David Morehouse
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"David Morehouse" (born 1960) is a former political official and currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League.

Morehouse grew up in the Beechview (Pittsburgh)/Beechview neighborhood of Pittsburgh. He graduated from South Catholic High School in 1978. After high school, Morehouse worked as a boilermaker in a local steel mill until an injury forced him to quit that line of work. At 24 years old, he enrolled at the Community College of Allegheny County, earning an associate degree in general studies in three years. After graduating from CCAC, he enrolled at Duquesne University. While studying at Duquesne, Morehouse worked for Jay Costa who was the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania/Allegheny County Register of Wills, and became a Pennsylvania State Senate/state senator in 1996.

In 1992, Morehouse worked on the presidential campaign for Bill Clinton. He earned a job with the Clinton administration as Director of Strategy in the Office of National Drug Control Policy. He also served as Deputy Director of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.). After these positions, Morehouse attended Harvard University/Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government and earned a Master of Public Administration degree.

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If there is a chance [for a profit], it is going to go to the Hill District.

Our lobbyists are talking about a new arena, and the development around the new arena.

It's here, it's ready, it fully funds an arena, and everyone should get behind it.

Everything we've done has been toward keeping the team in Pittsburgh. That's been a number one priority. If we had wanted to move the team, the easy thing to do would have been to play out the lease and then start shopping the team around.

We know there's that need.

We got the message loud and clear, and did what we were supposed to do.

Time is tight in a two- to three-year span, not a two- to three-month span.