Policy

Auditor General DePasquale Urges Resignations at PA Human Relations Commission

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale joined the state chapter of the NAACP in calling for resignations at the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC). “It’s been nearly...

Legislation to Protect Pennsylvanians’ Personal Information

State Rep. Ed Neilson, D-Phila., introduced legislation that would protect consumers across the Commonwealth by requiring the opportunity to opt out of having their...

Plan to Modernize Pennsylvania’s Equal Pay Law

On the eve of Equal Pay Day, Senators Steve Santarsiero (D-Bucks) and Maria Collett (D-Bucks/Montgomery) issued a joint memorandum inviting fellow senators to join them in...

Gov. Wolf Signs Pension Forfeiture Reform into Law

Governor Tom Wolf today continued his work to restore trust in Pennsylvania’s government by signing into law important updates to the Public Employee Pension...

Fire Safety, Sprinkler Legislation to be Introduced in PA

State Senator Andy Dinniman is drafting a package of legislation designed to help prevent fatal fires like the one that struck the Barclay Friends...

Plan to Eliminate Religious and “Philosophical” Exemptions for Vaccines for Kids

State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) announced legislation designed to increase the number of Pennsylvania school children who are immunized against diseases that spread easily among...

DCED Announces More Than $53 Million in New Investments to Attract...

Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of 10 projects through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) that will...

Democrats Introduce Package of Legislation to Curb Workplace Harassment

Democrats from the Pennsylvania House and Senate introduced a package of legislation aimed to curb harassment in the workplace, along with support from Governor...

Wolf Administration Awards $15 Million in Housing Grants to Help Individuals...

Governor Tom Wolf announced the departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Human Services (DHS) have awarded $15 million in federal Substance Abuse...

Governor Wolf Expands Clean and Renewable Energy Through $12 Million in...

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of 11 projects through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) that will assist in the development of clean and...