California's.

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