Interviews & Profiles


A Q&A with Khalid Mumin

The Pennsylvania Education Secretary talks about what it wil take to make the state a leader in all things education.


A Q&A with Kyle Kopko

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania Executive Director discusses the state and future of rural education

Health Care

The CSPA Q&A: Allegheny County Human Services Director Erin Dalton

Dalton spoke with City & State about the challenges facing the county’s vulnerable populations ahead of the Greater Pittsburgh Healthcare Summit.


The CSPA Q&A: State Rep. Arvind Venkat

The freshman lawmaker – and emergency room physician – spoke with City & State ahead of the Greater Pittsburgh Healthcare Summit

Interviews & Profiles

A Q&A with former congressman Charlie Dent

The former congressman spoke on the state of the Republican Party and what could happen in 2024


A Q&A with Sinceré Harris

A one-on-one conversation with Cherelle Parker’s campaign manager on what Democrats can learn from the historic primary win

Interviews & Profiles

A Q&A with Chad Dion Lassiter

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Executive Director, who will be a panelist at City & State’s 3rd Annual Diversity Summit, talks about how DEI can impact individual companies and the economy at all levels.

Interviews & Profiles

A Q&A with Delaware County DEI Director Lauren Footman

We spoke with Delaware County’s first Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, who will be moderating at City & State’s 3rd Annual Diversity Summit

Interviews & Profiles

A Q&A with Christine Todd Whitman

The longtime GOP stalwart is co-chairing a new political party looking to provide a way forward for American voters and politicians.

Capitol Beat

Dave McCormick: ‘America needs to go to the gym’

The former hedge fund executive is contemplating another U.S. Senate run.

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Tim Ryan talks natural gas policy and the need for ‘radical pragmatism’

The former presidential candidate and current co-chair of the Natural Allies for a Clean Energy Future leadership council spoke with City & State during a recent visit to Pittsburgh.

Interviews & Profiles

Jeff Brown wants to make Philadelphia his business

The fourth-generation grocer is playing the role of political outsider in the Democratic field of candidates.

Interviews & Profiles

A Q&A with CNN’s Jake Tapper

The Philly native talks about his decade on CNN and Pennsylvania’s role in the 2024 presidential election.

Interviews & Profiles

‘The kids are not OK’: Helen Gym’s big plans for Philly center around the youth

The first Asian American woman to serve on City Council is hoping to be the first female mayor in the city’s history.

News & Politics

A Q&A with Chris Deluzio, one of Pennsylvania’s newest members of Congress

The Democrat talks with City & State about his first few months in office, the looming debt limit debate and labor relations in Pittsburgh.

Interviews & Profiles

Derek Green has a family-focused approach to running for mayor of Philadelphia

The former City Councilmember says his parenting and political experience drives his campaign for the city’s 100th mayor.

Interviews & Profiles

A Q&A with Admiral Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania’s former Secretary of Health

The U.S. assistant secretary for health addresses the opioid crisis, PA’s COVID-19 response and more.