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AG Shapiro Files Brief to Protect Women’s Rights to Abortion Services

Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed an amicus brief in a coalition of 16 attorneys general supporting women’s access to safe reproductive health care. The...

Fewer Than 25% of Employees Think It’s Important to Work at...

Only 24% of employees think it's important to work at a company that aligns with their political views, according to a new report from Clutch,...

Statewide Support for Gov. Wolf’s Gun Violence Reduction Executive Order

Governor Tom Wolf took an unprecedented step to reduce gun violence in Pennsylvania by signing an executive order addressing all types of gun violence in...

Senator Street Offers Legislation to Restrict Military Grade Weapons in wake...

Senator Sharif Street joined Philadelphia Mayor Ji Kenney, Senator Bob Casey, Congressman Evans and Philadelphia Police Commissioner Ross along with a host of elected...

Gov. Wolf Takes Bold Action to Reduce Gun Violence

Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order making unprecedented sweeping changes to executive branch agencies and programs to better target the public health crisis of...

AG Shapiro Urges Congressional Leadership to End Use of Harmful PFAS...

Attorney General Josh Shapiro urged the U.S. Congressional leadership to support federal legislation to regulate PFAS chemicals that are harming Pennsylvanians’ health and environment....

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf to Sign Sweeping Executive Order to Reduce Gun...

Governor Tom Wolf will sign an executive order to make sweeping changes to executive branch agencies and programs to better target the public health...

Is Anti-Semitism Normalizing Within the Democratic Party?

Today, the Alliance for Israel Advocacy (AIA) (www.israeladvocates.org/) praised the Trump administration for standing up and calling out the brazen and unprecedented anti-Semitism being expressed by...

Gov. Wolf, Sen. Casey Honor Victims, Call for Action on Federal...

Governor Tom Wolf and Senator Bob Casey were joined by legislators, representatives of CeaseFire PA, Moms Demand Action, religious leaders, and members of the...

$2.1 Million for Advanced Training to Retain, Diversity Teachers and School...

Governor Tom Wolf announced the Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded $2.1 million in grants to 11 universities to support innovative teacher and school...

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