<p>Molly Duerig is a freelance videographer. She collaborates with PublicSource reporters, creating visual content to accompany their stories. Molly has degrees in English and Spanish from Allegheny College, and a filmmaking certificate from Pittsburgh Filmmakers.</p>
<p>Previously, Molly was a PublicSource's multimedia intern. She has also assisted in producing videos for Allegheny College's admissions department, as well as for The Women's Law Project in Pittsburgh. She worked as a features and news editor on her college newspaper.</p>
<p>Molly loves to read, write, bike and explore the great outdoors.</p>
The problem, which affects the public drinking water supply, has been going on for approximately twenty years. News crews came and left. But sewage, when it rains, continues to flow. And it’s causing some real tension in the community.
Rosemary Geraghty is used to people not understanding what she means when she says she’s a pro-life feminist. To send a message and make her point, she marched in the Women’s March on Washington Saturday.
Many believe the minimum wage hasn’t kept up with the times, and movements to raise it are being led by grassroots groups and governments in communities across the nation. In June, Los Angeles became the biggest city in the country to raise its minimum wage to $15 by 2020.
Nineteen U.S. cities and counties experienced mandated wage increases this year; 29 states and Washington, D.C., already require employers to pay workers more than $7.25.
The future of each bill is in the hands of committees whose members can vote to either table a bill, accept it as is, make amendments or defeat it altogether. If accepted, a bill would then be considered and voted on by the Senate and the House. Finally, it would land on the governor’s desk. The House is scheduled to reconvene Aug. 25, and the Senate on Sept.
Bryan McCormick, an athlete who competes in cycling and rowing, recently participated in an Adaptive Sports Expo in Pittsburgh. Bryan has been paralyzed from his ribcage down since he was injured in a skiing accident 14 years ago.
This story has been updated Her voice and hands sapped by ALS, Mount Lebanon resident Mara Sweterlitsch uses a speech-generating device to write and print out questions for her next doctor’s appointment.
Jennifer Lowe, a 46-year-old Brighton Heights woman with cerebral palsy, handles email and phone calls through her communication device to work as an education consultant for students with disabilities.