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New board member named to Port Authority of Allegheny County

Port Authority of Allegheny County has a new board member.

Robert Vescio, who works for Downtown law firm Cohen and Grigsby, was appointed by Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mike Turzai, R-Marshall, to fill a position recently vacated by former board member David White.

Vescio’s term will expire Sept. 23, 2016.

He previously worked in the state House and Senate, and as a senior staff member to former Allegheny County Chief Executive Jim Roddey.

The board has 11 unpaid members. Six are appointed by the chief executive, four by the state legislative caucuses, and one by the governor.

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