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Overheard at Tredici: Josh Shapiro

Pennsylvania’s attorney general on facing backlash, seeking civility and being the “people’s lawyer” the state needs

From his election as the first Democratic chairman of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners in 150 years, to a first term as Pennsylvania attorney general distinguished by landmark actions against the perpetrators of the opioid crisis, the clergy abuse epidemic and Trump’s travel ban, Josh Shapiro has proven himself a transformative and bold advocate who’s unafraid to take on the big fights.

In this episode of the 6ABC web series, A.G. Shapiro talks to Citizen Chairman Ajay Raju at Center City Restaurant Tredici about the importance of finding common ground in divisive times, pursuing pragmatic strategies to battle inequality, and how a dashed dream of becoming the world’s first physician-slash-NBA superstar launched a career trajectory that would one day make him Pennsylvania’s “people’s lawyer.”

Watch the full conversation here.

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