News & Politics

Innamorato, Zappala find victory in Allegheny County

Innamorato is the first woman ever elected Allegheny County executive.

Special Reports

The race to ensure PA remains an innovation hub

With other states fast encroaching on its turf, a new commitment to being business- and workforce development-friendly is the order of the day across the commonwealth.

News & Politics

In letter to Biden, PA mayors push president to act on immigration

Six mayors from across the state are calling on Biden to take executive action on immigration.


Unless states act soon, the ‘AI rich’ will ‘only get richer’

A $62.7 million grant is going to a coalition of universities, philanthropic organizations and companies in southwestern Pennsylvania to increase workforce training in robotics and AI


Steel city startups are set to send new tech to the moon

Local and state officials want to play a key part in the future of America’s space exploration

Criminal Justice

Allegheny County Jail Oversight Board sued – by one of its own

Allegheny County Councilmember Bethany Hallam is demanding fellow board members attend meetings rather than send a surrogate

News & Politics

The Jan. 6 criminal case tracker

An in-depth chronicling of the ever-growing number of Pennsylvanians charged and convicted of crimes committed during the 2021 insurrection.

News & Politics

Innamorato resigns, bringing state House back to 101-101 tie

Innamorato resigned as she continues to campaign for Allegheny County executive.

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.

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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


The CSPA Q&A: House Health Committee Chair Dan Frankel

The Allegheny County Democrat spoke with City & State ahead of the Greater Pittsburgh Healthcare Summit


A brief history of havoc on Pennsylvania’s highways

City & State looks at some of the most memorable highway incidents over the last 10 years.

News & Politics

The next stage in the fight against antisemitism

As the Tree of Life trial begins almost five years after the deadly shooting, protective measures for Jews in Pennsylvania are still a work in progress.

Capitol Beat

5 things we know, post-primary edition

Progressives prevailed in Pittsburgh and more special elections could be on the horizon.


City & State honors western PA leaders at Pittsburgh Power 100 event

The event celebrated the most influential figures in the greater Pittsburgh region.

News & Politics

A Q&A with Allegheny County’s Rich Fitzgerald

The term-limited county executive goes over his last 12 years in office – and what’s next for him.