Policy

Proposal to Reduce the Size of Pennsylvania State Legislature

Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) has introduced legislation that would amend the Pennsylvania Constitution, reducing the number of legislative districts in Pennsylvania from 203 to...

West Philadelphia Neighborhood Can Achieve New Development Opportunities with Restore Pennsylvania

Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Community Affairs and Development Rick Vilello joined local officials and representatives from ACHIEVEability on a tour...

New Carpentry Apprenticeship Funding Available in Allegheny, Blair, and Lebanon Counties

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for the Keystone + Mountain + Lakes (KML) Carpenters Apprenticeship and Training Fund to assist...

New Law to Protect Victims of Human Trafficking

Governor Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 60 into law, elevating a human trafficking offense to a first-degree felony, increasing fines and prison times, and...

Governor Wolf Urges Legislature to Tackle Gun Violence, Student Debt, Toxic...

Governor Tom Wolf called upon Pennsylvanians to imagine a better commonwealth – one with a stronger workforce, better schools, safer communities, and more opportunities...

State Senator Proposes Bill Banning the Harmful Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) has proposed a bill to ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide that is known to cause harm to human health, as...

PA Education Department Seeks Sponsors for Summer Meals and Nutrition Programs

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is encouraging organizations across the state to help provide nutritious meals to children in low-income areas during the...

PA Proposes Regulations to Support Mental Health and Substance Use...

The Pennsylvania Insurance Department is introducing new regulations to protect consumers’ mental health and substance use disorder rights in the commonwealth. The regulations build...

Senators Renew Call for Paid Family Leave Following Committee Hearing

Senator Maria Collett (D-12 Montgomery/Bucks), Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie), and advocates from across the Commonwealth held a press conference on Tuesday following a hearing of the...

Governor Wolf: Approval of New Overtime Rules a Victory for Hardworking...

Building on his commitment to workers, Governor Tom Wolf announced the state’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) voted today to approve the Department of...

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