Sunday, September 22, 2013
A Taste of Grow Pittsburgh
The event will feature an assortment of tastings from Grow Pittsburgh's restaurant partners who purchase locally grown produce and host fundraising dinners for us. Guests will be invited to indulge in organic foods, sip local beer and wine, listen to great music, bid on wonderful silent auction packages and enjoy the galleries, patio and lawn surrounding Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.
Do you think the 39-year prison sentence for David Kwiatkowski, a traveling medical technician convicted of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C, is too lenient, too harsh, or appropriate? <More Info>
A traveling medical technician was sentenced this week to 39 years in prison for stealing painkillers and infecting dozens of patients in four states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes. Prosecutors had pushed for a 40-year sentence, saying 34-year-old David Kwiatkowski created a "national public health crisis." Defense lawyers argued that a 30-year sentence would better balance the seriousness of the crime against his mental and emotional problems and his addiction to drugs and alcohol, which clouded his judgment.
Do you support raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10?