Casey, Toomey: In Coup, Pittsburgh Snips St. Louis to Become U.S. Mustache Capital

American Mustache Institute Officially Burns St. Louis And Moves to Pittsburgh After Nearly 25 Years In Show-Me State

Previous AMI Study Showed Men with Mustaches Spend More Income Into Economy

Washington, DC- Today, U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) released the following statement in response to news that the American Mustache Institute has decided to relocate from St. Louis, Missouri to Pittsburgh.

“The American Mustache Institute’s decision confirmed what we already knew- that Pittsburgh is not only one of the country’s most livable cities but one of the most stylish,” Senator Casey said. “From the Handlebar to the Horseshoe, Pittsburghers can do it all. With football season around the corner, this announcement will up the pressure on the Steelers’ Brett Keisel to grow something truly extraordinary this year.”

“Pittsburgh was and continues to be home to many of our Nation’s greatest mustachioed men,” said Senator Toomey.  “Whether it be former Super Bowl winning Coach Bill Cowher or current all-star closer Jason Grilli, Pittsburgh has certainly seen its fair share of individuals that succeed due to hard work, ability and intimidating facial hair.   With this in mind, it only seems fitting that Pittsburgh be the home of the American Mustache Institute.”