About the Institute


The Institute of Politics delivers timely information about the major issues affecting our region to elected officials and community leaders—and the public whom they serve—and provides a non-partisan forum where diverse viewpoints are shared, synthesized, and applied to the goal of promoting an improved quality of life, government efficiency, and economic vitality in Western Pennsylvania.


The Institute of Politics will serve as the region’s most effective partner in the development of enlightened public policy that promotes the vitality of Western Pennsylvania to the benefit of all individuals, institutions, and businesses.