Rabb announces election integrity legislation

(5 hours ago)

This legislation would give the new board the ability to perform oversight and combat election disinformation, ensuring that candidates for public office accept election results. Read more

 

Rabb announces legislation to assist municipalities in establishing green banks

(6 hours ago)

As part of the federal government’s Inflation Reduction Act, the $27 billion Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund will go toward providing financial assistance to green banks, which are nonprofit organizations focused on the deployment of low- and zero-emission products, technologies and services. Read more

 

PLBC statement on passing of former state Sen. Milton Street

(16 hours ago)

“The PLBC sends its most heartfelt condolences to the Street family on the passing of Senator Milton Street. He came from humble beginnings and was an entrepreneur who worked hard to have a successful business and advocate for similar businesses, ultimately taking him to the state’s General Assembly." Read more

 

DeLissio, Miller: Identogo fingerprinting for state clearances available online

(16 hours ago)

The shortened time to receive results due to electronic delivery will further safeguard children, aid applicants in obtaining positions of employment and aid employers in filling vacancies of positions that serve children. Read more

 

Rabb highlights Native-centered legislation for Native American Heritage Month

(Nov 22, 2022)

Rabb said he is highlighting his spate of Native-centered legislation in November, which is Native American Heritage month, to bring awareness to the continuing and widespread disregard for indigenous peoples, their history and culture, and the misappropriation thereof and how Pennsylvania can substantively right these wrongs. Read more

 

Pennsylvania’s Efforts to Fight Climate Change Can Lead the Way for the World

(Nov 21, 2022)

It is crucial that states like Pennsylvania be a part of the climate solution equation because we can craft policy in a way that accounts for regional and state-specific climate impacts. Read more

 

Philadelphia Delegation salutes warm welcome to second immigrant bus that arrived in the city from Texas

(Nov 21, 2022)

“As their harrowing journey comes to an end, we want to make sure everyone knows that innocent people trying to make better lives for themselves and their families will never be punished in Philadelphia.” Read more

 

PLBC installs officers for 2023-24 session

(Nov 17, 2022)

“Officer selection is our first step in making sure the importance of our voices is heard in Harrisburg and across the commonwealth at what is a very critical time in Pennsylvania and this country,” Bullock said. Read more

 

Philadelphia Delegation praises coordinated response of the city on the arrival of first migrant bus sent from Texas

(Nov 17, 2022)

The delegation said its top concern and priority is the welfare of the group of migrants and highlighted that the key words against the backdrop of migrations are collaboration and solidarity. Read more

 

Cephas to step down as co-chair of the legislative Women’s Health Caucus

(Nov 16, 2022)

Cephas said she will face new challenges as she moves on to other roles in the Caucus, but she said regardless of her job title, she will keep championing commonsense policies that support birthing people and their families. Read more

 

Bullock, Curry highlight issue of student homelessness

(Nov 15, 2022)

In the 2020-21 school year, 32,666 students in Pennsylvania schools were homeless or living without adequate housing. Read more

 

House Democratic Caucus Elects 2023/24 Leadership Team

(Nov 15, 2022)

The Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus unanimously re-elected its current Leadership team to serve in the 2023-24 legislative session. Read more

 

Sainato delivers farewell remarks in state House chamber

(Nov 15, 2022)

Sainato, who served for 11 years as Democratic chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, expressed gratitude to his staff and emphasized the importance of constituent service. Read more

 

PLBC: Penn State antiracism decisions move needle backward

(Nov 15, 2022)

“The university’s recent actions appear to undermine, dilute and divert from the racial and social justice initiatives championed by professors, administrators and students on campus in recent years." Read more

 

Rozzi: How to boost Pennsylvania’s new educator pipeline

(Nov 14, 2022)

We need to establish stronger incentives to keep quality teachers in Pennsylvania. Two bills in the House can achieve this goal and together create the educator accelerator that we need. Read more

 

'Big Lie' chases Pa. election workers from their jobs, could delay vote counts

(Nov 04, 2022)

State Rep. Matt Bradford, D-Montgomery, condemned threats against Pennsylvania’s election workers fueled by elected officials and right-wing media repeating the “big lie” about the 2020 election. These threats have already led to county directors and deputy directors choosing to leave their jobs in more than half of the commonwealth’s 67 counties. Read more

 

Kinsey introduces legislation to abolish slavery as punishment for crime

(Nov 03, 2022)

“Slavery and involuntary servitude have no place in Pennsylvania, and it is time for our constitution to reflect that. I believe this legislation is one way to address the legacy of slavery and help us move in a direction towards equality and justice.” Read more

 

Voting Today Matters Tomorrow

(Nov 03, 2022)

Voting is easier than ever. The days of being forced to wait in long lines to cast your ballot in person are over. You can vote by mail, put your ballot in a drop box, or you can still go to the polls in person. Read more

 

Rozzi appointed to $1 billion trust dedicated to fighting Pennsylvania’s opioid epidemic

(Nov 03, 2022)

“Settlement money will be spent differently county by county, empowering local governments to do what’s best for their community,” Rozzi said. “All of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties have been impacted by addiction, and I’m proud to say lawmakers are coming together to take a stand against it.” Read more

 

Bizzarro introduces ‘Beagle Bills’ to enhance protections for animals

(Nov 03, 2022)

“My passion for protecting the rights of animals has never wavered. I was proud to author Libre’s Law that strengthened penalties for people who abuse animals, and I’m proud to once again offer legislation that protects our four-legged friends,” said Bizzarro. Read more

 

Rabb announces election integrity legislation
5 hours ago

Rabb announces legislation to assist municipalities in establishing green banks
6 hours ago

PLBC statement on passing of former state Sen. Milton Street
16 hours ago

DeLissio, Miller: Identogo fingerprinting for state clearances available online
16 hours ago

Rabb highlights Native-centered legislation for Native American Heritage Month
Nov 22, 2022

Pennsylvania’s Efforts to Fight Climate Change Can Lead the Way for the World
Nov 21, 2022

Philadelphia Delegation salutes warm welcome to second immigrant bus that arrived in the city from Texas
Nov 21, 2022

PLBC installs officers for 2023-24 session
Nov 17, 2022

Philadelphia Delegation praises coordinated response of the city on the arrival of first migrant bus sent from Texas
Nov 17, 2022

Cephas to step down as co-chair of the legislative Women’s Health Caucus
Nov 16, 2022

Bullock, Curry highlight issue of student homelessness
Nov 15, 2022

House Democratic Caucus Elects 2023/24 Leadership Team
Nov 15, 2022

Sainato delivers farewell remarks in state House chamber
Nov 15, 2022

PLBC: Penn State antiracism decisions move needle backward
Nov 15, 2022

Rozzi: How to boost Pennsylvania’s new educator pipeline
Nov 14, 2022

'Big Lie' chases Pa. election workers from their jobs, could delay vote counts
Nov 04, 2022

Kinsey introduces legislation to abolish slavery as punishment for crime
Nov 03, 2022

Voting Today Matters Tomorrow
Nov 03, 2022

Rozzi appointed to $1 billion trust dedicated to fighting Pennsylvania’s opioid epidemic
Nov 03, 2022

Bizzarro introduces ‘Beagle Bills’ to enhance protections for animals
Nov 03, 2022