After an emotional day in the City County Building, Pittsburgh City Council voted 7-2 to approve UPMC’s expansion of its Mercy campus in Uptown. The decision came after nearly two hours of public comment from community members opposing the plan.

Many spoke out against a short list of promises UPMC calls a community benefits agreement, or CBA, which includes the creation of a mental health unit and an expansion of workforce development programs.

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